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.

  • 3/8″ (5/16″) leader available with threaded or General ends only
  • 1/4″ leader available with threaded end only

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 leader cable for smaller cable (5/16″ or 3/8″) is available with threaded or General style ends only, and 1/4″ is available with threaded end 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  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.