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12 Gallon Motor-On-Bottom Wet/Dry Vac

1250RV

12 Gallon Motor-On-Bottom Wet/Dry Vac

1250RV

The RIDGID® Model 1250RV professional wet dry vac has a unique motor-on-bottom, design delivering 6.5 peak HP. This new design improves stability and makes accessing the filter and emptying the drum easier. With an 8' premium locking pro hose, this unit is perfect for pro, contractor, and industrial use.

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Features

  • Powerful 6.5 Peak Horsepower - High performance wet dry vacuum.
  • Longer Motor Life - Durable, long-lasting motor backed by industry's best warranty.
  • 2-Piece Polypropylene Drum Construction  - Rugged construction to meet the higher demands found at worksites
  • Oversized Drain - Large drain located at the lowest point of the drum for emptying of water.
  • 360º Caster Wheels - Provides increased maneuverability.
  • Foot activated power switch - Makes turning on the vac easy when your hands are full.
  • Accessory Storage - Keeps accessories organized and close by for easy access.
  • Cord Storage - Cord hook on back provides for storage of 20’ power cord.
  • Blowing Capacity - Blow leaves from walkways or decks and debris from job sites, tools, etc.
  • Professional Locking Hose - The ultra-flexible hose won’t pull loose during use, and is four times more durable than our standard hose. This 2-1/2"x 8' hose has a smooth interior surface to reduce clogging.
  • Qwik Lock® Filter Fastening System - Install or remove your filter quickly, easily and secure without tools or fasteners.
  • Includes - Vacuum, owner's manual, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, car nozzle, 2 wands, crevice tool, diffuser, and fine dust filter.

Specifications

Drum Size (Gallons) 12
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 2 1/2 in
Shipping Weight 30lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain Yes
Casters Yes
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 6.5
Air Volume (CFM)  190.7
Amperage (amps)  12
Voltage 120

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Cord Length (ft.) Air Volume (CFM) Weight (lb.)
50333 1250RV  12 Gallon Motor-On-Bottom Wet/Dry Vac (1250RV)  20  190.7  30  Buy Now
2 1/2" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
72887 VT 2501  2 1/2" Dusting Brush (VT2501)  Buy Now
72902 VT 2508  2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508  Buy Now
72907 VT 2509  2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509  Buy Now
72912 VT 2510  2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510  Buy Now
72922 VT 2514  2 1/2" Floor Brush - VT2514  Buy Now
72932 VT 2502  2 1/2" Crevice Tool - VT2502  Buy Now
72937 VT 2503  2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503)  Buy Now
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570)  Buy Now
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755)  Buy Now
32703 VT 2575  Heavy Duty Cleaning Kit: 12 Piece Kit w/Stainless Steel Extension Wands (VT2575)  9 4/5  4.40  Buy Now
41598 VT 2561  Filter Nut/Drain Cap Combo (VT2561)  Buy Now
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571)  Buy Now
72897 VT 2520  2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520)  Buy Now
Filters and Dustbags
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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
VF3502 Replacement Filter Bag (2)  Buy Now
VF4000 1-Layer Everyday Dirt Filter   Buy Now
VF5000 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter  Buy Now
VF6000 5-Layer HEPA Media Filter  Buy Now
VF7000 Wet Application Foam Filter  Buy Now
12 Gallon Motor-On-Bottom Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exciting new Motor-On-Bottom vacuum! I love my new 1250RV! Ease of use with motor mounted on bottom of the vacuum is a game changer. I do not see myself going back to a top mounted unit. Suction power is nothing short of amazing! Apparent the durability of this particular model is constructed for the long haul. A nice range of accessories are available for the vacuum, too.
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only used once I just got it and have only used it once. It was easy to put together, works well as a blower, seems to pick up material easily and is quieter than my last Ridgid shop vac. Too soon to tell on durability or even performance but first impressions are good.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Warranty and power I like the power of this shop vac, along with warranty. I have another tool (drill) that I like as well. I had three Shop vacs that did not last and their three year warranty was not acceptable.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Durable yet easy to handle Purchased for the size and capability. Have only used it a few times, but am very pleased with it.
Date published: 2016-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice powerful vac A lot of power in the 6.5 hp bottom motor is a big plus easy to clean and good maneuverability. Only minor downsides are the hose doesn't really have place to go and plug is kinda awkward. Price is higher than the regular (motor on top vac) but very happy with the purchase nonetheless.
Date published: 2016-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good product this is my second one the first one lasted 15 years iam sure it would still be working if the kids did not leave it out in e rain multiple times
Date published: 2016-03-24
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Can't find the 1250RV anywhere for purchase

I read the details on this 12 gallon shop-vac and want to purchase it for my daughter and son in law in Bainbridge WA. I tried all of the sites on the list of distributors on your site. No one has it in their catalog. What do you suggest. Thanks, John
Asked by: jsowens
try Amazon thats where i got mine.
Answered by: rbdjr
Date published: 2018-07-08

Filter clogged?

used it for a small kitchen remodel job, filter clogged, washed it let it dry and it now clogs after 2 mins of use? I ask ridgid 2 times with no response? is this normal? its a blue filter? Had a 20 year old craftsman 16 gal vacuum and changed the filter 2 times! and washed it many. never buy this brand again
Asked by: rbdjr
Hello rbdjr, We sincerely apologize if you did not receive any response. The time when the filter would get clogged depends on the amount of debris you are picking up. We suggest that you use a filter bag VF3502 along with the blue filter supplied with the vac. Everything you are picking up will go directly into the filter bag. You can order the filter bag online at store.ridgid.com or at your local Home Depot store. Hope this helps. Thanks, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2018-07-09
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