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Insinkerator Badger-5 1/2 HP Garbage Disposal Less Cord

SKU: 2897
   based on 3053 Reviews
95% recommend this product
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About the Insinkerator BADGER-5

The Insinkerator Badger-5 1/2 HP Disposer (less Cord). This Badger5 disposer provides a perfect combination of a heavy-duty motor with a space-saving, compact design, allowing you to use it virtually anywhere for anything! It features a 1/2 HP heavy-duty Dura-Drive induction motor, a rugged galvanized steel construction, and a 1-1/2" cushioned slip joint connection for an easy installation. NOTE: This disposer does not come with a power cord, and it must be purchased separately.

Product Details

Manufacturer: Insinkerator
Room: Kitchen
Mpn # BADGER-5
Shipping Dimensions 7.5" x 7.5" x 14.5"
Weight 14.50 lbs.

Product Features

  • Integrated with a 1/2 HP heavy duty motor (Quiet Dura-Drive Induction Motor).
  • The body of this garbage disposer features a rugged-galvanized steel construction.
  • Backed by Insinkerator's 2-year limited lifetime warranty and in-home service.
  • Space-saving compact design.
  • Available in Waterborne grey enamel finish.
  • Complies with UPC and ASSE standards.
  • 1/2 Horsepower Heavy Duty Motor (Whisper-Quiet Dura-Drive Induction Motor).
  • 3-Year We Come To You IN-HOME Parts and Labor Service Warranty.
  • Sound Reduction System (Outer Shell Ensures Quiet Operation).
  • Rugged Galvanized Steel Construction (For Disposer Durability).
  • Space-Saving Compact Design.


Rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 3053 reviews

Zero issues Rated 5 by Grayson
  Yes, I recommend this product.
We used an insinkerator that was a different model for about 10 years and never had any issues. It was the one thing in the house that never gave us any trouble! When our house burned down we of course went with another but got this model. It's been doing awesome for the past two months now. They said just to make sure we run lots of hot water down the disposal when we are using it. My mom also has an insinkerator and has used it for five years with zero problems and loves it. It was leaking the day after installation but we feel that it was plumbing mistake rather than an issue with the product. The plumber came back and fixed it no problem.
Originally posted on Oct/2015

Works fine Rated 4 by azureglow
We had a 1/3 hp Badger that came with the house. It started leaking, so I moved up to the 1/2 hp. I stopped there as it is the same on the outside as the old one and made changing it fairly easy. I wish they came with a pigtail and a plug. It took almost as long to open it up and swap the cord as the rest of the install did. I'd rather cut a plug off if I didn't need it rather than fiddle around in that little opening with the wires and fight with getting the cord tension thing out and back in. It works fine and seems to be a bit more powerful. There were no complaints about the old one. I wish they'd figure out how to make them not rust out.
Originally posted on Nov/2015

Nice Mixture of Reliability and Good Value Rated 4 by SteveH
  Yes, I recommend this product.
Purchased the Badger 5 almost one year ago to replace an older unit that was malfunctioning. I relied on researching reviews of various disposal units. Made the decision to purchase the Badger 5 which appeared to be rated at or above average, the solid warranty and finally the price for comparable units. Not being the most mechanically inclined person, I found installation to be relatively easy following the instructions included with the unit. While not being the quietest unit, it has performed flawlessly since it was purchased. Would have rated the unit as excellent except for the volume of sound created by the unit. I recommend this product
Originally posted on Jun/2013

Great disposer at modest cost Rated 5 by BillyTodd
I reviewed several disposers before choosing the Badger 5 -- which was recommended by several friends by the way. I installed it in our beach house which we rent during the summer months and live in much of the off-season. It worked well for us, and survived the rental season which is always a real plus!
Originally posted on Jun/2013

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