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Old 03-02-2013, 11:43   #1 (permalink)
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this morning as usual i went to our washroom in the motorhome (being fulltimers) and noticed there was a large hole where the drain should be in the sink and the drain was hanging on its pipe in the cupboard under the sink.

turns out SWMBO has recently changed mouthwash to Dentyl Active and has been using it for about 2 weeks.

it has eaten through the plastic at the bottom of the sink so god only knows what it will do for false teeth.

so be warned there may only be trace amounts going in your sinks but it is very strong stuff.

now i have got to source and fit a sink.

more bloody expence.
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:47   #2 (permalink)
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now i have got to source and fit a sink.

more bloody expence.
If it does not say "Will rot plastic sinks" then send them the bill. That's not unreasonable, they've more money than you.
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when you change the sink try pouring some neat mouthwash into a corner of the old one and confirm it was the cause.
take some pics then do as Brian suggested and complain loudly.
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Sounds like another case for Super ShiftZZ...

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Sounds like another case for Super ShiftZZ...

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You suggesting we all send our false teeth to ShiftZZ to clean... ?

Just to spite me, he would send me the wrong set back...

I`d end up with a pair from some one with a "Big Gob"....
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unfortunately it states on the bottle in small print keep away from plastics.

however an afternoon with some plastic, fibreglass filler and some silicone the sink now has its plughole back where it should be.

i will order a new sink for the washroom before it becomes an obsolete model and fit it either when this one gets beyond a repair like i have had to do today or when the van goes up for sale although it wont be going up for sale in the near future so by that time the sink may be one of the last things to replace.
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Glad you found a reasonably simple fix Andy.
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If it does not say "Will rot plastic sinks" then send them the bill. That's not unreasonable, they've more money than you.
Joking aside a very valid point. I would take photos, keep the old sink and send off for refund of the new fit. These days companies cannot afford any kind of scandal......

Now where is that bottle as I MUST throw it in the bin right now..... Wife is not happy as she has been using it for years.
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