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    From what I've found out the Micro Reel is 100 feet long and comes standard with the 512hz. sonde. The longest Micro Drain is 65 feet, correct? Does the MD come with an available sonde?

    To those who have handled both, how different is the pushrod? I know the MD will navigate toilet traps, will the MR also? The light issue isn't a huge one as I have a regular sized Seesnake if I need to inspect a 3" or 4" line.





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    I have a micro drain and really like it mine is 2 years old and does have a sonde built in, my friend has a micro reel 100' and is pretty happy with it and says unless your doing camera work on a 4" sewer that in NEW pvc its hard to push past 70'

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    I don't have the Micro Reel but have read a lot about it, the push rod is nothing like the Micro Drain (stiffer) will not go through a toilet. I can get my Micro drain the whole 30 feet easy and sometimes it will even get past root balls and old santi's on there back when my larger cameras will not. I am going to buy the 65' next time I see a sale.
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    Any difference in the micro reel and the ridgid compact push rod? The compact does push all 105 feet
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