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  In survey after survey, rental dealers have consistently rated General Pipe Cleaners their most preferred brand of drain cleaning equipment by a wide margin. Durability and dependability, combined with ease-of-use lead to many happy return rental customers. Packed with safety features, our rugged, reliable cable machines have a solid reputation for reliability. And General’s Flexicore® cable sets the industry standard for dependability, quality and toughness. This page illustrates our job-tested tough drain cleaners. Click on a machine you’re interested in for more information. Or contact the Drain Brains® at General.

Tool Selection Guide

Need help selecting the right tool for the job?
Click on the Tool Selection Guide above.
Click on a number to see details about the tool appropriate for that application.


Small Lines 1-1/4" to 3"


Super Vee

The small line specialist..
For kitchen, bathroom, laundry drains, and lines up through 3" in diameter. The Super-Vee has a patented Slide-Action Chuck built right into the grip shield. Just slide it back to grip the cable; forward to release it. Automatically adjusts for different size cables.

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Power Vee Auto Feed

With power cable feed - works great in tight spots. In tight or awkward places, the Power-Vee is like having a third hand. To feed the cable, just start the Power-Vee and squeeze the feed lever. To retract it, reverse the motor and squeeze the lever. It feeds 3/8" cables at 16 ft. per minute.

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Turn hand-held drain cleaners into countertop or floor machines. The rugged Handy-Stand turns General’s popular and reliable hand-held drain cleaners into practical countertop or floor machines making them easier to use.

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Kinetic Water Ram

Open Clogged Pipes with Shock Action.
The Kinetic Water Ram is a compact, lightweight tool for quickly opening clogged sinks, toilets and tubs. It uses a burst of compressed air that drives a shock wave through the water to break up the stoppage.

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For sinks, showers, and laundry drains. The Drain-Rooter is a real labor-saver on long jobs or working in a cramped area where the weight of the machine could get burdensome.

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Drain-Rooter PH Auto Feed

The Clean Machine.
Equipped with a variable speed power cable feed and variable speed motor, the Drain-Rooter PH makes drain cleaning jobs easier and faster. It feeds and retrieves the cable at up to 16 ft. per minute and a four-foot guide hose eliminates cable whipping, dirty fixtures and messy floors.

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Model DRZ-O

With powerful motor and patented Quick-Grip™ chuck. The Model DRZ-O is ideal for clearing clogged sinks, tubs, and laundry drains in 1-1/4" to 3" drain lines up to 50 ft. long. Patented Quick-Grip™ chuck secures the cable during operation with just a quarter turn. The silent motor is powerful enough to clear the line quickly.

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Model DRZ-PH-O Auto Feed

Quick, Clean, Quiet
Looking for a cleaner way to clear clogged drains? The light and powerful Model DRZ-PH-O is ideal for clearing clogged sinks, tubs, and laundry drains. The variable speed power cable feed gives you complete control and the four foot guide tube keeps your hands clean.

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Clear clogged lines from rooftop to basement.
The Mini-Rooter clears lines from rooftop to basement, including kitchen, bath and laundry drains, with 50 ft. of 1/2" cable it weighs just 60 lbs.

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Mini-Rooter XP Auto Feed

Clear 2” to 4” drain lines with Auto-Feed.
The Mini-Rooter XP gives you extra performance with the variable speed automatic feed that easily drives 1/2” cables up to 75 feet down the line to clear 2” to 4” lines.

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Easy Rooter Junior

A rugged machine for clearing 2", 3" and most 4" lines.
The Easy Rooter Junior drives up to 100 feet of 9/16" cable. The machine rolls on ten inch ball bearing wheels and has a passive wheel brake to lock the machine in position on the job. A folding handle makes it easier to load into a car trunk.

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The Metro Auto Feed

A tough machine in a compact, lightweight package.
The variable speed power cable feed makes The Metro easier for your customers to use. The automatic feed drives cable into the line at up to 20 feet per minute. The heavy-duty reinforced frame takes rough handling in the field.

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Large Lines and Long Runs 3" to 10"


Easy Rooter

A heavy-duty machine for 3" to 10" lines.
The Easy Rooter is a tough, easy-to-use machine. Its rugged steel frame has roll bars to protect the motor when loading into the trunk of a car. The cage holds 100 ft. of 5/8" or 3/4" Flexicore® cable.

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Speedrooter 92R Auto Feed

Heavy-duty root cutting machine with Auto-Feed.
With power to handle tough stoppages like roots and other heavy obstructions, the Speedrooter 92R is surprisingly portable. The power cable feed has the power to get the cable in and out of the line, even on long tough jobs.

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Sectional Machines


Model 88

A sectional machine with more power and convenience.
With a 3/4 hp motor as standard equipment, the Model 88 sectional drain cleaner handles tough jobs up to 200 ft. long in lines from 3" to 10" in diameter. It works while you walk!

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Self-feeds reinforced sectional cables.
The Rodrunner features two-way operation. You can run the machine "lawn mower" fashion, standing behind it as the cable screws into the line. Or for close-up work, the rear guide hose contains the spinning cable. Clear tough stoppages in 3" – 10" lines as far as 200 feet away.

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Pipe Inspection & Water Jets



Pipe Inspection and Location System.
Use the Gen-Eye for in-line video inspection and preventative maintenance of sewer and drain lines, septic tanks, heating and cooling ducts, crawl spaces, chimneys, attics, wells, and much more.

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Clear grease, sand, and ice.
The Jet-Set gives you new weapons to use on some of your toughest stoppages. Using a steam of high pressure water that hits the stoppage and flushes it away, jets are ideal for clearing soft blockages and ice.

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Hand Tools


Flexicore closet augers

The best tool for clearing clogged toilets. General's professional Flexicore closet augers are so tough, they're unconditionally guaranteed for a full year. The Teletube® closet auger makes conventional six foot augers obsolete, because it has three feet telescoped inside a guide tube until you need it. Clears stoppages beyond the bowl.

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Video Gallery

See it in action!
See General's drain cleaning machines, water jets, video inspection cameras, and more in action. Learn what tool is best for your application, and the correct step by step operation and safety procedures that will help answer your questions.

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X-25 Handy

The X-25 Handy is an inexpensive hand tool for clearing sinks, tubs and laundry drains. The patented chuck tightens firmly on the cable with just a quarter turn.

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Clear 2" to 4" drain lines with the compact Spin Drive –
Model X500. This hand operated unit is equipped with Flexicore wire rope center cables, assuring long life, as well as the right strength and flexibility.

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Thaws frozen pipes quickly. No more tearing up floors, breaking through walls, or digging up pipes in frozen ground. Eliminate hazardous blow torches. With the safe Hot-Shot pipe thawer, you can accomplish the job faster and easier.

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Rental Display Board

Display your rental fleet drain cleaning tools proudly with a Rental Display Board. It helps your customers see your inventory and select the right tool for the job.

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