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Encased Sewer Rod

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Designed for most sewer outlets, stack vents and storm gutters, this BrassCraft Encased Sewer Rod features a sturdy spear-shaped boring head that penetrates the most stubborn clogs. It comes in a self-storing, rust-resistant plastic case with a winding handle to ensure that your hands have minimal contact with the wire.

  • For most sewer outlets, stack vents and storm gutters
  • Use to clear 4 - 10 in. Dia lines
  • Sturdy poly-tuff spear-shaped boring head
  • Oil-tempered flat spring steel wire
  • Self-storing, rust-resistant plastic case with a winding handle
  • Safe, reliable and easy to use

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Can you use this tool to snake 25' upstream from a clean out in a straight 4" line?

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October 11, 2016
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The one I bought is only 15 feet long, so the answer would be No.
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sure
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November 15, 2014
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Yes. I went from where it empties into a manhole back up my sewer drain, until I hit a 90 degree elbow and then a coupling. It doesn't like those.
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West Hazleton, PA, USA
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February 26, 2014
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Yes, Just push snake in and work it in and out till obstruction is clear.
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February 17, 2014
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Actual this comes in 40ft, so Yes, as long as it is straight it should work.
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February 17, 2014
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the snake is 25ft so if the clog is at 25 feet, I don't know if its enough to make it work. I should have left 1 star as it can't do ANYTHING but a straight line.
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Novi, Michigan
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January 3, 2014
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Scott,
Thank you for your question. Yes, you can use this sewer rod for your application. The cable is 40 Ft. long and can clear pipes up to 4 In. in diameter. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our Product Experts at 800-835-2200.
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January 2, 2014
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Hi Scott,
This snake will work fine for your application, however if you have a serious blockage a powered snake will be more effective.
Mike,
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Will the rod make the initial 90 degree bend?

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I have a rain gutter draining in to a 3" pipe at ground level, that then makes a 90 degree bend to the main run of below ground pipe. I won't be going through the gutter or downspout, just the 3" pipe. Absolutely no bends or just the one bend is feasible?
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April 16, 2016
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No. It WILL NOT make the 90 bend. Do not frustrate yourself, buy a different tool for the job.
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It worked for at least one 90 turn for me.
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January 29, 2015
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No. Wasn't able to get it through 1st "T" junction in my 4" sewer line.
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November 15, 2014
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It will make the first turn if you can hold it near the tip and use your hand to bend it into the opening of the main drain pipe. You basically have to feed it to get it started.
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Novi, Michigan
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July 16, 2014
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Brandon,
Thank you for your question. The cable of this BrassCraft Sewer Rod will make a 90 degree bend in the pipe.
If you have any other questions about the use of this product, please feel free to call our Product Experts toll free at 800-835-2200.
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is this sewer rod steel and strong

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February 26, 2014
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Yes Had serer auger out to almost full length with no kinking problems
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The rod is a flat one much like a tape measure, but stiffer.
The tip breaks rather easy and can't do any turns angles in the line.
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December 10, 2013
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it is flat, like a tape, and flexible and strong.
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No not strong at all. Plastic tip.
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April 1, 2013
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Brah,
Thank you for your question. The encased sewer rod you’ve inquired about is made of oil tempered steel which is ideal for unclogging sewer outlets, stack vents and storm gutters. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact one of our product experts at 800-835-2200.
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How long is it?

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15 feet
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40' . It worked perfectly twice for me.
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30 feet I think.
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Thank you for your question. This BrassCraft Sewer Rod has a 40 Ft. long oil-tempered flat spring steel wire and it can be used to clear lines 4-10 In. in diameter. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Product Experts toll free at 800-835-2200.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 28 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works as advertised Stiffer than wire type augurs, better for hard clogs. Somewhat difficult to roll back up, but gets the job done. CAUTION - if you rout out pipes with sewage matter, expect this thing to get it all over you! October 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent! Great tool. I even duct taped a pressure washer to unclogged a 4" line. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Easy to use and well made. Works well even fully extended July 12, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Drain Snake Good product for clearing pipe drain clogs , only down side is a little tough to turn the snake due to the flat rod shape. Over all it works well and will do the job. Product would be Five star rating if the rod turned easier. May 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Sewer rod used in conduit It performed just as we expected it to. We would buy it again April 12, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not your best choice for snaking out a sewer line This is sold as a sewer clean-out tool, and it will work in limited situations. It is constructed of flat metal that will only bend in one direction, and not make any sharp bends at all. Typical sewer systems contain several turns that are not in the same direction, and so this tool will not help with most homes. It is somewhat useful in the main house clean-out if it only has the one long curve and then a straight run, but then you cannot spin the thing, only continue in a straight line.The end is a small arrow-head shape which will poke through clogs if they are not too tough, but probably wouldn't help with tree roots or serious clogs. I do not recommend this encased sewer rod. December 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect kitchen clog clearer. It works perfectly for me. My kitchen drain go clogged 3 times in five years around January & February in Seattle area when grease got condensed and blocked the pipes. I did use drain snake once to clear out the clog. and then a year two later. The drain snake became unsusable. So I bought the encase sewer rod. The new tool is very easy to use and to clean. It works much better than the drain snake. I would highly recommend it. Remember to clean each usage. February 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Worked well It's a dirty job any way you do it, but this product kept me fairly clean. It is stiff enough to do the job, and flexible enough to make it around the joints. Light weight, easy to clean up. December 8, 2015
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