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Drain blaster
« on: September 25, 2012, 01:58:22 PM »
Here a drain blaster that i found does anyone have one.Thinging about buying one.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012, 08:03:45 PM »
I would be afraid it would separate the plastic drain hoses off the rubber tubes on some refrigerators. mostly SxS have a 2 piece drain.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012, 10:20:20 PM »
I use it , helps on frozen water lines. Really haven't used it as much as I thought I would , now my steamer,different story. I use it every week.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2012, 10:21:34 PM »
I've had one for a couple years. Well worth the money. They work great for dishwasher hoses also. I also have this in my arsenal, wouldn't leave home without it. http://www.aspensafety.com/ASPEN_MANUFACTURIUNG/DRAIN_KITS_files/shapeimage_11.png

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2012, 10:31:30 PM »
What is it ?

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2012, 10:33:23 PM »
Ok understand what it is now .

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2012, 12:24:50 AM »
I coulda used one of these on my house ice box. Dayum drain had a solid chunk of ice in it. had to let it thaw out over night, and this was the 2nd time. Called myself flushing it out last month. The freezer worked fine but no cold air at all in the bottom. Solid slab of ice between compartments. Rodded her out this go around. Hope I have it this time.
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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2012, 08:08:14 AM »
niobrara Can i ask you what kind of steamer do you use.And how many times would you need to fill it up on a frosted over evaporator?

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2012, 09:33:23 PM »
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Drain blaster
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2012, 10:14:08 PM »
Thanks just order one.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2012, 02:28:07 AM »
    I carry a drain blaster,  2 steamers (incase one breaks during a job which happened before to me and had finish job with my backup hairdryer which takes forever),  and several small snakes.    I use Shark steamers with a hold down latch,  makes job easier on you thumb.   For some of the big, old GE evaporators,   I hook up both steamers and use 2 hands to make the job go faster.   I can snake out some dishwasher hoses without removing dishwasher and this is good.   Steamer is best tool to clear a plugged drain tube for my purposes.   I rarely use the CO2 drainblaster,  but I did buy it when it first came out.   Potential for damaging tube is too great in my opinion.   
 
     I also carry a small Air compressor and can use that if I need a shot of compressed air,  or for cleaning coils,  etc.   I have a small needle-nose gun I got from Harbor Freight that works perfect on a lot of jobs,  especially blowing lint out of motors.   
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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2012, 02:31:24 PM »
Niobrara  Just got my steamer MC1235 today from Amazon.Heats up fast steam last a long time many thanks.Propably have to be careful that all the water is out in winter time.You can fill it up when its hot and one fill last at least 13 minutes.I love that dam thing.Wife is eye balling it  too.Told her to buy her own one.If she does then i will have two.I,ll store it in my truck.She will never find it there.Thanks again.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2012, 08:54:44 PM »
I just run mine empty in a sink every time i use , mine is about 2 years old i think . Man has it been good to me. Hope yours works as well as mine has.

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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2012, 02:49:05 AM »
With My steamer I run CLR through it about once a month.   I put a solution of about half CLR/Half water in there and let it clean the calcium and deposits off the heating coils.   Heat it up for a few minutes,  let it sit,   and swish it around.    Then rinse several times,  and coils are clean again.   
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Re: Drain blaster
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2013, 09:16:02 AM »
Here a drain blaster that i found does anyone have one.Thinging about buying one.

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