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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 (Gallons) 14
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 2 1/2"
Net Weight 26 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain Yes
Casters Yes
Includes Vac, Wet Nozzle, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, Hose, 2 Extension Wands, Fine Dust Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF5000
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 6
Air Volume (CFM)  179
Amperage (amps)  11
Voltage 120

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Ordering Information

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
42943 14 Gallon  26  11.80 
  • 72952 - VF5000 Fine Dust Filter
  • 72937 - 2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503)
  • 72902 - 2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508
  • 72907 - 2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509
  • 72912 - 2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510
  • 72897 - 2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520)
WD1450EX VAC, 14 GAL WET/DRY 230 VOLT  26  11.80 
WD1450 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac 
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) 
72902 VT 2508  2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508 
72907 VT 2509  2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509 
72912 VT 2510  2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510 
72922 VT 2514  2 1/2" Floor Brush - VT2514 
72932 VT 2502  2 1/2" Crevice Tool - VT2502 
72937 VT 2503  2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503) 
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570) 
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755) 
32703 VT 2575  Heavy Duty Cleaning Kit: 12 Piece Kit w/Stainless Steel Extension Wands (VT2575)  9.80  4.40 
41598 VT 2561  Filter Nut/Drain Cap Combo (VT2561) 
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571) 
72897 VT 2520  2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520) 
14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 998.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vacuum Opened the box, unpacked everything, put it together then immediately starting using it, this thing is strong!! Very quiet operation, rolls easily, I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Awesome :) I love the vacuum, it works great! Satisfied customer
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ridgid 14 Gallon Shop Vac with auto kit Very quiet! Old Shop vac had 6 Foot hose. This Vacuum with car kit extends out from 7 of 2 inch hose to 16 feet, enough to do my entire stairs without having to carry the vacuum the same time I'm using it. Have only had it about a week so I can't discuss durability yet. SO FAR SO GOOD! I Note there are LOTS of add ons for the Ridgid Shop Vacuum which surprised me. From the car Kit to bags, Filters, a pump to assist IF you have to vacuum water (The pump with a hose empties the holding tank as you vacuum the water up), Hepa Filters...ect. Note the car kit hose attaches to the 2 inch main hose via adapter and is an inch and a half the same as a regular vacuum and my regular vacuum attachments also work with this one. Very well though out product.
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Vac! This wet/Dry Vac has great suction, easy to use and clean.
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprisingly easy set-up and use. Long hose makes it ideal for garage maintenance. Should have purchased this model when my renovation project began 2 years ago. Now that I have begun to remove storage items from my 6-car garage, clean-up has been nothing but simple.
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It is the right size for the intended job. It performed very well. I have several Rigid products and I have never been disappointed, I put this product to use right away and it performs very well. It was an easy setup and easy to use. Thanks for a great product I'm sure it won't be the last.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The attachments and the tools that come with it is awesome this is the best wet vac i have ever own. best in warranty
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from RIGID 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is great It made my job much easier. This wet/dry vac is durable and easy to use. I love it. I needed it for a big job that I did.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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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: 2017-09-06

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: 2017-09-06

What are the decibel levels for the WD1450 and the WD1851

Asked by: mkaibel
65
Answered by: Gerob
Date published: 2017-09-06

I just bought one of these and the directions say the casters will 'snap' into place, but they do not. They just fall out. Is this right?

Asked by: bkay
No, the casters should not fall out. You may not be applying enough force to get them to snap into place. I had to press pretty firmly with my hand to get them to lock in but once they did, all is well. I do not recommend using a hammer or other tool. That could damage the casters. Do it by hand only and find a helper if need be.
Answered by: mahku
Date published: 2018-07-23

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: 2017-09-06
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