Leland Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet

Model #:9178-RB-DST

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Finish Shown: Venetian® Bronze
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Product Features and Benefits

  • A charming teapot-inspired series of faucets for the entire home.
  • Timeless design is a perfect marriage of both form and function.
  • High-arc spout swivels 360º for complete sink access
  • The pull-down spray wand features a 59″ hose providing a 20″ reach
  • Single Handle control provides ease of operation with one hand
  • Optional escutcheon for three hole mounting included
  • Lifetime Faucet and Finish Warranty

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Installation Information

1 or 3-hole 8″ installation
  • Number of Handles: 1
  • Tall/High-Arc: Yes
  • Pull-out/Pull-down: Yes
  • With Side Sprayer: No
  • With Soap/Lotion Dispenser: No
  • Aerator Type: Cache
  • Valve Type: DIAMOND(TM) Seal Valve
  • Flow Rate: 1.80 gpm @ 60 psi, 6.8 L/min @ 414 kPa
  • Holes/Width: 1 or 3-hole 8″ installation
  • Spout Length: 9-1/8″
  • Spout Total Height: 14-7/8″
  • Spout Height Deck to Aerator: 7-7/8″

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Leland Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet 4.6 5 25 25
quick connect hose FAIL I've had this installed for about 4 weeks, all was good until...This hair-brained connection (the flex hose has cheap plastic connection and retainer clip) is a disaster - then you're on the hook for a proprietary connection if it fails. Who can wait (how many days) for delta to ship you replacement parts while your sink sits idle? Stay away February 3, 2013
I love my new faucet! This faucet was installed by my father and my boyfriend about 2 weeks ago. I really don't like rating something when it's this new but so far I really like it. I like that it has the magnet spray head that fits back up in the faucet so well. I love the bronze color. September 29, 2014
Like the faucet My main problem is making sure it is in the off position. Sometimes if you don't get it quite right, it's not all the way off. I'm sure I will get used to it at some point. Just have to think about shutting it off. Love the way it looks and color. April 26, 2014
Really like it Purchased at half the price of a plumbing supply store in the area. Looks very nice and fits the remodeled kitchen décor. Brand chosen because of the magnet to hold the nozzle through continued use. Good and solid. April 25, 2014
Love the Faucet! Great Product - looks so clean and simple, yet has all the features we were looking for. Best price around, too! May 28, 2014
Great faucet This faucet is beautiful and functional what more could you ask for. October 1, 2014
Love it The faucet is easy to use and is a nice compliment to our kitchen April 4, 2014
I love my new faucet! I recently purchased the Delta Leland single handle kitchen faucet. I chose the chrome finish to match my older sink. I have been very pleased with it. I love the magnetic docking system. It always clicks tightly after retracting the spray head. It looks beautiful, and doesn't drip. I did not install it myself, as I was not replacing the sink, and removing the old faucet was a bit tricky. But the plumber told me he loved installing Delta faucets. I highly recommend this faucet. June 12, 2012
From time to time, Delta Faucet Company runs sweepstakes in connection with its Ratings and Reviews. Certain of the reviews posted above on this page may have entitled the author to a sweepstakes entry.

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Model 9178DST

Does the screen come off so you can clean out the little flecks of rust?
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Hi Kim, Thank you for your question. The cache aerator on the wand of your model 9178-DST is removeable. The faucet shipped with a small blue t-shaped wrench that will help unscrew the aerator. If you do not have the wrench it can be orderd as RP50815.
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When will this faucet be available in the Touch20?

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Hi Sev3, Thank you for your question. The Touch2O Technology version of the model 9178-AR-DST is the 9178T-AR-DST. The item will be available to order on 11/15/2014 and will begin shipping out 12/15/2014.
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Stainless steel vs arctic finish

We have 2 year old whirlpool appliances and will be installing a countertop with Solera SR305 sink under counter mount stainless steel sink. Your opinion please on the arctic or stainless steel finish for delta leader faucet 19978 or 9178 This is a one shot deal so I need to get it right. Thanks
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Hi Diane, Thank you for your question. There is a slight difference between the Delta Faucet Stainless Steel finish and the Delta Faucet Artic Stainless finish. Stainless Steel has a gold tone to it and is mostly used in the bath. Artic Stainless has a blue tint to it and more closely matches stainless steel appliances out in the market today. It is only used in the kitchen.
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Does the Model # 9178-AR-DST come with a cover/escutcheon?

