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Old 10-06-2019, 05:56 PM   #11
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ok got a few questions...I dont do drain cleaning..but if this is a copy of the rigid machine why cant you use the rigid cables in this machine?
I also did a quick search and found this place https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...WjY-24QSFmZPvE
that has cables all made in the USA for ridgid machines..
is there any way to cut the longer sectional cables and put ends on them to make them more user friendly?

the cables are interchangeable and not a problem.... already tried this I bought 100 feet of the steel dragon cable a year ago and it works fine in the K50

I would not attempt to cut off and re-install snap links on them that is just being too damn cheap and tight....

just like any sectional, you keep the snap connections on the sectional cables oiled up with wd40 and also make sure it snaps together before you put it down any drain.... the old K50 cables start to go bad eventually and you got to be real careful with them too.... god help you if you lose 30 feet down the drain


you finally have to toss them and get new stuff...



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Old 10-06-2019, 08:09 PM   #12
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I love those aluminum drums that snap on the the back I have set the K50 into the tub with the drum and cleared tub drains. I have also set it on top of wash machines and cleared the tub drain. In the larger drum you can use 3/8" by 35' I believe. The K50 is a great all around machine in my opinion.
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Thanks Master Mark! I had decided not to buy one because it sounded too good to be true. I try not to buy Chinese, but $200 me rikey.
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Old 10-08-2019, 08:40 AM   #14
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Thanks Master Mark! I had decided not to buy one because it sounded too good to be true. I try not to buy Chinese, but $200 me rikey.

I have only done one drain line with it , but I am gonna keep count on how many it will do... so when it finally breaks down I will let you know..

the one thing I did not mention is the clutch handle just slides into the socket and is removable instead of pernamently held onto the machine......
I just went ahead and duct taped it into place so I would not lose it



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I got on e-bay ans loooked for a k-50 machine but could not find one for under 1200....

I started to look around and found this knock off brand and the whole package with tax only cost 215.00

I could not resist trying it out so I bought it on tuesday night and it arrived yesterday evening........

Took it out today and it actually worked just as well as the K50Rigid I was worried it might start smoking or something but it really was better than I expected for $215.00....

The only drawback I see is the sectional cables are 15 feet long each instead of only 7 feet.... but it was just something I had to get used to .....

came with the machine and about 100 feet of cable and some kind of special cable to get around tight bends,,,,
also came with a baby drum which I will never use and it

also came with about 8 different cable heads which are probably interchangeable with the righd tools.. and if I had to buy them I probably would have shelled out close to that amount just for the heads....

I got a total of 215.00 in this and it already has broke even on one call
sort of wondering how long it will last.....

I am considering just buying another one for fun........

so tell me what do you all think. .....???

I think the red really sets it off

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Old 10-09-2019, 05:16 PM   #16
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Its a reasonably good idea but i only want a k50 or k 60 and I doubt that they are gonna just give it away... They probably got tons of spartons and other monsters I dont need....
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I bought the same drain cleaner that Master Mark bought. My observations the machine seems good quality. looks like it is missing a couple of zerk fittings on the top. I will probably tap the holes and screw in two zerk fittings. Also there is this unusual end on the front of the unit that has a slot in it. I believe if you engage it it will either pull the cable out of the drain or feed the cable out of the unit. I am not sure how this will work wit the clutch? The cable is 15' per section and it seems of good quality. The little drain drum seems cheap but it may work okay. Good assortment of cutters. I also like the drain leader cable probably about 7' long that comes with the unit. I am happy with the purchace.
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these 15' cables....are they 5/8 or 7/8?
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5/8th cable for the K50
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