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Old 12-05-2012, 11:39 AM   #1
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hey everyone i need some advise for a new camera reel. I am looking at
a mini seesnake or the new max rm200. if any of you have used them, pros or cons. I have been using a spartan 2.0 and a seesnake plus.
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hey everyone i need some advise for a new camera reel. I am looking at
a mini seesnake or the new max rm200. if any of you have used them, pros or cons. I have been using a spartan 2.0 and a seesnake plus.


I don't think you'll find much hands on feedback for the rM200 as it's too new of reel. What are you looking to do ?

I love my SeeSnake Plus
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mostly residential sewers 3 to 6'' i have two seesnake plus's and a spartan provision but i want something more compact with color and 200' of push cable
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mostly residential sewers 3 to 6'' i have two seesnake plus's and a spartan provision but i want something more compact with color and 200' of push cable


Well then that's a good question as to which is better the mini or rm200 ???
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I know its hard to say, I am having a demo on Friday and will let u know what i think.
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THat new camera looks good.

I don't like the fact that it weighs about 10lbs more than the Mini.

But I see Ridgid moving toward this all plastic line

They will probably learn how to shave off the weight in the next few years..
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I don't like the new reel design. Looks like a pain in the nutz to disassemble if the pushrod gets tangled (happens to me sometimes).

I have seen the new one and I know that the camera head is smaller and the push rod is thinner and slicker. Supposed to be able to push it farther out.

I don't think either are ideal for 6". The mini doesn't seem to be bright enough for me in 6".

......but.....if you are going from 3" PVC into 4" cast or 6" cast or clay, I can see the new reel being the better choice. 3" 1/4 bends can be a bear to get the old mini through.
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Am going with the mini reel, the max reel feels like a toy and i can not push as far as the mini. just my 2 cents.
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Donahue, how did you test them out? What kind of pipe were you pushing through?
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tested from 3''cleanout in my house piped in abs then piped 4'' pvc sewer to manhole. pushed the mini to the manhole 110', the max rm 200 only went 89'
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