Mini Wide Spread vs. Standard Wide Spread

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by BryanBryan, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. BryanBryan

    BryanBryan New Member

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    Hi,

    Will they fit the same? I have a 3 hole / 4" countertop and like the wide spread look better ... does it matter if I buy a mini over a standard?

    Thanks!

    Bryan
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    A standard widespread typically requires 8". SOME will fit in 6, which would be a custom or self-drilled sink. NO standard will fit 4", hence the advent of the mini.
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    faucet

    The spout, trim rings, and handles of an 8" widespread are too large for a 4" drilled sink.
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