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Model # 41348

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  • Easy to use and clean up after use
  • Saves money from not using a plumber
  • Reviewers find it more eco friendly and effective than chemicals

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # 41348

Internet # 203203829

Store SKU # 264587

The new and improved KWIK-SPIN is an excellent choice for clearing blockages from small drain lines in showers, sinks, and tubs. The patented AUTOFEED trigger automatically feeds and retracts the cable as the drum turns. The AUTOFEED trigger makes the job quick and simple.

  • Clean hands operation - avoid mess and minimize job-site cleanup
  • Easily feeds cable - trigger lock allows smooth, nonstop operation so you can get on to the next job
  • Trigger lock button eliminates hand fatigue
  • 25 ft. of high-strength, kink-resistant 1/4 in. max-core cable included
  • Note: product may vary by store

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.) 
7.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
9 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
12.5 in 
Cable Thickness (in.) 
0.25 
Cable Width (in.) 
0.25 
Cable length (ft.) 
25 
Details
Cable Construction 
Inner Core 
Drill Attachable 
No 
Drum/Housing Material 
Plastic 
Handle Included 
Yes 
Maintenance, Repair & Supplies Product Type 
Drain Openers & Chemicals 
Manual / Powered 
Manual 
Max Recommended Drain Size 
1.5 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Weight (lb) 
3.85 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
Limited Lifetime Warranty 

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Cable length (ft.): 25
Price: $20 - $30
Brand: RIDGID
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How durable is this product? I have bought less expensive ones and there junk ! will this product stay together?

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October 26, 2013
On my third one now hope this one does the trick!
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pittsburgh
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September 29, 2015
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it works very well ,I work in apt. complex opened 3 drains so far.can go right through top of bathroom sink after pulling plunger out and putting ball rod back in.dont use with drain cleaner,youll damage it.
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September 29, 2015
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I would have this on my plumbing truck if I was still doing plumbing.
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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July 9, 2014
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It will stay together but does not negotiate some angles in pipes (as I discovered). If you have angles in your pipes, I recommend using one powered by a drill. They cost a little more but are well worth the expense.
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March 25, 2014
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This is the first one I purchase, and looks to be well constructed, however, it's usefulness is limited by the clomsy handling of the mechanism.
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March 14, 2014
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It may stay together but it also will not work.
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February 4, 2014
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The item seems very durable - the only issue I had was the coil would fold back on itself when attempting to negotiate a tight corner or bend in the drain. It is ,of course, not nearly as stiff as one a plumber might have.
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Oklahoma City, OK, USA
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February 4, 2014
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it works for small jobs, but large jobs, sped the money for an electric one.
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Twentynine Palms, CA, USA
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January 14, 2014
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I have use on one project. Extended us,e however. I did not use the turning handle but used it with my hands and worked well. I would not recommend for heavy duty use.
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October 30, 2013
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This tool should last a number of years provided that it is used for the purpose in which it was designed for. The Kwik-spin is intended primarily for residential, non-commercial appliations. This tool should handle a number of drain problems that one would encounter in the home such as bathtub, lavatory and kitchen sink back-ups.
Thank you RIDGID
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Can this be used on a bathroom sink? Is the head small enough to go thru the sink opening?If not,please recommend one that will.

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January 13, 2013
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Dallas Texas
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September 29, 2015
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As a retired master plumber from Texas, I can tell you that I wished I had one of these on my service truck, instead of the junk I had. A plumbers trick with any cable, is to place a small bend in the head end of the cable. This helps make the turns easier and causes a whipping action at the head instead of just a straight bore, so the cable scrapes the pipe better, for better cleaning.
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Spring Branch, TX 78070, USA
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March 31, 2014
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This cable would not fit the sink trap for me so I removed the P-Trap under the sink and entered the cable where the drain exits the wall.
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Saco, ME
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August 3, 2013
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without the sink stopper removed, the head will not fit through
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Ohio, USA
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May 2, 2013
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It probably won't fit through the drain, the only thing that will would be a plastic Zip-It. If you remove the P-trap it will do great and you'll get the bulk of the clog in one shot rather than working it over and over.
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Honolulu, HI, USA
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April 15, 2013
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I would think that this tool would have trouble passing through the trap (180 degree turn). You could try it, but if it doesn't work, then try removing the trap. When dealing with a bathroom sink you should first try and remove the U-shaped trap (pipe) as most often the clog is in the trap.
If the clog is further down the drain line, snake the short, horizontal drainpipe until it meets the vertical vent Read More
I would think that this tool would have trouble passing through the trap (180 degree turn). You could try it, but if it doesn't work, then try removing the trap. When dealing with a bathroom sink you should first try and remove the U-shaped trap (pipe) as most often the clog is in the trap.
If the clog is further down the drain line, snake the short, horizontal drainpipe until it meets the vertical vent pipe. If you still can't reach the clog, go onto your roof, locate the proper vent pipe and use this tool from that location. The snake will have no resistance until it either hits the clog or encounters the 90-degree elbow of the drainpipe. Once you feel resistance just squeeze the trigger while rotating the handle. You'll feel the snake advancing when the tip travels through the clog or elbow. GOOD LUCK! Read Less
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March 18, 2013
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Yes, the head is small enough to fit into a bathroom sink drain. I used mine very successfully on the shower drain which is much bigger. I think the head is about 1/2 inch in diameter. You should go to your local Home Depot and take a look at the size of the snake in person.
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St. Louis, MO, USA
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January 24, 2013
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This would work for bathroom & kitchen sinks, as well as the shower drain.
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Schenectady, NY, USA
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January 20, 2013
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If your sink has an integrated plug, probably not. You need a minimum 1/2" opening for the cable ball (end) to fit. If your sink has something at the (sink/drain) connection to keep big items from falling into the drain, you may be able to wind the ball through and use this item as the cable is only 1/4".
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January 14, 2013
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It depends on the size of the sink and in most cases the trap will need to be removed.
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How long is the cable?

