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14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD1450

14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD1450

This RIDGID® 14 gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed to deliver the powerful suction, large capacity, and rugged construction in a more compact design than is offered in our largest cart type vacs. The vacuum’s 14 gallon drum size helps us achieve a more compact overall design but it still provides a big capacity capable of handling large job-site chores. The 6.0 peak HP motor delivers the high performance necessary to handle these chores. Other key features include; a 3-layer fine dust filter captures dry wall dust, accessories are stored on-board, casters provide 360° mobility. Add a top handle with a cord wrap, heavy duty 2-piece drum construction, a large drain and you’ve got a wet/dry vac that achieves the demands of Pro’s on the job site or in the shop.

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Features

  • 6.0 Peak HP Motor provides powerful suction to handle tough jobsite clean-up
  • Scroll Noise Reduction® is a patented feature that provides quiet operation by precisely controlling the flow of air through the vac
  • 4 Swivel Casters provide easy 360° mobility
  • Quick Release on-board accessory holder offers storage space for 5 accessories plus the hose
  • 2-Piece Drum provides improved, more rugged construction to meet the higher demands found on the job site
  • 3-layer Fine Dust Filter captures fine dust particles such as dry wall dust
  • 7' Dual-Flex® Locking Hose resists collapsing and adds 180˚ flexibility at both hose ends. Hose locks onto vac for uninterrupted cleaning
  • Large Carry Handle allows easy lifting of vac into service vehicle
  • Long 20’ Cord wraps neatly around carry handle
  • Powerful exhaust airstream can be directed through the vac hose to blow debris from garages, decks, and sidewalks

Specifications

Drum Size 14 Gallons (US)
MOTOR
Peak HP 6.0
Air Watts 256
Voltage 120
CFM 179
Amps 11.0
Cord Length 20’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF3502, VF5000, VF6000, VF7000
Accessory Size 2-1/2"
Shipping Weight 26 lbs.
Net Weight 22 lbs.
14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 702.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Top performer for the price This brand of vacuum is much better than Shop Vac. The 2.5" hose is too stiff. Always purchase the 1-7/8 hose kit to use. Have had some issues with the High Efficiency Dust Bags tearing.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heads above ShopVac Started with a ShopVac but quickly found out it didn't have the power, quality, or warranty as the Ridgid. Great vac :)
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well Made Just purchased this 14 gallon vacuum, replacing a 16 gallon Craftsman that I've had for over 20 years. The Ridgid is well made and has very good suction. The casters allow it to roll around easily and the long cord gives the freedom to move it around a large area without having to unplug. It also has a low center of gravity keeping it from turning over when pulling it. Good set of attachments, however it does not have a brush attachment which I use often. You can buy one at Home Depot.
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shop Vac! We get a ton of use out of this shop vac. The suction is so powerful! It's very easy to clean out when using it for wet purposes. It's a little more difficult to completely empty out when you have dry/fine particles because of the ridge for the top part. Overall, it's an amazing product.
Date published: 2017-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from light attachment on top of car vac is great a quick point I wish to bring up is for keeping the Blue filter clean and longer lasting along with high and continues vacuum, use the internal bag. It is 1/3 the cost of the filter and great when your vac is ready to empty.
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This vacuum really sucks ! This vacuum really sucks ! & I mean that in the best possible way . I've had multiple shop vacs & wet / dry vacs over the years , this vac is outstanding. I highly recommend it . Job well done . Thanks RIDGID !!
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It sucks ... literally! We had flooding in our basement. I bought this wet dry vac to help clean up. It saved us hours of cleanup. Great vac!
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great performance Bought this shop vac to pick up water in the basement (flooding). This machine has tremendous succion power and works like a charm. Make sure you buy the wet filter when doing this type of work. Great vac for big job.
Date published: 2017-08-02
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What is the package model number for this vac?

Non of the numbers on the "outer box" are valid when input.
Asked by: Peter
WD14500
Answered by: jackoftrade
Date published: 2016-08-04

What are the decibel levels for the WD1450 and the WD1851

Asked by: mkaibel
uhhh...call me lame, but a "decible meter" is NOT a piece of equip. that anyone I know (including myself) would tend to purchase...so I can't answer this question. IF the owners manuel lists the decible level, I'm not about to go fish for that info. Sorry. That's an unusual question to ask a custormer. Decible level? Really?
Answered by: jmassage58
Date published: 2016-07-13

can i wet vac with paper filter

Asked by: jerryrusty
It is not recommended. Depending on your use you can remove the pleated paper filter or purchase a sponge type filter that will replace the pleated paper filter.
Answered by: ccll
Date published: 2016-01-29

hoses

Will the WD1450 accept standard non locking hoses as well?
Asked by: dresnik
I had an extra hose from my last vac and it fit, but I believe I had to use the 3 piece adapter kit.
Answered by: 3alarm
Date published: 2016-05-29

Is the airflow (CFM) of the vacuums measured at the end of the hose or at the opening on the canister?

Asked by: ShopDoc
The CFM (air flow) is measured by how much air is taken in through a round opening ranging from two inches to completely closed. Of course, there is zero CFM at no opening and maximum CFM at a two-inch opening.
Answered by: Mitch545
Date published: 2017-06-27
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