I-95® - General Pipe Cleaners

Here’s a sectional cable machine that drives 7/8″ and 5/8″ sections – or even 5/16″ cables for small drain work. You can switch from 7/8″ to 5/8″ and back by repositioning the chuck cone. No adapter required. Attach a small drum to the back of the machine to drive smaller cables. The I-95 gives you more than versatility. It gives you power and convenience. The motor is a 1/3 hp capacitor type, so it delivers plenty of torque to the cables. Yet, as soon as you lift the drive handle, the cable stops rotating, so there’s no additional torque build up. You also use the drive handle to carry the machine. And when the I-95 is in position on the job, its four point base gives it rock-solid stability. A cutter holder is attached to the back so your cutting heads are always with the machine. A ground fault circuit interrupter is standard equipment.


  • It’s three machines in one.
  • Clears 1-1/4″ through 4″ drain lines.
  • Drives both 5/8″ and 7/8″ sectional cables up to 150 ft. down the line.
  • Change cables in seconds—no tools or adapters required.
  • Small drum holds 25 ft. of 5/16″ Flexicore cable to clear 1-1/4” to 2” lines.
  • 1/3 hp motor.
  • Made in U.S.A.


Stability and Durability

The I-95 has a wide four-point base for greater stability. Its interlocking tubular construction also gives it excellent durability. A ground fault circuit interrupter is standard equipment.


Universal Jaws

Jaws handle both 7/8″ cables or 5/8″ cables. No adaptor required.



The drive handle doubles as a carrying handle and the machine is compact and light enough to carry up to the roof.



Accessories include cable carriers, drums for small drain work, a rear guide hose, and a toolbox (standard on 7/8” cable units).

I-95 Sectional Drain Cleaner Accessories


Standard cable sections for the I-95 and Root 66 are open-wound hollow cables with R-Connectors (Compatible with Ridgid®).

The 5/8” cables are used to clear 2” and 3” lines up to 125 ft. long. They are available in 7-1/2 ft. sections (Cat # 7.5R8). They snap together in a second and are taken apart quickly with a coupling key.

The 7/8” cables are used to clear 3” and 4” lines up to 150 ft. long. Standard sections are available in 15 ft. hollow sections (Cat # 15R10). The 7/8” cables are also available as optional Proflex sectional cables (Cat # 15R10-P shown) that sport an inner spring. It gives the cable greater strength to resist kinking and to transfer extra torque down the cable for additional cutting power.

Smaller 5/16” Flexicore® cables (Cat # 25HE1-A) can be used with an optional drum to clear clogged sink lines and other small 1-1/4” to 2” drain lines.



Force Multiplier Cables™

New 5 foot sectional cables make sectional drain cleaning cleaner and easier in confined and hard-to-access areas like bathrooms, kitchens, basements, and even roofs.

The shorter 5 ft. cable length helps keep the machine under better control, reducing the risk of spraying walls, floors, carpets, and cabinets from exposed wet, spinning 15 ft. cables. And the short design fits perfectly on 6 ft. drop cloths without hanging over.

Force Multiplier Cables are available in 7/8” diameter (Cat # 5R-10) for use General’s Root 66® and I-95® sectional drain cleaners, or in 1-1/4” diameter (Cat # 5R-14) for the Rodrunner®.

Force Multiplier’s R-connectors also fit other brands of machines, cables, and attachments. The open-wound hollow cables snap together in a second, and can be disconnected quickly and easily with a coupling key, further facilitating use in cramped quarters and on roofs.


Snake-Oil Classic

A great way to extend the life of drain cleaning tools & equipment

Snake-Oil Classic™ preserves and protects sewer cables against rust and corrosion. It’s better than common lubricants because its special rust inhibitor cuts through moisture and replaces it with a rust-resistant coating. You’ll significantly extend the life of your cables and sewer machine, including the drum, bearings and power cable feed rollers. Snake Oil Classic also includes a deodorizer to give equipment a fresh, clean smell. Available in quarts or gallons.

Snake-Oil Classic SDS – Material Safety Data Sheet

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Rip through tough stoppages with the unique ClogChopper® multi-function cutting tools. Six self-sharpening blades dig into encrusted debris and root masses, easily grinding up stoppages, scale, and crystallized urine, without risking pipe damage.

The spherical design maneuvers around tight bends and traps, thoroughly and safely cleaning metal, plastic, and clay pipes. As it spins it also self-sharpens as it scrapes along the pipe walls. It’s excellent for clearing stacks, downspouts, mains, as well as for drain lining jobs.

General offers a variety of sizes, and connector options, including sectional G connectors, as well as other brands of machines, cables, and attachments.

