Hardware Retailing

Hot Products 2019

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B U Y I N G G U I D E HOT PRODUCTS Kinetic Water Ram ™ Clear sinks, tubs, toilets and clogged drains fast. Just pump the Water Ram up, insert the tip into a drain, and snap the trigger. It's that quick! A burst of compressed air creates a shock wave that breaks up almost any stoppage, yet won't harm pipes. The Water Ram is particularly useful when the stoppage is on the far side of a drum trap or a series of tight bends. FREE Tool Selection Guide A Tool Selection Guide for drain cleaning equipment is available FREE from General Pipe Cleaners. The Tool Selection Guide illustrates cage-type manual and automatic feed machines, as well as sectional power drain cleaners to clear clogged drains in lines ranging from 1 ¼-inches to 10-inches in diameter. Model 88 ™ The Model 88 is almost as easy to run as a lawn mower. You push 8- or 10-foot cable sections into the line until you reach some resistance. Then attach the rear cable coupling to the machine, stand behind it, and turn it on. Watch the cable feed itself into the line. When a section has run into the drain, attach another one and keep going. It handles clog lines up to 200 feet long in lines from 3 inches to 10 inches in diameter. A standard ¾ horsepower capacitor motor supplies plenty of power, and an adjustable safety clutch protects cables and operator

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