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Old 02-28-2020, 02:12 PM   #1
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Well I don't think ones been started so I figured i'd try to make a therad for all the flexshaft information to be left here. I will updat

I am looking at getting a flexshaft cable itself. Most of my sink drains I unclog seem to be less then 50' feet in. If I got the 5/16 cable is it easy to shove down an 1.5" drain line with a couple 90's? I have a k-50 as a back up but sectionals are a pain and there small drums crap for loading cable unless its clean.

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There are plenty of posts and threads for flex shaft if you care to search the site.

What do you use currently for sinks?
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There are plenty of posts and threads for flex shaft if you care to search the site.

What do you use currently for sinks?
I use a k-50 for sinks now.
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Well I don't think ones been started so I figured i'd try to make a therad for all the flexshaft information to be left here. I will updat

I am looking at getting a flexshaft cable itself. Most of my sink drains I unclog seem to be less then 50' feet in. If I got the 5/16 cable is it easy to shove down an 1.5" drain line with a couple 90's? I have a k-50 as a back up but sectionals are a pain and there small drums crap for loading cable unless its clean.

https://www.drainrehabsolutions.com/...t-drain-cables

I'm open to any suggestions people have.
no. 5/16 is not easy through multiple 90's I think you'd do better with a k9-204
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That's all I use is 5/16" for sinks, I would not be comfortable with 1/4" and getting it to knot up when it reaches the 3".
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That's all I use is 5/16" for sinks, I would not be comfortable with 1/4" and getting it to knot up when it reaches the 3".
are you meaning 5/16 flexshaft? and you say sinks but what size pipe?
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are you meaning 5/16 flexshaft? and you say sinks but what size pipe?
I meant my regular k-3800 sink drum and the sink lines here are 1 1/2" ABS most of the time.
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I meant my regular k-3800 sink drum and the sink lines here are 1 1/2" ABS most of the time.
ahhh.....same size but completely different since it's drum cable size vs flexshaft size
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