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Here is the Grabber he was using a bit cheaper.
 

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I was on a main line stoppage at a super store one night, I was handing my truck keys across the floor C/O
and dropped them down the C/O I finally pulled them out with my extended magnet stick, of course i washed them
off in the restroom, ! this was before I had run the sewer line so it was full,
 

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I was on a main line stoppage at a super store one night, I was handing my truck keys across the floor C/O
and dropped them down the C/O I finally pulled them out with my extended magnet stick, of course i washed them
off in the restroom, ! this was before I had run the sewer line so it was full,
Thats a bummer, I get super paranoid everytime a cap is off because of this, especially if my sunglasses are on top of my head.
 

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I dropped a 14” flat bar down a 4” floor clean out two weeks ago, trying to and breaking the very stuck cover. Luckily I don’t think it could make the bend on the combo on its back and a string line and strong magnet fished it up with relative ease. It’s my go to for retrieving tools from sewers and I’m finished walls, for sure.
 

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I dropped a 14” flat bar down a 4” floor clean out two weeks ago, trying to and breaking the very stuck cover. Luckily I don’t think it could make the bend on the combo on its back and a string line and strong magnet fished it up with relative ease. It’s my go to for retrieving tools from sewers and I’m finished walls, for sure.
Somewhere on here I've told the story of how I removed flushed car keys from ~35' down a 4" line by bolting a 2-1/2" disk magnet to my snake.

I love those disk magnets. I have ~ a dozen screwed/riveted/bolted to the doors/walls of my van to hold wrenches, sawzall blades, small tools etc. My two makita cordless work lights each have 3 on the bottom so they can stick to duct/pipe/I beams/etc.

I buy them under a contractor account at the local hardware store so they only cost me ~3$ each. Rubber straps are less than 1$ 😎
 

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I bought these magnets to do the same thing retrieve metal objects from the sewer. There is a bunch of fishing magnets for sale seem interesting possibly too large for a drain
 

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It's amazing what a wet/dry vac will do if you have enough hose.
Some customers get so annoyed when I suck out a clog from their kitchen sink with just my shop vac. "Well I could have done that!" 🤣
 
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Nice, I need to use my shop vac more on drain cleaning jobs.
Just keep in mind there's a difference between "drain opening" and "drain cleaning". Often the shop vac is just to get things flowing so it's easier to snake.
 
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