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Waste King L-8000 Legend Series 1.0-Horsepower Continuous-Feed Garbage Disposal

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  • Removal of old disposal
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  • Connection of drain lines and existing electrical
  • Unit test and clean up

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  • 1.0-horsepower motor with a high speed of 2800 rpm
  • Stainless steel swivel impellers reduce jamming and a removable splash guard makes it easy to clean
  • Insulated stainless steel grinding components reduce noise
  • Fast-and-easy mount system includes all the necessary hardware for hassle-free installation, including drain elbow and gasket.
  • Rust free grinding components with a lifetime warranty against corrosion
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Product Description

Product Description

The Waste King Legend series 1 HP garbage disposer has a 2800 RPM motor, heavy cast stainless steel anti jam swivel impellers, and stainless steel grinding components. It is sound insulated, comes with an installed power cord, and has a front mount reset button and plumb EZ mounting system.

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The Waste King Legend 8000 1.0-horsepower disposal showcases an ultra-powerful motor, stainless steel grinding components, superior sound insulation, and a corrosion-proof grinding chamber for efficient, quiet, no-fuss waste disposal. Once installed, this continuous-feed waste disposer will more than earn its place in your kitchen.

The Legend 8000 1.0-Horsepower Disposer
At a Glance:
  • 2,800 RPM permanent magnet motor
  • Stainless steel swivel impellers reduce jamming
  • Splash guard is removable and easy to clean
  • Sound insulated to reduce noise
  • Lifetime mechanical and corrosion warranties

The Legend 8000 offers more power per pound than the competition. View larger.

Experience a More Powerful Grind
Featuring an energy-efficient, high-speed, 2,800 RPM 'Vortex' permanent magnet motor, the Legend 8000 offers more power per pound than comparative disposers. This 1.0-horsepower motor will grind just about anything, and it requires 115 volts, 60 Hertz, and 7.0 current-amps to operate.

Jam-Free, Mess-Free Feeds
The Legend 8000 is a continuous-feed disposal, which means you can add waste while the unit runs. Stainless steel swivel impellers reduce jamming, and an easily removable splash guard makes it easy to clean.

Grinding Components Minimize Noise and Wear
Because the Legend 8000's grinding chamber is made of glass-filled nylon, you will never have to worry about corrosion. Also, the stainless steel grinding components are insulated, so you'll get the quietest grind possible.

Easy Installation; Works with Septic Tanks
The Waste King Legend 8000 includes a fast-and-easy mount system, with all the necessary hardware for no-hassle installation. The disposer is safe for properly sized septic tanks and comes with a 36-inch power cord.

Lifetime In-Home Service Warranty
The Waste King Legend 8000 is backed by a limited mechanical warranty. This means that if your disposal develops a material or mechanical defect within the lifetime of the original purchaser, it will be replaced in your home--free of charge. The disposer also comes with a lifetime warranty against corrosion.

What's in the Box
The Waste King Legend 8000 1.0-horsepower disposal, mounting hardware, and power cord.




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Technical Details

Part Number L-8000
Item Weight 14.8 pounds
Product Dimensions 9 x 9 x 14.2 inches
Item model number L-8000
Voltage 115 volts
Item Package Quantity 1
Batteries Included? No
Batteries Required? No
Warranty Description LIFETIME In-Home Warranty, Lifetime Corrosion Warranty

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ASIN B000DZGN7Q
Customer Reviews
4.6 out of 5 stars 4,932 customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #210 in Home Improvements (See top 100)
#2 in Home Improvement > Kitchen & Bath Fixtures > Kitchen Fixtures > Kitchen Sink Accessories > Garbage Disposals & Parts > Garbage Disposals
#7 in Home Improvement > Rough Plumbing
#21 in Home Improvement > Contractor Supply
Shipping Weight 14.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Domestic Shipping This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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Date First Available September 14, 2004

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By Ronald L. Linch Jr. on December 13, 2009
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Couldn't be happier with the purchase.
Here are some facts:

1. This unit replaced a Badger-1 disposal which had come with our house when we bought it new in 2004. I didn't even know what type we had until I took it out. We had been happy with the Badger but it eventually stopped working. Doing some research after-the-fact, I learn the Badger-1 only has a 1/3 hp motor and 1 year warranty. The Waste King L-8000 has a full 1 hp motor and a lifetime (non-transferable) warranty.

