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9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

The RIDGID® 9 Gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed for those who want a traditionally styled, compact vac that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability required for job site clean-up. This vacuum’s 9 gallon drum size results in a more compact design that requires less storage space on a service truck or in a work shop or garage. And its top carry handle makes transporting easier than ever. It features the Patented Qwik Lock™ Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy & secure.

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Features

  • 4.25 Peak HP Motor delivers the required power for efficient clean-up of medium sized messes
  • 9 Gallon Drum provides the capacity to clean-up spills and messes at the job-site or in the work shop
  • Accepts Dust Bags to further reduce mess and cleanup time. Dust Bag Model number VF3503
  • 4 Swivel Casters provide easy 360 degree mobility
  • On-Board Accessory Storage for up to 4 items. No more searching and fumbling to find accessories
  • Lower Center of Gravity helps prevent tipping. Compact Design stores more easily
  • 1-Layer Standard pleated paper filter captures common everyday dirt
  • 7’ Tug-A-Long® Locking Hose won‘t pull loose during use
  • Top Carry Handle makes transporting the vac to and from jobs easy

Specifications

Drum Size 9 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 4.25
Air Watts 175
Voltage 120
CFM 70
Amps 8.2
Cord Length 10’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, VF 3503, VF7000
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 14.1 lbs.

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
31773 WD0970M  9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  175  16.70  7.60  Buy Now
  • 72947 - Everyday Dirt 1-Layer Pleated Paper Filter (VF4000)
  • 31728 - 1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708)
  • 31733 - 1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709)
  • 31738 - 1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710)
  • 31713 - 1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720)
9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 341.
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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Under powered I was hoping to find a lighter weight vacuum that had good suction. This one doesn`t come close. Also the hose is extremely rigid and not easy to move around. I would pay more if i could find a smaller unit with more horsepower.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No suction Purchased for cleaning in shop, wouldn’t vacuum sand from floor without really working at it. Very disappointed in purchase, will de returning it tomorrow, would not recommend for shop floor might work for cleaning car
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Compact, but powerful. This vac is just the right size for general cleaning and the occasional water emergency. So far so good.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ridgid vacs are good for home use The only thing I'd improve upon would be the inlet fitting where the hose attaches: The fitting should be made so it can be adjusted downward when a dust bag is attached. As built, the fitting pushes all the debris to the right side of the vac bag and fills up preventing the left side of the bag from filling.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great attachments Detailed both my wife and I's care after making 5 runs to load wood from a friends house. Really impressed how well it picked up all of the dirt, dust and tree parts. Cars looked awesome. Great attachments with the car kit that made the job easier. Con: Wish the attachments were more secured to the hose. Felt that some of the attachments I kept having to hold while I vacuum. All in all, would recommend.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wet/Day Vac Recently purchased this vac, and so far it's working well. I use it in a wood shop, so saw dust and wood chips are mainly picked up. A nice feature is the size, not huge, so storage is easy. One problem I've had, the noise. The vac is very loud, even with the optional muffler.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This vacuum really Sucks. I must say, this vacuum really Sucks. Would use again.
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #1 on the market A++ Great product love Home Depot , Great warranty. A+++
Date published: 2017-11-12
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how loud is this vacume

Asked by: DeeDee
Moderately loud
Answered by: DrRoger
Date published: 2017-09-06

drianage plug size ?

what is recommended to attach a hose or pipe for drainage with my Rigid 9 gal wet/dry vac ? Or what size adaptor ?
Asked by: Bran
the hose size is 1 7/8" diameter exactly
Answered by: DIYmikey
Date published: 2017-09-06

Where can I get an adapter that fits the 1 7/8" hose? I want to attach the unit to an outlet port from a tool.

Ridgid does not sell an adapter for 1 7/8" hose. Their alternative is to buy another hose that is 2".
Asked by: DismalDave
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