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Mini-Rooter XP

The Mini-Rooter XP gives you extra portability because 8" semi- pneumatic wheels let you keep the weight on the ground. The handle folds down to save space and locks to use as an additional lifting handle. A roll bar protects the 1/3 hp motor when going up or down stairs. And the power cord and foot pedal can be stowed away on convenient cord wraps.

The Mini-Rooter XP gives you extra performance and value, enabling you to clear clogged drain lines from 1-1/4" to 4" in diameter with just one machine. The variable speed Power Cable Feed makes a lot of tough jobs go much easier. It feeds or retrieves the cable at up to 16 feet per minute.

The cage easily holds 75 ft of 3/8" cable and 50 ft. of 1/2" cable and features a free floating inner drum with an integral distributor tube to help prevent cable tangling. By switching to the optional J-Drum you can handle smaller drain lines. The drum is a snap to remove, taking less than a minute.

Mini-Rooter XP
Power Cable Feed  
A variable speed power cable feed attachment makes feeding and retrieving the cable much easier. It quickly adjusts between 3/8" and 1/2" cables without the need for tools or additonal parts. You’ll want to equip your XP with a power cable feed too. It makes a lot of tough jobs go much easier.
Even with the power cable feed, the drum is a snap to remove, taking less than a minute. Of course the XP comes with an air foot pedal and ground fault circuit interrupter for safety, and General’s patented Flexicore wire rope center cable for durability.

  Folding Handle
The handle is tall enough to make it easy to move the machine to the job, yet it can be quickly folded to take up less room in the vehicle.
With a J-Drum, you’re ready for small drain work in seconds. Equipped with a collet chuck with tightening handle. Will hold any Super-Vee cable.
Catalog Number MR-250
  Reverse Switch
A momentary contact reverse switch protects the cable by preventing the operator from running the machine in reverse for more than a few seconds at a time.
Heavy gauge wire is coiled around 49 strand wire rope and then heat treated. This cable has unequalled strength and the right amount of flexibility. It’s so tough, it has a one year warranty against defect or breakage.
  Flexicore Patent Nos.
2,244,735 and 2,849,870
Mini-Rooter Pro Cutter Set – Catalog #MRCS
Part Number
Arrow Head
Starting Drill (Gets water flowing)
1-1/2" U-Cutter
1-1/2 UC
For cutting and scraping
2" Side Cutter Blades
For cutting and scraping
Boring Gimlet
For removing loose objects

Mini-Rooter XP (Open Drum) Units – Complete and Ready to Operate
The following units, which are COMPLETE AND READY TO OPERATE, consist of Mini-Rooter XP (basic unit), 1/3 hp Motor with Forward-Off-Reverse Switch, 8” Wheels and Folding Handle, Air Foot Switch, Safety Slip Clutch.
Catalog Number Description
P-XP-A-O Basic unit plus 50’ x 3/8” (50EM2) Cable, MRCS Cutter Set, Power Cable Feed and Guide Tube
P-XP-B-O Basic unit plus 75’ x 3/8” (75EM2) Cable, MRCS Cutter Set, Power Cable Feed and Guide Tube
P-XP-C-O Basic unit plus 50’ x 1/2” (50EM3) Cable, MRCS Cutter Set, Power Cable Feed and Guide Tube
P-XP-D-O Basic unit plus 75’ x 1/2” (75EM3) Cable, MRCS Cutter Set, Power Cable Feed and Guide Tube

BOLD listing denotes the best-selling model.

Mini-Rooter XP (Open Drum) Specifications
67 lbs. (30 kg) with power feed and without cable.
75 ft. of 3/8" or 1/2" Flexicore Cable.
24" deep x 18" wide x 38" high with handle folded down (61 cm x 46 cm x 96 cm).

Equipped with inner drum cage and distributor tube to prevent cable tangling under load.
Quickly removable from frame. Available in open or closed design.

8" semi-pneumatic tires with oilite bronze bushings.
Folding Handle:
Reduces storage space.
1/3 hp heavy duty, capacitor start, thermal overload protection, Forward/Off/Momentary Contact Reverse Switch.
Belt Guard:
High impact plastic, secured with knob.
Power Cable Feed:
Drives 1/2" and 3/8" cables.
Cable Guide Tube:
Keeps operators hands clean and off spinning cable. 5 ft. extensions available.
Foot Pedal:
Leaves operator's hands free to control cable. Uses air pressure, so there's no electrical contact between pedal and motor.
Power Cord:
10 ft. 3 wire. in-line ground fault circuit interrupter.
Leather Gloves:
With double-reinforced palm for hand protection when guiding cable.
Capacity of 50 ft. of 1/4" or 5/16" Flexicore cable.
Cutter Set:
Arrow Head, Boring Gimlet, 2" Side Cutter Blade, 1-1/2" U-Cutter
Instructional Video included.


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