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It's 25 feet.
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The ones I have seen have 25 ft.
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Baltimore, MD
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35' is claimed, but i've never measured it
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25ft
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San Jose, CA
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January 10, 2015
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It is not full 25feet. There is a stopper towards the end and the usable cable length is probably a feet or two less than 25feet
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25 foot
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October 9, 2014
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!
The cable is 25 ft. long.
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RIDGID
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The clog is blackish and brownish and it clogging my drain toward the bottom of the pipe in the basement and I need something to unclog it the chemicals didn't work .
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It will depend on what the stoppage is, and how far away you are trying to reach it from. Also, unstopping from downstream in a basement......get ready to be wet.
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It may. If there are angles in the pipes, this may not negotiate the turns (as I discovered). If you have many turns, buy one that is powered by a drill.
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No, your basement drain is most likely 4" or larger, this is beeter suited for sink or shower/tube drains. Call a Professional.
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April 15, 2014
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I would think so,but sounds like it could be messy doing this way.
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I don't think this opener can work for tough clog.
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Yes, this device will work in any direction just keep forward pressure on the cable/spring coil as you feed it into the pipe.
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Let me say it this way, Nothing beats a FAILER but a try!!! I had no problem with it but I guess all work with this is a very slow process. Good luck with it...
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Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 230 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Waste of money It doesn't work it's a waste of money Buy the real deal spend more money buying a good tool not this toy. June 7, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Love the autofeed Worked the first time on my bath sink. Pulled the trap, and found the clog must be way down at the end of the horizontal pipe. First i tried a bladder / hose to force it out, but it must've found a way to go around the clog via a vent pipe or something.. This is all plastic as opposed to my old one which is all metal. But that one had no autofeed mechanism. This is a great feature, though it does feed slowly. But it spins pretty easily - good thing cause you'll have to spin it a couple of hundred times. not a bad trade off if your jammed under the sink. When the job was done it was much easier to just pull the cable out of the pipe, rinse the gunk, let it dry and then manually push it back into the drum ( like my old one). I'm hoping the plastic "trigger" and locking mechanism hold up. It works but seems a little clunky, so minus 1 star for that . I could see that failing someday, but I'm not a pro, so I hopefully don't need to do this again for another year or 2 June 22, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dont plan on getting the cable back in. It is easier just to pull the cable out and use it alone. The cable will not go back into the device unless its still in the pipe. It will take too much time and your shoulder will be shot before it gets back in. The action going forward or reverse is extremely slow in proportion to the turning of the handle. Your better off just buying a cable that you can coil up then this junk. June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works very well . Cleared the clog This kwik spin really does work. The other snakes I have tried do not work like this one. In fact the others did not work for me. This kwik spin patent really does work. The snake is held by three knobs that keep the snake in place to clear the clog. The spin movement is different as well, it seems to grab and guide it self better in the pipe. It cleared the clog for me. It costs a little bit more than other snakes but it was much cheaper than a plumber by a long way !!!! May 17, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by It worked ok I didn't find it too hard to use this product and it did work as far as when turning the handle, it twisted and turned down into the toilet. The only bad part is that it does not wind back up for me. I have tried to turn it backwards so that it retracts but I think once you have it almost all the way out, it won't go back in as you turn the handle. I hope this makes some kind of sense but basically I could not get the coil to go back into the device. I now see why people recommend electric ones. May 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It Does The Job The snake coil stayed untangled during the operation, which is critical. The self-feeding feature is helpful but felt flimsy. Overall good value that gets the job done. I would recommend this tool to light-duty blockages. May 21, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Worth the money It's worth the money. You'll have to work at the block in the drain. I had to dig at the blockage 3 times before I was able to break through it. Just keep removing the end and cleaning it out. May 10, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Waste of money. Did not work and difficult to operate. Had to call a specialist to snake slow-moving basement. drain. May 24, 2016
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