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RIDGID Faucet and Sink Installer Tool
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RIDGID

Faucet and Sink Installer Tool

  • For close quarters plumbing under a sink
  • Fits over existing supply lines
  • Works on a wide number of basin nuts
$19.98 /each

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This RIDGID Faucet and Sink Installer Tool features an open slot for easy fit over existing supply lines (lines not included). The installer tool is constructed of lightweight high-strength plastic with durable aluminum inserts.

  • Lightweight high-strength plastic construction with durable aluminum inserts
  • Open slot for easy fit over existing supply lines (lines not included)
  • Use on 7/8 in. and 1 in. metal and plastic hex nuts (nuts not included)
  • Notched ends to engage 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6-tab basin nuts (nuts not included)
  • Extra long to turn hard-to-reach mounting nuts on faucets, sprayers and ball cocks (nuts, faucets, sprayers and ball cocks not included)
  • Shutoff valve attachment turns hard-to-reach angle stops without marring chrome (angle stops not included)
  • Holds strainer baskets in place (strainer baskets not included)

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Is this a universal tool ? A few customers indicated that it doesn't work on Moen or Am. Std.

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September 11, 2012
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Gloucester, VA, USA
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June 14, 2015
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Yes it is, it has several slots for different size nuts.
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Vernon Hills, Il
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April 28, 2015
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I used it on a Moen kitchen faucet, with no problem.
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January 4, 2015
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I used this with a Moen faucet. I don't see where it matters, the nuts that hold the faucet and water lines in place are pretty universal. This tool gives you access to quite a variety of nut sizes.
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September 23, 2014
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Yes. I Just used it to install two mowen faucets in Bathrooms on American Standard sinks worked great for me.
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Akron, Ohio
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April 1, 2014
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It didn't work on my Delta faucet, so if others have had issues with Moen or American Standards, I think it's safe to say this is NOT a universal tool.
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February 9, 2014
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I have used it on American Standard and Delta to date and it worked great on both.
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January 12, 2014
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There are many faucets that this doesn't fit. It's also cheap plastic that broke. Buy a proper old fashioned basin wrench.
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October 1, 2013
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Installed a Moen faucet with this tool just fine.
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Columbus, OH, USA
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September 17, 2013
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Worked perfectly on my American Standard bathroom faucet today.
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Lafayette, IN
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July 21, 2013
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This tool worked fine on my Moen faucet and removed my Pfister faucet. It can be used several different ways. Both sides of the plastic part and the metal inserts can be flipped. I found that the tool worked on the Moen best without metal inserts.
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September 13, 2012
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The tool may not work on all faucets but, it does work on some Moen faucets. This is also an installation tool not a removal tool.
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do they have a tool that fits 1 and half inch nut

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March 11, 2014
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May 15, 2016
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The alternative suggested by Ridgid above does not apply at all., The purpose of this tool is to control nuts where there is not room for the wrench to swing. In that situation the too Ridgid suggests is totally useless.
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January 4, 2015
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yes, each end of the tool fits different size nuts, etc. There is also inserts on each end that can be used or removed to fit other size needs
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August 19, 2014
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Yes I have many, open end wrench, sockets, box end wrench
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Mesa, AZ, USA
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May 27, 2014
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Husky Pro Black Crome socket driver set
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May 12, 2014
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Good news, candyman. They do!!!!
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March 12, 2014
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The faucet and sink installer only goes up to 1" hex nuts. You may want to consider the offset Hex Wrench (cat #31305). Its capacity is 1 1/8" - 2 5/8". The extra wide opening is ideal for securing drain nuts on sinks and tubs.
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Can't remove the 2"D X 2"D center basin hex nut/coulpler

