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5/16 in. x 75 ft. Inner Core Drop Head Cable with Rustguard

  • RUST GUARD™ Plating Provides 20X More Rust Resistance
  • Up to 3X Longer Life*: Maintains Shape, Limits Kinks
  • Flexibility to Maneuver, Strength to Clear
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Product Overview

Drain cable with a flexible design that doesn't kink

Flexible, Kink-Resistant Design

This long hose offers a flexible design that navigates pipes without twisting or kinking.

Drain cable designed to clear clogs effectively

Designed to Effectively Clear Clogs

This cable is crafted of durable steel that makes it easy to break up clogs and get your pipes running smoothly again.

Drain cable featuring RUST GUARD technology

Outfitted with RUST GUARD Technology

RUST GUARD technology makes this drain cable up to 20 times more resistant to corrosion and rust.

The MILWAUKEE 5/16" x 75' Inner Core Drop Head Cables w/ RUST GUARD set a new standard in the market for rust protection, maneuverability, and durability, delivering up to 3X longer life than other drain cleaning cables. Traditional drain cables will oxidize, causing fragments of steel to erode off the cable, damaging the structural integrity and can lead to rust stains on floors and carpets surrounding the jobsite. Through a proprietary plating process, our RUST GUARD plating delivers 20X more rust resistance, protecting against metal fatigue. The unique cable wind geometry provides a stronger pull force and sustains shape. The smallest diameter connecting point and a solid polymer core provide the best maneuverability through the entire drain snake cable. All Milwaukee drain cables are compatible with Milwaukee drain cleaning machines and other professional drain machines and backed by a 2-year warranty from defect or breakage.
  • Proprietary RUST GUARD Plating Process Delivers Best Protection Against Corrosion
  • Minimizes opportunities for rust stains on floors and carpets
  • Unique Heat Treating Delivers Higher Strength Steel
  • Controlled Torque Limits Breaking and Kinks
  • End of Cable Indicator: Approximately 3' from back end of cable
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Cable length (ft.) 900
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Assembled Depth (in.)
900 in
Assembled Height (in.)
.31 in
Assembled Width (in.)
.31 in
Cable diameter (in.)
Cable length (ft.)
Maximum pipe size cleared (in.)
Minimum pipe size cleared (in.)


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Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
2-year warranty

Questions & Answers


How to connect 5/16 cable more than 75 ft? In addition to the 75 feet 5/16 cable, I also have the...

Asked by passion0217 October 17, 2020

The Milwaukee representative has no idea what is the problem I was talking about. I have the pin key, the flex end of the 75 feet 5/16 cable is fixed, then how can you use the key to detach the head of the 5/16 cable. My question is how to connect a 2nd 5/16 cable when my 75 feet 5/16 cable is not long enough but 3/8 cable is too stiff to go through like 1 1/2 pipes.

Does this cable have attachment end fir different heads?

Asked by Mike March 10, 2020

The picture is not right. One of the pictures below is right. The end is a fixed flexible head, which is good enough for any pipes 2 inches and below.

Does this have to be used with the Milwaukie brand or can it be used with anything that fits that...

Asked by Lisa October 22, 2018

It is recommended for Milwaukee Tools.

Customer Reviews

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I ordered this cable for use with the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Drain Cleaning 3/8 in. Switch Pack Sectional Drum System Kit. This "Rustguard" protected cable is best suited for use in 1-1/4 in. to 2-1/2 in. pipes. Changing cables in the kit's drum is time consuming and I wanted to purchase a dedicated drum for it but it seems Milwaukee's optional drum is not sold in the Home Depot stores and is Out of Stock online. The image below details the installation procedure to replace the original cable with this 5/16 in. cable. I just received the kit and this cable so I haven't had the opportunity to use it on a job yet but I did test it and the cable advances and retracts smoothly. Milwaukee's Limited Warranty covers the cable for 2 years.
by Steve
1 person found this helpful
I got this for use in my Milwaukee M18 Fuel Switch Pack drum drain power auger, but it should be ...
I got this for use in my Milwaukee M18 Fuel Switch Pack drum drain power auger, but it should be a universal fit for other Milwaukee drain cleaners, as well as most other brands. This is a pro-grade piece of kit, designed to provide many years of service. Milwaukee's trademarked Rust Guard plating provides up to 20 times more rust resistance, which should only add to ease of both use and cleaning, as well as it's longevity. The quality of this item is evident. Milwaukee warranties this cable from defect or breakage for 2 years.
by Grogan14
This Milwaukee 75-foot inner core cable is the perfect smaller diameter cable for my newly acquir...
This Milwaukee 75-foot inner core cable is the perfect smaller diameter cable for my newly acquired Milwaukee 2775-C222 "Switch Pack" drain snaking machine. In preparation for the arrival of this cable I purchased the extra Switch Pack Drum/Canister from Home Depot. Quality of this Milwaukee cable with Rustguard is top notch as it is fairly visually obvious this coating is non-existent on any of the other competitive cables currently sold. This 5/16-inch inner core cable is sufficiently stiff enough to spiral thru blockages but not extremely stiff that it will have difficulty negotiating turns during a drain cleaning session. I've been using the longer runs of both 1/4-inch and 5/16-inch diameter cables for way more years than I can count and the reason is frugality.... if and when when I finally kink a cable I cut the cable exactly at the kink and then use the larger segment on my old Milwaukee 0566-1 electric hand held drain snake. I doubt I will ever ruin this Milwaukee 75-footer however I have this option to do so should I incur a kink. Milwaukee makes tools to last such as my 0566-1 snake which is over 20+ years old....a testament to Milwaukee reliability and longevity
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This Snake does what its expected to do. I unclogged my bathroom shower drain in under 5 minutes. Pays for itself in 1 use!!!!!
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