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Old 03-01-2014, 12:10 PM   #1
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Default help with faucet options for sink

Hails. I'm knee deep in my home brewery build. I have this sink, but would like to identify some options for upgrading the faucet. The holes are on an 8" spread.



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Old 03-01-2014, 12:19 PM   #2
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Consider what you'd be doing in the sink. Are you going to be attaching a keg/bottle washer to it? Do you have it plumbed underneath for any sort of hose attachment (say, 3/4") or will you be attaching that to the threads of the spigot? Do you have a source of stainless spigots in your town being that it's mostly plastic in Lowes/HD these days?

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I went with a tall stainless gooseneck design, with a hose built in to the gooseneck if that makes sense. The extra clearance and flexibility is nice for filling/washing large pots. Got it at Depot.

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A sprayer is essential for washing and rinsing large pots, fermenters or kegs! My ideal would be something like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heavy-Duty-C...item4d16ffd895

Or a cheaper option would be a kitchen faucet that the sprayer pulls out like this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Glacier-B...7?N=5yc1vZbu43

I just put this inexpensive HD faucet in my kitchen, for the money it's a decent value IME. I love your sink with the side drainboards! You can lay a large pot horizontal next to the sink and rinse it with the sprayer, as you rinse the water flows back into the sink...works great!

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[quote=aiptasia;5950974]Consider what you'd be doing in the sink. QUOTE]

Good point. I didn't spell much out because its quite up in the air. That's why owes looking for options.

I do plan to have a separate spigot for delivering filtered water for brewing. This sink will be general duty.

Those commercial sprayers are nice but they look like they need to be hooked to wall mounted supplies, not a sink?

Are there faucets with hose threads?

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I love your sink with the side drainboards! You can lay a large pot horizontal next to the sink and rinse it with the sprayer, as you rinse the water flows back into the sink...works great!
Yeah. It was a great find off Craigslist. Everything drains to the bowl. Everything cleaned and/or sanitized can just be inverted and left to dry.
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Yea sorry, that commercial unit mounts horizontally, that won't be easy!

How about this laundry faucet, with garden hose attachment and sprayer?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/kitchen-fauc...item27df5df618

Luandry faucets typically have garden hose threading, but they are typically not 8"...good luck in your search....cheers!

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I bought that one. It should work fine for what I need. Thanks.

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