Mini-Rooter XP® - General Pipe Cleaners

The Mini-Rooter XP gives you extra portability because 8″ semi-pneumatic wheels let you keep the weight on the ground. An easy-grip handle folds down to save space and locks to use as an additional lifting handle. A roll bar protects the 1/3 hp motor when going up or down stairs. And the power cord and foot pedal can be stowed away on convenient cord wraps.

The XP gives you extra performance and value, enabling you to clear clogged drain lines from 1-1/4″ to 4″ in diameter with just one machine. The drum easily holds 75 feet of 3/8″ or 1/2″ cable and features a free floating inner drum with an integral distributor tube to help prevent cable tangling. By switching to the optional J-Drum you can handle smaller drain lines.

Even with the power cable feed, the drum is a snap to remove, taking less than a minute. Of course the XP comes with an air foot pedal and ground fault circuit interrupter for safety, and General’s patented Flexicore wire rope center cable for durability.



  • Clears 1-1/4″ to 3″ lines and most 4″ lines.
  • Holds 75 ft. of 3/8″ or 50 ft. of 1/2″ Flexicore ® cable.
  • Variable speed power cable feed drives and retrieves cable.
  • Inner drum cage to prevent cable tangling under load.
  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Built in 8” wheels for easy transport, and folding handle for
    compact storage.
  • Drum removes in seconds for more portability.
  • Flexicore wire rope center cables have unequalled strength
    yet the right amount of flexibility.

Power Cable Feed

A variable speed power cable feed attachment makes feeding and retrieving the cable much easier. It quickly adjusts between 3/8″ and 1/2″ cables without the need for tools or additonal parts. You’ll want to equip your XP with a power cable feed too. It makes a lot of tough jobs go much easier.

Removable Drum

You can take the drum off the Mini-Rooter XP in seconds.

Folding Handle

The handle is tall enough to make it easy to move to the job, yet it can be quickly folded to take less room in your truck. 8″ semi-pneumatic wheels let you keep the weight on the ground, and give you added portability.

Flexicore®Patent Nos.
2,244,735 and 2,849,870


Heavy gauge wire is coiled around 49 strand wire rope and then heat treated. This cable has unequalled strength and the right amount of flexibility. It’s so tough, it has a one year warranty against defect or breakage.





With a J-drum, you’re ready for small drain work in seconds. Equipped with a collet check with tightening handle Will hold any Super-Vee cable
Catalog Number MR -250.

Cutter Set


Arrow Head Starting Drill
Starting Drill (Gets water flowing)

1-1/2 UC

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


2" Side Cutter Blades
For cutting and scraping


Boring Gimlet
For removing loose objects

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Mini-Rooter XP Units - Complete and ready to Operate

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
111970 P-XP-B

Mini-Rooter XP with 75EM2 (75 ft. x 3/8”) Cable, and MRCS Cutter Set

92 lbs
111980 P-XP-C

Mini-Rooter XP with 50EM3 (50 ft. x 1/2”) Cable, and MRCS Cutter Set

92 lbs

Cutter Set

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
130050 MRCS

Mini-Rooter Cutter Set (Includes Arrow Head, 1-1/2″ U-Cutter, 2″ Side Cutter Blade, Boring Gimlet)

0.5 lbs

Replacement Cables

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
120010 50HE1

Flexicore Cable, 1/4″ x 50 ft. with EL Basin Head

8 lbs
120080 50HE1-A

Flexicore Cable, 5/16″ x 50 ft. with EL Basin Head

12 lbs
120130 50HE1-AC

Flexicore Cable, 5/16″ x 50 ft. with Female Connector

12 lbs
121030 50EM2

Flexicore Cable, 3/8″ x 50 ft. with Female Connector

18 lbs
121040 75EM2

Flexicore Cable, 3/8″ x 75 ft. with Female Connector

25 lbs
121070 50EM3

Flexicore Cable, 1/2″ x 50 ft. with Female Connector

26 lbs
121080 75EM3

Flexicore Cable, 1/2″ x 75 ft. with Female Connector

43 lbs

Parts & Accessoires

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
167300 XP-200

Mini-Rooter XP Drum

8 lbs
167870 MR-250

J-Drum for 1/4″ and 5/16″ Cables

12 lbs
167940 J50

J-Drum with 50HE1 Installed

24 lbs
167950 J50A

J-Drum with 50HE1-A Installed

24 lbs
168900 PO-XP

Mini-Rooter XP Power Feed & Guide Tube

11 lbs
168435 MR-GT

Guide Tube for Mini-Rooter (Cannot be used without Power Cable Feed)

1 lb
136070 MR-308-B

Foot Pedal with Hose

136080 MR-308-E

Power Switch Diaphragm

136130 MR-308-G

Reverse Switch

136010 GFI-10

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter with 10 ft. cord

2 lbs
130410 LG

Leather Gloves

1 lb
136150 PO-MR-703

Set of feed rollers (3) for Mini-Rooter Power Cable Feed


67 lbs. (30 kg) with power feed and without cable.

24″ deep x 18″ wide x 38″ high with handle folded down
(61 cm x 46 cm x 96 cm).

Equipped with inner drum cage and distributor tube to prevent cable tangling under load.
Quickly removable from frame.

8″ semi-pneumatic tires with oilite bronze bushings.

Folding Handle:
Reduces storage space.

Cutter Set:
Arrow Head, Boring Gimlet, 2″ Side Cutter Blade, 1-1/2″ U-Cutter

1/3 hp with forward-off-reverse switch, spring loaded mounting for proper belt tension.
(Load speed 165 rpm).

Belt Guard:
High impact plastic secured with a tension knob and shock mounting.

Power Cable Feed:
Drives 1/2″ and 3/8″ cables.

Cable Guide Tube:
Adds safety when you can’t get machine close to drain opening. 5 ft. extension attaches to cable guide tube.

Foot Pedal:
Leaves operator’s hands free to control cable.
Uses air pressure, so there’s no electrical contact between pedal and motor.

Power Cord:
10 ft. 3 wire. in-line ground fault circuit interrupter.

Leather Gloves:
With reinforced palm for hand protection.

Capacity of 50 ft. of 1/4″ or 5/16″ Flexicore cable.

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