Mini-Rooter® - General Pipe Cleaners

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

This inexpensive, easy-to-use machine has lots of time-saving features. For instance, you can remove the cage in seconds for more portability or to switch to a different cable diameter – with no mess or lost time. Safety features include an air foot switch, ground fault circuit interrupter, and a safety slip clutch. An integral inner drum and distributor tube spring help prevent cable tangling under load

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Features

  • Clears 1-1/4″ to 3″ lines and most 4″ lines.
  • Holds 75 ft. of 3/8″ or 50 ft. of 1/2″ Flexicore®
  • Open cage removes in seconds for more portability.
  • Safety slip clutch protects cable and operator.
  • Optional Power Cable Feed drives and retrieves cable.
  • Optional J-Drum holds 50 ft. of 1/4″ or 5/16″ cables.
  • 1/3 hp motor with momentary contact reverse switch and pneumatic foot pedal.
  • Optional dolly snaps on frame.
  • Made in U.S.A.

Removable Drum

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

Reverse Switch

A momentary contact reverse switch protects the cable by preventing the operator from running the machine in reverse for more than a few seconds at a time.

Safety Slip Clutch

Reduces chance of cable tangling or injury to the operator. Allows V-belt to slip through pulley until torque is reduced.

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

 

Flexicore® Cable

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.

Options

Mini-Rooter Dolly

This light weight but sturdy dolly is designed especially for the Mini-Rooter. It slips on or off in less than minute and holds the machine securely.
(Catalog Number MR-W)

J-Drum

With a J-Drum (optional), you’re ready for small drain work in seconds. Equipped with a collect chuck with tightening handle. Will hold any Super-Vee cable. (Catalog Number MR-250)

Snake-Oil Plus

Snake-Oil Plus™ preserves and protects your 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 your sewer machine, including the drum, bearings, and power cable feed rollers. In addition, Snake Oil includes a deodorizer that gives your equipment a fresh, clean smell. Available in quarts (Cat # SOQ-S) or gallons (Cat # SOG-S).

Snake-Oil Plus SDS – Material Safety Data Sheet

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Quick-Fix™

General Pipe Cleaners’ Quick-Fix™ let’s you quickly repair broken drain snakes in the field. The unique Quick-Fix let’s you continue working and finish the job without having to go back to your shop to repair or replace a broken cable. The Quick-Fix is available in 1/2”, 9/16”, 5/8”, and 3/4” sizes with female or male connectors.

The specially designed spring with a pre-welded female connecter is easy to attach in the field. Prepare your broken snake by cutting off the damaged or kinked end of the cable with bolt cutters or a hack saw. Then simply thread the Quick-Fix over the broken snake. No welder is required! All you need are vice-grips or a pair of pliers. Once it’s on, the Quick-Fix holds on so tightly that it simply cannot be removed, even if you wanted to.

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ClogChopper®

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.

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Cutter Set

AH

Arrow Head
Starting Drill
(Gets water flowing)

1-1/2UC

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

2SCB

2” Side Cutter Blades
For cutting and scraping

BG

Boring Gimlet
For removing loose objects

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Mini-Rooter Units for the Rental Industry - Complete and ready to Operate

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
111380 MR-C-O

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

75 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  
121030 50EM2

Flexicore Cable, 3/8″ x 50 ft. with Male & Female Connectors

18 lbs
121040 75EM2

Flexicore Cable, 3/8″ x 75 ft. with Male & Female Connectors

25 lbs
121070 50EM3

Flexicore Cable, 1/2″ x 50 ft. with Male & Female Connectors

26 lbs
121080 75EM3

Flexicore Cable, 1/2″ x 75 ft. with Male & Female Connectors

43 lbs

Parts & Accessories

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
167330 MR-200-O

Mini-Rooter Drum

8 lbs
136070 MR-308-B

Foot Pedal with Hose

136080 MR-308-E

Power Switch Diaphragm

136210 MR-308-G-R

Reverse Switch

136010 GFI-10

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter with 10 ft. cord

2 lbs
136180 MR-303-1

Safety Clutch

1 lb
130410 LG

Leather Gloves

1 lb
128810 1-1/2CG

1-1/2” ClogChopper

1 lb
128820 2CG

2” ClogChopper

1 lb
#130855 1/2QF

1/2” Quick-Fix

1 lb
440110 SOQ-S

1 Quart Snake-Oil Plus w/Sprayer

2 lbs
440130 SOG

1 Gallon Snake-Oil Plus

7.5 lbs
440140 SOG-S

1 Gallon Snake-Oil Plus w/Sprayer

7.5 lbs

Specifications

Weight:
67 lbs. without cable.

Capacity:
75 ft. of 3/8″ or 1/2″ Flexicore Cable.

Motor:
1/3 hp heavy duty, thermal overload protection, Forward/Off/Momentary Contact Reverse Switch.

Safety Slip Clutch:
Instructional Video included.

Flexicore Cable:
Heavy gauge wire coiled tightly around 49 strand aircraft-type wire rope and heat treated.

Foot Pedal:
Uses air pressure, so there’s no electrical contact between pedal and motor.

Power Cord:
10 ft., 3 wire; equipped with ground fault circuit interrupter

Cutter Set:
Arrow head, 1 1/2″ U-Cutter, 2″ Side Cutters and Boring Gimlet. Others available.

Leather Gloves:
With reinforced palm for hand protection.

Instructional Video included.

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