Kitchen sink install question

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  1. glockeglock

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    Buy some fresh plumbers putty.Use anything else and it will leak.
     

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    Do it right, do it once.
     
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    use the plumbers putty.
    if you plan on ever removing any of the pieces again it will be much easier to do with putty.
    its cheap and suggested two more reasons to use it.
     
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    If it has been installed for 24-hours, and there are no leaks, I'd leave it alone.

    It's merely a seal to keep water from leaking beneath the the post or escutcheon plate, and dripping beneath the sink. It's not a pressure seal.

    The next person changing the faucet out, can easily remove the silicon with a razor blade.

    --Ray
     
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    go buy some plumbers putty. doesnt cost must and will stop leaks.

    do it right.