2. Though the Badger-1 only had 1/3 of the power of the L-8000, the Waste King was actually quieter. We didn't think either of them was loud, but the Waste King was even quieter.

3. There are basically two types of disposal mounts nowadays. If you have an existing disposal, the odds are nearly 100% that it's installed utilizing either a 3-bolt mount system or the EZ mount system. If you are planning to replace a disposal that required a 3-bolt mount system (such as the Badger-1) with a disposal that requires the EZ mount system (such as the Waste King) you will also need to purchase the following adapter kit: Anaheim Mfg Co 3 Bolt Mount Adapter Kit 3101.

* The above adapter kit is sold here on Amazon for less than $10 and is very easy to install. All you do is swap out two pieces that came with your EZ mount disposal with the two pieces in the kit. You will then be able to connect your new EZ mount disposal to a sink that contains 3-bolt mount hardware. On a scale of 1-10, I would say that the difficulty factor was a 1 or 2. Easy! Additionally, Anaheim Mfg Co (the company that makes the adapter kit) is the same company that manufactures Waste King disposals. So, everything fit perfectly and effortlessly.

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So I know next to nothing about buying a garbage disposal, for the past ten years I’ve lived in huge cities and haven’t had any room (or necessity for that matter) to purchase one. Having recently bought a house, all that has changed. From dishwasher to washer to dryer to garbage disposal, I’m having to educate myself about them and purchase them with informed decision making skills. Yikes.

With the garbage disposal shopping, I quickly learned that the big brands are Waste King and Sinkerator and that those were the two best places to start. After going over several models and two trips to two separate best buys (who, by the way, really need to amp up their customer service model) I cheated and had my mom choose one for me. Sue me. So she chose this particular brand, and wow—it works really well, I can’t believe how easy it makes my life. I can put bones, and tough food products down the disposal, and it makes cooking really simple. Go figure.

Update: As an aside, I also learned from my research that the best way to clean my disposal is to use citric acid. Having previously had no idea what citric acid was used for, I decided to order some from Amazon, going with the brand my sister uses: Citric Acid Powder - Ultra Fine Pure Powdered Crystals - Natural Preservative Food Grade Quality (16 oz) and gave it a whirl after 3 months of using my disposal. I let the citric acid sit with some water in the disposal for about ten minutes, and then I let it run for a solid 2 minutes. I repeated the procedure a few times and after about 30 minutes—wow, all the leftover gunk and food was flushed out of the disposal, leaving it clean with a very mild citrus scent. I feel like I’m becoming a real DIY at home kind of guy.
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This thing is exactly as everyone else has described. I, like many others, replaced an old ISE Badger with this unit, and it's heads and shoulders above in quality, function, quietness, etc. It grinds everything in seconds (as opposed to batting it around in the chamber for multiple cycles like the Badger). The original plumbing from the Badger lined right up and worked the first time. I'm very pleased with this item... although, there is one thing that I want to note; I read somewhere that if you use the EZ mount system that comes with it, you won't need plumber's putty - one can just use the gasket. This is true ONLY if using a flat lipped SS sink, and even then the rubber seal is optional as opposed to the putty (you can use only one, the putty or the seal with a SS sink, but not both). It's better said that you WILL need plumber's putty, and if you have a stainless steel sink, you have the option to use the thin rubber gasket (I'd use plumber's putty). Other than that minor detail (which made me take an unexpected run to our local hardware store), this unit is great. The one last thing I will say is around quietness. I've read some reviews that talk about how quiet or not quiet it is. I don't understand the desire to have an ultra-quiet garbage disposal. I mean, one needs to run water while the run the disposal, and a full-blast of the faucet going into a spinning basket creates a notable level of sound anyway, plus I want to be able to hear the load of the disposal so I can know when it's clear. This unit is by no means noisy, but I just don't see the desire to go ultra-quiet. Again, this big-boy Waste King is awesome.
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