I never get tired of fixing and replacing broken things. At least that’s what I keep telling myself.
A few nights ago, I noticed a small puddle under the sink. A check with a flashlight revealed that the water was leaking out the exit hole for the power cord. Hmmm…not good! I went to Home Depot the next day and bought another Badger 5. That night I asked the obvious question about whether it was wise to buy the same model as the one that just started leaking. A few reviews on Amazon led me to believe that eventual leaking was not unheard of for the Badgers.
Yesterday I stopped in at A-Boy and picked up this “Waste King” instead. It’s supposed to be more durable, but I guess we’ll know whether that’s true or not in time. If you look closely at the picture, you can see where I had to cut the temp/pressure relief pipe for the mini-tank heater, since it was too close (my fault) to the waste line from the disposal. I couldn’t put it back together with that pipe there, so I had to cut it and made a mental note that I need to fix it soon. We’ll see how long it takes me to get around to it…
And so far, we like the Waste King better than the Badger. It seems a little slower, but it is much smoother and far quieter than the Badger ever was. It’s a little classier, which is to be expected for an appliance with “Legend Series” in its name.