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Faucet and Sink Installer Tool

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

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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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Lubbock TX.
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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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Amherst,New Hampshire
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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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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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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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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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Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 189 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Won't work for my old kitchen faucet nut I tried this for my old kitchen faucet removal. I can see how this tool would work for some but not others. & because it is made of plastic it would expand once around the nut therefore would not loosen the tight, old nut. I have attached a picture to show you mine. The guy at home depot told me it would work too, but I will be returning it. April 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by plumbers mate This is a very versatile tool, have used it to replace sink and bathroom faucets, was good at closing stuck stop valves. August 2, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Tool Good for getting into hard places. Easy to get a grip August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by worked as described Ready to use right out of the packaging. Instructions and examples of where and how to use it were fine. Will use it in future and recommend it. CS March 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Right tool Good quality and construction . Ideal design for the job. July 21, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by excellent puchase very handy in tight places up under counters and doesnt require alot of tool bag storage space July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ridig sink and faucet tooll Worksgreat savestime good investment much better than basin wrench July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worked when nothing else could. This tool worked great for a frozen supply line faucet to change out the insides of the toilet. My husband, my son and I all tried different wrenches along with Liquid Wrench and still couldn't get the faucet handle to turn off. Finally tried this Faucet and Sink Installer Tool and it worked the first time. There are so many different things it can do, I saved the insert paper in case I need it to install a new drain or faucet. It does a ton more but well worth it. June 10, 2016
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