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Old 01-05-2009, 03:21 AM   #1
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Where is the best buy for an electric snake?

To snake out toilet bowls, 3 1/2 - 4" drain.

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Old 01-05-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
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Where is the best buy for an electric snake?

I would not advise using a snake for toilet bowls. they tend to scratch the surface. The proper tool for this is a Closet Auger. Snaking 3 and 4" lines requires at least a 3/4" cable with changable heads. They have "arrow type" and cutter heads. Not cheap for a good one. If you don't do this for a living, rental is the best answer. Some units come with the cable wrapped around a drum and others have 8' lengths of cable that are attached as needed. For regular house drains (sinks and such) Ridgid makes a powered unit with a foot pedal and 30' of cable. About $130 at Home Depot.

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Old 01-05-2009, 04:39 PM   #3
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Where is the best buy for an electric snake?

Still need to be careful you don't scratch the bowl but much safer then trying a snake . I prefer my handy plunger first though.
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