Dawn sink - anyone have one or know anything about them?

aussiesApril 6, 2008

One of the sinks I am considering is made by a company called Dawn. Does anyone know anything about these sinks?

Here is a link that might be useful: Dawn sink

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huango

We purchased a Dawn sink from ebay for our previous house renovation.
It was 50% great and 50% terrible.
Great:
- price ~$170 including shipping
- 16 gauge
- large/deep ?30"x10"deep?

Terrible:
- It didn't drain perfectly. It would leave 2-3 pools of water, and when the water finally dried up, there would be dirty water scum? We couldn't do anything about it since it was an undermount under our slab of granite.

If I were to do it again, I wouldn't get it again, because I can't get it fix easily.
I can't find the ebay seller but it was similar to this one.

Here is a link that might be useful: ebay sink

    Bookmark   April 7, 2008 at 1:34PM
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tansy121

Hi huango, I clicked on the ebay link but it didn't specify that sink is Dawn. Did your seller post that the sink you purchased is Dawn? Dawn currently does not have a 16-gauge sink in that size and model. The only two 16-gauge sinks are DSU 3118 that comes with a cutting board 32"x20"x10" and DSU1916 21"x18"x10". 16-gauge sinks from Dawn sell retails for at least $300.

Aussies, which Dawn model are you considering? I know different dealers sell it for difference prices. If it's 18-gauge and you're spending more than $300, I would get something else. I currently have the ASU107 and I think it's just okay.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2008 at 3:39PM
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aussies

Thanks for your responses.

I'm considering the ASU 2316 - 25x18x10, 18 gauge, $240 on faucetline.com.

One of the main reasons I'm considering it is that it's the only sink I've been able to find that is larger than 21'' wide, but just narrow enough to squeeze into my 24'' sink base by notching the cabinet.

I'm a little concerned now though - first by the fact that not many people here seem to have any knowledge of it, and also that the 2 people that do aren't really recommending it. Maybe I should keep looking ...

tansy121, why just OK?

Thanks for your help!

Here is a link that might be useful: Dawn ASU2316

    Bookmark   April 9, 2008 at 12:58AM
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huango

tansy: when I purchased the sink, the ebay seller did NOT specifically state that the sink was Dawn, but it's ?engraved? onto the sink (on the wall part, under the faucet) in big (?2inches) letters.

Now that I remember, I think it was 16gauge on the rim and 18gauge for the sink.

Aussie: If someone had warned me about the drainage problem, I would still have gotten the sink, but definitely TEST the drainage thing BEFORE installation (or ASAP so that if it doesn't drain well, I can still return/exchange it. Other than that, I was very happy w/ it. It's a great deal.
I would probably get it again (but test/check it asap instead of waiting 3months until the sink was installed under the granite) if I weren't getting a custom one stamped out of the stainless steel countertop.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2008 at 11:25PM
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kgleeson77_yahoo_com

I bought a Dawn sink and love it. I don't have any problems with it draining. I think it's just as good as the higher priced sinks but for much less.

Here is a link that might be useful: Dawn Kitchen Sinks

    Bookmark   September 19, 2008 at 11:23AM
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dennis1961

Hi, have you put a level on it? If the cabinet that the sink is in is not level, guess what? It will not drain 100%. Iam a sales rep for a large company in NY and had never heard of that, And Iam also a retired Plumber that was with a company for 26 years. I think you need to get in touch with whoever installed the cabinets. PS- let me know what happens. GOOD LUCK

    Bookmark   September 22, 2008 at 11:28AM
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