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Cutter Sets for 5/8" Cables

Catalog #R-8CS


Arrow Head
Starting Drill (gets water flowing)


Boring Gimlet
For removing loose objects

R-1-1/2 UC

1-1/2" U-Cutter
For cutting and scraping


Retrieving Tool
For removing loose objects and broken cables


Coupling Key
To disconnect cables and cutters

Cutter Set for 7/8" Cables

Catalog #R-10CS


Spear Head
Starting Drill (gets water flowing)


Hook Auger
For removing loose objects


2" & 3" U-Cutter
For cutting and scraping


Retrieving Tool
For removing loose objects and broken cables


Coupling Key
To disconnect cables and cutters

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I-95 Units - Complete and ready to Operate

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
119020 I-95-A

I-95, plus six 7-1/2 ft. x 5/8″ sections (7.5R8), an SCC small cable carrier, and an R-8CS cutter set.

72 lbs
119030 I-95-C

I-95, plus five 15 ft. x 7/8″ sections (15R10), a CC cable carrier, R-10CS cutter set and a tool box.

122 lbs
119050 I-95-D

Combines Units A and C.

143 lbs
119070 I-95-E

Same as I-95-D, plus small drum (95-25A) with 25 ft. x 5/16″ cable (25HE1-A) installed.

153 lbs

Cutter Set

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
178010 R-8CS

Cutter Set for 5/8″ Sectional Cables (Includes R-BG, R-1-1/2UC, R-RTR-1, R-AH, R-CK-8)

4 lbs
178030 R-10CS

Cutter Set for 7/8″ Sectional Cables (Includes R-SHD-10, R-HA-10, R-2UC-10, R-3UC-10, R-RTR-10, R-CK-10)

4 lbs

Replacement Cables

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
160860 7.5R7

5/8″ x 7-1/2′ Closed-Wound Section

4 lbs
160850 7.5R8

5/8″ x 7-1/2″ Open-Wound Section

3 lbs
160480 15R10

7/8″ x 15′ Open-Wound Section

8 lbs
160470 15R10-P

7/8″ x 15′ Proflex Section

11 lbs

Parts & Accessories

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
182020 95-35-O

Drum Only (Holds up to 35′ x 3/8″ Cables)

9 lbs
182060 95-RGH

Rear Guide Hose for I-95

5 lbs
178260 SCC

Small Cable Carrier for 5/8″ sectional cables

3 lbs
160370 CC

Large Cable Carrier for 7/8″ sectional cables

6 lbs
130410 LG

Leather Gloves

1 lb
128840 R-1CG

1″ ClogChopper for 5/8″ sectional cables with “R” style connector

1 lb
128850 R-1-1/2CG

1-1/2″ ClogChopper for 5/8″ sectional cables with “R” style connector

1 lb
128860 R-2CG-10

2″ ClogChopper for 7/8″ sectional cables with “R” style connector

1 lb
128870 R-2-1/2CG-10

2-1/2″ ClogChopper for 7/8″ sectional cables with “R” style connector

1 lb
128900 R-3CG-10

3″ ClogChopper for 7/8″ sectional cables with “R” style connector

1 lb
440120 SOQ

1 Quart Snake-Oil Classic

2 lbs
440150 SOG

1 Gallon Snake-Oil Classic

7.5 lbs


39 lbs. (18 kg)

14″ deep x 12″ wide x 23″ high. (35.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 58.4 cm)

1/3 hp with forward-off-reverse switch, ten foot power cord, and ground fault circuit interrupter.

Adjustable Chucks:
Has two sets of notches; one for 5/8″ cables and one for 7/8″ cables.
Switch from one diameter to the other in seconds.

Leather Gloves:
Double palm, for hand protection when guiding cable.

(Optional) Holds 25 ft. of 5/16” cable for 1-1/2” to 2” lines, or 35 ft. x 3/8” cable for 2” to 3” lines.

“T” slot couplings slide together to lock and uncouple with a pin key.
7.5R8 – 7-1/2 ft. x 5/8″ (2.3m x 15.6 mm) for 1-1/4″ through 3″
(30 mm – 75 mm) lines up to 125 ft long;
15R10 or 15R10P with Proflex inner core – 15 ft. x 7/8″ (4.6 m x 22 mm) for 2″ – 4″
(50 mm – 100 mm) lines up to 150 ft. long.

Cutter set for 5/8″ cables:
Arrow Head, Boring Gimlet, 1-1/2″ U-Cutter and Retrieving Tool.

Cutter set for 7/8″ cables:
Spear Head, 2″ U-Cutter, 3″ U-Cutter, Hook Auger and Retrieving Tool.

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