Leader cable for sewer snakes guides the main cable through the pipe opening

Leader Cable


Our flexible leader cables attach to the front of the main cable to help guide it through pipe openings and bends. 3 ft length standard, call us if you need a custom length.

Choose size to fit your cable, and installed end: threaded, Slip-joint, interlocking, General or Ridgid style. Smaller leaders available with threaded or General ends only.

NOTE: 2/9/23 – Cable orders may require an additional 3-4 business days to be shipped.


Our flexible Leader Cable for sewer snakes guide the main cable through the pipe opening and around bends. 3 ft length standard, custom sizes available upon request.

With size options for 5/16″ through 3/4″ cable, larger leaders are available with threaded, slip-joint, interlocking or General (slot lock) or Ridgid style ends.

The flexible cable leaders for smaller cable (5/16″ or 3/8″) are available with threaded or General style ends only.

Six sizes of leader cable for sewer snakes are available:

  • LE151 SUPER-FLEX –  for 11/16″ or 3/4″ cable
  • LE149 5/8″ SUPER-FLEX –  for 5/8″ or 11/16″ cable   
  • LE147 –  9/16″ leader  for 9/16″ or 5/8″ cable
  • LE146 –  1/2″ leader  for 1/2″ or 9/16″ cable
  • LE145 –  5/16″ leader for 5/16″ or 3/8″ cable
  • LE144 –  1/4″ leader for 5/16″ cable available  with threaded end only

We also carry a 3/8″ Bulbhead Leader Cable.

If you are looking for a cable that connects to the reel, see our  Back End cables.