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Boca Raton, FL
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August 7, 2016
I am having the MOST difficult time removing the center basin nut to replace my kitchen faucet. I have zero remove to maneuver due to existing disposal and only 5.5" from the back of sink to back of cabinet.(see pictures) The HD plumbing salesman said this product wouldn't work, but all I needed was a basin wrench. I got one, but it didn't work at all. The nut was too large for the basin wrench whether I take the disposal out or not. Will this tool work, or can you suggest a specific tool I can use. I am trying to avoid calling a costly plumber. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
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August 10, 2016
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I just got to my computer and looked at the pictures. They are great. I guess my soon to be obsolete/extinct Galaxy S4 is totally to blame.
After seeing these pictures, I am totally with the pull the GD suggestion. Sometimes, you can get the blade of an oscillating tool on the nuts. (Sonicrafter by Rockwell; Ridgid JobMax; Fein BigBucks- to name a few.)
I mainly wanted to let you know that the Read More
I just got to my computer and looked at the pictures. They are great. I guess my soon to be obsolete/extinct Galaxy S4 is totally to blame.
After seeing these pictures, I am totally with the pull the GD suggestion. Sometimes, you can get the blade of an oscillating tool on the nuts. (Sonicrafter by Rockwell; Ridgid JobMax; Fein BigBucks- to name a few.)
I mainly wanted to let you know that the pics were great. Good luck with this. You will likely wind up in the Desctructo Mode. Read Less
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August 10, 2016
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Thank you for all of your answers. I found a Large Jaw Basin Wrench online that I couldn't find at any store or even plumbing supply house in my area.I got it off in 3 minutes. That tool is a killer cool. I'm glad I looked around. A plumber we old have chared me a arm and a leg to pull the disposal and replace the new faucet. I love when my novice DIY persistence pays off#
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August 9, 2016
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Here's some advice.
1. Return the wrench and get a refund.
2. But this tool and try it. I love mine.
3. When I can't get a faucet out, I use a 4 1/2" grinder and cut the existing faucet into pieces. It eventually falls thru.
FYI, the pictures that you posted look quite bad on my Galaxy S4. I did not see them until I did the initial post of my answer . I really could not be sure what I was looking Read More
Here's some advice.
1. Return the wrench and get a refund.
2. But this tool and try it. I love mine.
3. When I can't get a faucet out, I use a 4 1/2" grinder and cut the existing faucet into pieces. It eventually falls thru.
FYI, the pictures that you posted look quite bad on my Galaxy S4. I did not see them until I did the initial post of my answer . I really could not be sure what I was looking at. It was a very good thought and I appreciate the effort. Read Less
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August 8, 2016
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It looks like you might be able to get a crowsfoot wrench up there...with some long extensions....though you may have to remove the disposal unit temporarily to get in there...good luck.
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August 8, 2016
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Yup. I've been there. Two options, neither much fun. You can either use a SawzAll to cut the top of the faucet off or pull the sink out of the counter to give you more room to work. I've done it both ways. Usually, if the sink is over 10 years old, it's a corroded mess below and cutting the top of the faucet off is the fastest and easiest thing to do.
After I used the saw to cut it off (maybe 45 Read More
Yup. I've been there. Two options, neither much fun. You can either use a SawzAll to cut the top of the faucet off or pull the sink out of the counter to give you more room to work. I've done it both ways. Usually, if the sink is over 10 years old, it's a corroded mess below and cutting the top of the faucet off is the fastest and easiest thing to do.
After I used the saw to cut it off (maybe 45 seconds), I could have kicked myself for wasting a couple hours fiddling with it. HD had the SawzAll (model 6519) on sale. Incredibly useful tool. Thought I'd rather get the saw than just toss the money at the plumber. I bought that orange tool and it's really only good for new installations. Found it almost useless on my old sinks. (And the plastic 'gives' too much anyway and the nut slips inside it.) The SawzAll will make quick work of your faucet, just hold it steady and don't let the blade hit the wall behind it. (Get a fine-tooth metal cutting blade.) You want to replace the faucet, not the wall. Good luck! Read Less
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will this tool work on a supply line compression fitting?

