Waste King L-2600 Review

Waste King Legend 2600

The Waste King L-2600 is one of the most popular garbage disposals. The reason for its success is easy to explain, you get excellent value for your money.

The Waste King L-2600 is a 0.5 HP waste disposer with a 2600 RPM motor. It has stainless steel swivel impellers and the grinding chamber is made of glass-filled nylon which will not rust. Additionally it is sound insulated, making it very quiet. The motor is also very energy efficient. The L-2600 was introduced back in 2005 and it is still going strong, very few units have failed.

The Waste King L-2600 uses little energy but is still powerful. It has no problem handling all normal food waste. Of course, it is not as powerful and fast as the large 1 HP garbage disposals but for smaller households without any tough food waste it is a good solution. Given the low price, if you want good value for your money, you should have a closer look at the L-2600.

Waste King Legend 2600 Specifications

Motor 0.5 HP
Motor Speed 2600 RPM
Motor Type Permanent Magnet
Feed Continuous
Voltage 115 V
Amps 4.5 A
Stopper Positive Seal
Sink Flange Stainless Steel & Celcon
Splash Guard Removable
Waste Elbow ABS
Grid Ring Stainless Steel
Swivel Impellers Cast Stainless Steel
Turntable Stainless Steel
Hopper Glass Filled Nylon
Grinding Chamber Corrision Proof Glass Filled Polyester
Overload Protector Manual Reset Type
Sound Shell Yes Full
Power Cord Yes Included
Shipping Weight 9.70 lbs



Waste King L-2600 Dimensions
Waste King Legend 2600 Garbage Disposal


The Waste King L-2600 comes with a 5-year in-house warranty. It also comes with a lifetime warranty against corrosion. Note that a 36-inch power cord is included. The L-2600 comes with a removable splash guard which makes it easy to clean it. The disposer is safe to use with properly sized septic tanks.

The L-2600 uses the EZ-mount system, they parts are made of rubber and aluminum which makes them very durable. It is very easy to install the Waste King L-2600, no special skills or equipment is needed. If you prefer the 3-Bolt mount system, the Waste King L-9930 is the same garbage disposer as the L-2600 but with the 3-Bolt mount system. Here is more information about the Waste King L-9930. If you prefer a batch feed model instead, check out the Waste King L-2600TC waste disposer.



What the customers say about the Waste King L-2600 garbage disposal
Virtually all L-2600 owners are happy with their garbage disposal. The customers have given the Waste King L-2600 an average rating of 4.5 out of 5. Almost 80% have given it 5 out of 5.

Virtually everyone thought it was easy to install the L-2600. The biggest problem for many customers was removing the old garbage disposal. Most customers say that the Waste King L-2600 is quieter than their previous waste disposers.

Most important of all, the the Legend 2600 disposer does a very good job. Very few jams have been reported. The Waste King L-2600 has no problem managing normal food waste. It is also very quiet, which is always a nice feature.

A few customers are not happy with the fact that L-2600 includes a lot of plastic parts. But extremely few have had any problems with broken parts. The 5-year warranty makes sure that the customers can sleep without worrying about their new garbage disposal.

Here you can read more about what customers say about the Waste King L-2600


Waste King L-2600 Garbage Disposal Review Summary

The Waste King L-2600 is a very good garbage disposal. Even better, the low price means that you get excellent value for your money. If you have a lot of tough food waste then the L-2600 may not be powerful enough but it has no trouble grinding normal food waste. For many smaller households it is the best solution. If you are looking for a cheap but good garbage disposal, the L-2600 is well worth having a closer look at.

It is cheapest to buy garbage disposals online. Amazon.com has very competitive prices on garbage disposers. Click here to go to Amazon.com. The prices are much cheaper than in retail stores, unless they have a firesale.

If you don’t mind spending a couple of dollars more, you can buy the more powerful Waste King L-8000. Here you can find out more about the Waste King L-8000 waste disposer

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