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Old 01-22-2016, 01:03 PM   #1
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Hey K-1500 Guys. How hard is it to get a 1500 up and down stairs. i called to order a k-60 and my supply house guy recommended a 1500 for a few dollars more. i know he is trying to up sell me but i also know it is a nice machine as well. My whole concern is the getting in and out of basements with one guy.
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Old 01-22-2016, 01:06 PM   #2
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I use my Dreel way more than my K-60
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Hey K-1500 Guys. How hard is it to get a 1500 up and down stairs. i called to order a k-60 and my supply house guy recommended a 1500 for a few dollars more. i know he is trying to up sell me but i also know it is a nice machine as well. My whole concern is the getting in and out of basements with one guy.
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Almost every time I use mine it's in a basement very doable but it used to really suck at first but I have gotten so used to it it really isn't a problem.

I have no experience with a k-60 so i can't help there.
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1500, easy up,easy down.
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It's like a 2 wheel dolly with a heavy bucket on it.
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It's like a 2 wheel dolly with a heavy bucket on it.
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It sucks to unwind and reel up the cable. With 2 guys our average is 2 hours per rod at 110' doing 3 passes 3"4"6" from inside. One guy 2:45 plus cleanup and I'm pretty much spent. So there's that. Yea you can do it-no I don't want to.
I miss the spartan 2001 I had. I retrofitted a general sewermatic motor and that thing had balls of Titanium. The drum came off and was easy to carry in separate from the frame. Wish I never sold it-but it cost me in cables trying to do a 6" cutter all the time every time.
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Hey guys all you that are happy with the Dreel set up you are just showing home owners how to clear their main lines them selves !

they are calling here and other suppliers of drain equipment to buy that set up
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Hey guys all you that are happy with the Dreel set up you are just showing home owners how to clear their main lines them selves !

they are calling here and other suppliers of drain equipment to buy that set up
Considering the cables are 110-ish per 15ft, plus cutters, I doubt it'll put me out of business anytime soon.
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Not to mention, the rental department at home depot has the speedrooter rental for about 60 bucks.
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