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December 24, 2015
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no
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January 10, 2015
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I used it on something similar to this (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Homewerks-Worldwide-3-8-in-OD-x-1-2-in-IPS-x-12-in-Faucet-Supply-Line-Braided-Stainless-Steel-7223-12-38-2/203082011?N=5yc1vZbqkiZ1z0xvao). In general, it would work, but the supply line has to be straight to fit inside the device, and mine was too curved (12" tube on 8" distance). So I returned mine for a standard basin wrench.
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I am not in a position to access my tool. I purchased a second once when my first one was too far from where I was working. I like the tool. I think that the one stars reviews are valid with respect to the over-all strength of this. The plastic composition should be a clue. And now to take a stab at your question. If one of the openings will fit the compression nut, it should be fine. Personally, like to Read More
I am not in a position to access my tool. I purchased a second once when my first one was too far from where I was working. I like the tool. I think that the one stars reviews are valid with respect to the over-all strength of this. The plastic composition should be a clue. And now to take a stab at your question. If one of the openings will fit the compression nut, it should be fine. Personally, like to use a plain wrench so I have idea of the level of torque that I am applying. There are times when the right tool for the job is the one that you have your hands on. ( I have two basin wrenches. I likes these better, altho there are times when I need to use the basin wrench to break something loose.) Read Less
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No this tool will NOT work on the supply line compression fitting side as it is intended for the opposite side where it is usually difficult to normally access. Suggestion is to use a "flare open ended" wrench which will NOT distort and possibly round out the compression ring nut. In a emergency you can use the normal "open end" wrench however you must work slowly/carefully being sure not to round off Read More
No this tool will NOT work on the supply line compression fitting side as it is intended for the opposite side where it is usually difficult to normally access. Suggestion is to use a "flare open ended" wrench which will NOT distort and possibly round out the compression ring nut. In a emergency you can use the normal "open end" wrench however you must work slowly/carefully being sure not to round off the nut. Read Less
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Faucet and Sink Installer Tool is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 247.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I bought this tool to remove plastic nut at faucet base. This particular nut had 4 tabs on it and... I bought this tool to remove plastic nut at faucet base. This particular nut had 4 tabs on it and the tool simply chewed up the tabs so I created my own tool to remove the other nut which worked fine. I had to drill and cut the damaged nut to remove it which took quite a bit more effort. I intended to return the tool, but kept it for the metal surface side of the tool. I feel the tool would be fine if it had metal inserts in the plastic slots which would prevent slippage. The tool I made consisted of a section of 1 1/4" pipe and I cut four slots in one end and inserted a 3/4" drive socket in opposite end due to space restrictions and removal was very easy.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I purchased this faucet sink and faucet installer tool to remove an old faucet and replace it wit... I purchased this faucet sink and faucet installer tool to remove an old faucet and replace it with a new one. It is very well built and worked great. Unfortunately for me it only if one of the nuts on the old faucet and only one nut on the new faucet. It did however fit the shutoffs. It did a great job on what it did fit. So if you purchased this be prepared to use other tools to complete the job. If I were to improve this tool I would have to add more adapters for more sizes of nuts and fittings.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I wish I would have known about this tool sooner! I purchased this solely to be able to remove an... I wish I would have known about this tool sooner! I purchased this solely to be able to remove and replace a kitchen faucet and couldn't get the old plastic nuts to break loose. After a quick search for a tool that could help remove those, I found this tool and picked it up. This makes the removal and reinstallation of a faucet a very quick and easy process. In addition, it will also turn stuck valves, hold a strainer in place, and turn the other common plumbing hex nuts.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from RIDGID Faucet and Sink Installer Tool - I believe this tool is a wonderful tool if, if,if it fits... RIDGID Faucet and Sink Installer Tool - I believe this tool is a wonderful tool if, if,if it fits your kitchen faucet removal and installation fixtures. The straight line way it works and the grip it offers is ideal. It would be better if it came with varying size attachments or an adjustable one that allowed fits to other sizes. Consequently, I'm giving this tool a 3 star rating because it was a waste of money for me but not completely worthless. It does fit the new faucet but not the old one allowing me to remove it. I will retain it in case RIGID listens to users about providing other sizes for the tool or in case it fits my bathroom faucet installer needs. Or future kitchen faucet. It really is a good idea, just incomplete in concept. If you are seeking a kitchen faucet installer, I'd suggest avoiding this for now unless you know for 100% certainty it fits.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't work for me It was hard getting up under the sink to unscrew the faucet. I ended up buying a basin wrench
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Where has this wonderful tool been all my days under sinks!! I've used it now on several changeou... Where has this wonderful tool been all my days under sinks!! I've used it now on several changeouts and once you figure out which end and adapter to use its great. I can see where it might have issues with old seized / frozen nuts but so does everything else. It worked great for me on 20 yr old faucets. It makes tightening the faucet and supply nuts a breeze! I've already told everyone they can use it when they buy their own! It does take a couple of times using it to really appreciate it. I recommend before you crawl under the sink to test its fit on the new faucet to figure out which configuration you need. Note: don't do anything for those faucets with the toggle wings and screw type hold downs but a deep well socket and extensions works great on those.
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used this to replace a laundry room sink faucet which was a deep tub. The faucet was a two hole ... Used this to replace a laundry room sink faucet which was a deep tub. The faucet was a two hole with separate supply lines. Saved my knuckles and worked great. I can see how this would be a problem with the single hole sinks where the tool would not fit over all the supply lines. Maybe in the future there will be a modification to work on a single hole model or where all the supply lines are in one hole on some newer models. All in all, for the time and ease for doing this one job , it was worth the money!
Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This tool made the job of removing the old faucet and installing the new a breeze. Both my rotato... This tool made the job of removing the old faucet and installing the new a breeze. Both my rotator cuffs are torn and I cannot stretch my arms out all the way. This tool removed both the metal nuts and plastic nuts with ease. The length of the tool and the size of the area you grasp to turn it are excellent. You get great leverage. I cannot say enough good things about this tool. Best $17.00 I spent!
Date published: 2016-11-01
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