I see where a previous questioner was told that the stainless steel (SS) model comes with an escutcheon. But, does the Arctic Steel as well?

I read a review of the Model # 9178-AR-DST on an authorized retailer's site that complained that their AR did NOT come with the escutcheon, which I believe is a cover that sits at the base of the faucet, to cover any additional holes used by a previously-installed faucet. The photograph of the faucet does NOT show such a cover. Thank you!
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Hi Stuart, Thank you for your question. The faucet model 9178-AR-DST does come with an optional escutcheon that will allow for a 3 hole installation.
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Yes, it does! I asked that question before I purchased mine and verified it at the store at the time of purchase.
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I want a faucet with at least 2.2GPM or higher.
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Hi Carly, Thank you for your question. The model 9178-RB-DST comes with an aerator with a flow rate of 1.8 gpm. You can order RP53998 which is a 2.2 gpm aerator to raise the flow rate for this particular model. None of our pull down faucets come with a flow rate of 2.2 gpm.
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Sprayer

Can you give me instructions for cleaning debris out of the sprayer? The pressure has greatly decreased in just a few weeks and I'm sure it is caused by some debris. I can't seem to get the washer out.
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Hi Chris, Thank you for your question. Your model 9178-DST faucet should come with a small t handle wrench to remove the aerator. This wrench comes as a replacement part RP50815. You can soak the aerator and wand in a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water to help break down the mineral build up.
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Hi Alevine,
Thank you for your question. The Artic stainless finish will have a blue tint to it, while the stainless steel will have a gold tint. Both finishes are durable and warrantied for the life of the faucet to the original purchaser. The faucets are finished in stainless steel, not made of stainless.
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Pull down sprayer

Does this model have or do any delta pull-down faucets (with the magnetic feature) also have a sprayer that has an on-off button? What I'm looking for is a pull-down which has both the magnetic feature AND spray with on-off switch and aeration options. Thanks.
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Thank you for your question. We do not manufacture any pull-down faucets that have a button you can push to turn the faucet on and off. We do manufacture several touch faucets that are electronic and also have a magnetic wand feature. Check the website for Touch2O Technology faucets.
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The Leland faucet has a selector switch for aerated spray or full...and the spray isn't a wide spray meaning it's very controlable even when not pulled out of the magnetic base. Included in the box is a tool for removing the aerator portion for cleaning of calcium/lime deposits. Suggest using vinegar for the disolving of these deposits and not a "lime away" type chemical. I don't know if the finish would be harmed by the "lime away" product but I'm not willing to experiment.
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What is the difference in models

? Difference in model #19978-SSSD-DST
& model #9178-AR-DST
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Thank you for your question. The difference between the 19978-SSSD-DST and the 9178-AR-DST is the 19978-SSSD-DST is a Stainless Steel finish and includes a soap dispenser. Delta Faucet model # 9178-AR-DST is the Artic Stainless finish and does not include the soap dispenser.

The difference between the two finishes is the Artic Stainless has a bluish tint and more closely resembles the stainless steel color of today appliances in the market. Stainless Steel finish has a golder tint to it.
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What parts are needed for a sinkage hole installation?

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Valparaiso, IN, USA
We installed this faucet with a base plate to cover pre-drilled holes. We are remodeling with granite countertops and want a single hole installation. We no longer have the box or other parts. What do we need to install this properly? Is an adapter needed?
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Thank you for your question. To convert your Delta Faucet model # 9197-DST to a single hole mount, you will need to purchase model # RP52610 which is the trim ring and base. This can be ordered and purchased from your local retailer or wholesaler.
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Answer: 
the multi use wrench which is supplied with the faucet is the only tool you will need for installation. if you install the faucet before the sink is set in place you will have an easier time installing the faucet with or w/o the wrench.
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