"what a great tool! this was used to unblock a sink waste that runs under my floor saving hours of messing about lifitng floor boards to find the blockage. It takes a bit of time but with some careful use i have pulled all sorts of rubbish from the pipe and the waste now flows freely. well recommended!"
"Had a blocked outside kitchen drain for ages, tried many things both manual and chemical to unblock with no success. Watched a youtube video to see how to use this and it worked like a dream. All unblocked and running clear. Very easy to use. Job complete in under 10 minutes."
"I do not normally write reviews on products but this has to be a must on thisone!!. I read the reviews first on this product and having failed 10 times to unblock an outdoor main drain(Pressure method/Caustic soda & drain cleaner) and seeing how much a drain company would charge me, I decided to purchase this product. On opening it and playing around(thinking I had got a broken one) decided to see youtube for a demo. After watching 2 demos , it seemed easy to use(and yes mine was not broken) It took my Fiancee and I just 30 minutes with little effort to unblock the drain. The drain was from the kitchen so we had the hot tap running too to flush the blockage out at the same time. This really did work . The offending object was a small plastic plant pot and fat build up, pot must have been there for years. We finished off with hot soapy water until it ran clear.Today everbody needs to look after their pennies so I would say defo defo defo buy this. It is an amazing product 5**************"
"After looking through whats on offer to unblock the waste pipe somewhere under the bathroom floor, I plumped for this little baby. Did what it said on the can and I by-passed my u-bend which is actually a straight bend, so I could get it straight down the waste pipe. Went so far, kept prodding and turning until disappointed that it would go no further, so pulled it out, and hey presto, what looks like the remains of Shergar hanging off the end. Sink fine now and still time to ponder what nut-case sat and designed this genius bit of kit. Hats off to you sir....or Madam. (cant see it though)."
"Ignore the negative reviews. All you need is mechanical sympathy.
Don't try to navigate a p-trap, just remove that and (sensitively) wiggle-push-pull-twist through obstructions and around bends in pipes. Use handle to maintain twisting force on spring. Hold spring directly (not housing) to feed through and retrieve.use locking screw if more force needed. When offending blockage is found, lock screw and keep up clockwise twist whilst withdrawing. Unlock screw when spring is free then push spring back into housing.
Using this method I cleared a 2-year-old obstruction that had got worse overnight. 15 feet from sink and around 4 right-angle bends. 10 minutes work. Brilliant tool.
"Bought this to clear blockage in guttering hopper with VERY limited access (scaffold tower needed) downpipe had three bends in it and this went round then with little problem. Good feedback and I knew when I had hit the blockage. Some thrusting and turning and blockage cleared enough to allow water to flow out. Can see how easy it would be to use on a sink drain etc.
Well built and heavy and with no moving part should last a long time if you look after it. Instructions say to air dry and oil after use. I uncoiled it in garage and let it dry and coiled it all back up and sprayed with WD40.
One thing to note when you pull it out there is no 'stop' on the end so it's easy to pull it out the holder"
"I bought this to clear a washing machine waste pipe in my kitchen. The pipe runs under the floor and has at least 2 90 degree angles. At first I found this a bit fiddly to use, but after a few minutes I figured out the best way to use it and it did it's job perfectly. Just remember to tighten the screw on to the rod when you hit a sharp turn in the pipe. Then apply a little pressure and rotate until it finds it's way around. I also like the way the coil is stored neatly in the case. Well worth the money."
"Unblocked long 32mm pipe run, which included several 90 deg bends, in a few minutes. At first the tool may not seem to want to go round a bend, but rotating the handle at the same time as applying a little pressure works after a few turns. When doing this avoid having more than a couple of inches of the springy rod between the waste pipe opening and the the tools clamp. This allows a bit of pressure to be applied without the rod flexing all over the place. Great tool."
"Had a blocked kitchen sink waste in a long pipe running under the floor - tried chemicals but they didn't work and then found this little gadget. Once you get used to locking off the wire and then gently turning the handle the cable does feed easily down the pipe - we had to run close on 5 metres before we found the blockage so the extra length on this tool proved perfect for the job breaking through quickly and easily. We found running some water down the pipe at the same time helped to remove the waste material more easily - drain now seems clear and no more smell - lovely!"
"There's not a lot to say about this item other than it appears to be well made and does the job. It looks like something that will last . The business end may be too wide for some plug holes but in that case access could be had through the trap. Recommended."