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We don’t take the machine on the roof.

People get killed everyday in car wrecks but we still drive, even when it’s not necessary.

I hate it when people tell a story of something that happened to them or someone they know and give that as a reason we should change a service that we’ve successfully sold without incident for longer than that persons been on the planet much less plumbing.

*snorts rail of hydraulic cement.
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It takes some money and a clogged drain and a phone call to get me on a roof.

I’ve also jumped out of a perfectly good airplanes 🤣

I’m dangerouusssss man, a real bad guy 🤡
We hav done small lines from the roof on occasion...
but I learned to take cardboard up there to protect the roof shingles

also I got taught a lesson about the K50 cable getting near the incoming
power line to the home....

all the new homes around here have only a 1 1/2 vent going out so you
really cant do much on those houses....

forget two stories ..no way

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Don’t be a pu$$y, get up on the roof View attachment 134664
We don't have many flat roofs like that, ours need to shed snow load. If our roofs were flat like that I'd go on more of them.

Usually if I need to snake a vent I just cut it in the attic and snake from there.
 

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Just a thought on the jetter, around where i work we have jetter subs, if you wanted to get some hands off experience or just keep your overhead down you could look into subbing out your jetter work, even if it was just a coupke times im sure watching them and asking them why they are doing what they do would help a lot and you could earn at the same time
 

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The K 60 does a wonderful job at 150 feet on soft clogs and small root mats. To my knowledge I have never chewed through anything serious at that distance.

There are many properties around Jackson that are 100 plus yards off the street. Hence my jetter interest.

The spartan and gorlitz drum style machines seem awesome in their ability to generate torque downline. Ive never had the pleasure.

My boss is a true believer in a K 50 on the roof and sectional machines in general. We have been using rigid power spins on front of Dewalt drills for years and I am tired of having to clean up after their spray from their plastic drum joint. I am definitely tired of being fastidiously careful with a K 50 inside a house. I spend 20 minutes making my work area look like the last five minutes of an episode of dexter before I start.

I have never tried flex shaft but the keep it clean aspect has a strong appeal. I like this new M 18 Milwaukee Tommy gun as it creates zero spill.

A young friend of mine recently purchased the Milwaukee camera system and loves it but it seems to not take the 2 inch turns and inch and a half turns that the rigid micro drain system can. I suppose I'll be investing in a rigid system in the next year.
You will love a higher powered drum machine. Also Auto feed is nice. Do you use the attached tube on the k60 to keep the mess down? I never did becuase of the added foot print and the crappy way you had to feed it.

I tried a tommy gun snake a hand full of times. I used the ridgid corded option. Only thing I didnt like is you didn't get to have a hand on the cable so it was a lot harder to feel what your cable was doing.
 

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You will love a higher powered drum machine. Also Auto feed is nice. Do you use the attached tube on the k60 to keep the mess down? I never did becuase of the added foot print and the crappy way you had to feed it.

I tried a tommy gun snake a hand full of times. I used the ridgid corded option. Only thing I didnt like is you didn't get to have a hand on the cable so it was a lot harder to feel what your cable was doing.
Since you’ve used a k60 extensively, what keeps crap from twisting up in all that cable that spinning behind you if you don’t use that long tube ?

It took me a while to get use to drill drain guns. I like them better now than I did at first.
 
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