The Model R Drain Cleaning Machine from Electric Eel features the company's Flex Leader technology and an extra heavy-duty frame constructed of 1 and 1/4-inch steel tubing. The 12-inch Flex Leader is designed to negotiate bends and traps, and is now standard with Electric Eel's Model R Tool Set.

The unit is designed to clean 3-inch to 6-inch diameter lines up to 100 feet. The TRI-MAX inner core cable available in 5/8-inch and 3/4-inch diameters. The Model R is powered by a heavy-duty 1/3 horsepower capacitor Baldor motor and utilizes “snap-lock” tool connectors. Electric Eel's Belt Guard feature is designed to facilitate maintenance and repairs.