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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

Support Documents

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 1007.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good I've only had the vac a few days but I've used it to clean the garage and my basement floors and it's performed flawlessly. I like the variety of attachments that make it easy to get to hard to reach places. I purchased this unit based on the Consumer Reports review and a friend's recommendation; I'm very satisfied.
Date published: 2018-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job So glad I went with the larger horsepower motor for this purchase
Date published: 2018-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and options for an excellent price Great price and excellent product. Also gives you the blower option as a bonus. Researched many products out there and this seems to be best in quality and options. Offers 2.5 port and if required a reduction port adaptor is available. It's a BUY.
Date published: 2018-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful wet & dry vacuum for home use 6 HP is really powerful. I bought this product primarily for cleaning gutters with suction. Even with a 22 ft tube attached, the suction force is still very strong. There are a few smaller parts that need to be assembled and secured with pen head screws. But the box doesn't provide these screws. This is so far the only thing I felt disappointed about.
Date published: 2018-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great suction Purchased this high suction vacuum for cleaning my gutters. I purchased the gutter cleaning accessory kit as well. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The product exceeded my expectations This is very lightweight and is powerful. With that said, the suction power is second to none. I mainly use it to clean the flower petals and debris off the patio area around my pool and if I am not careful it will suck up the stones in the flower beds. The cord and hose length make it possible to get the job done without having to continually stop and plug it in to different outlets. Overall the product is very easy to use and works like it is supposed to. I would recommend it to anyone.
Date published: 2018-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome, so far! Only used this vac once, a replacement/upgrade for an old, small shop vac brand. This 14 gallon vac is a beast!! A little hard to lug around. Once there though, it delivers. Excellent suction. And very quiet. I ended up with the new HD1400 NXT model. The old WD model was gone. Glad I grabbed this one!
Date published: 2018-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Vac This vac has a tremendous amount of suction power. I was able to drain and suck out the residual water in my hot tub and fill the 14 gal tank in just a few minutes. Very pleased with the ease of use as well. The accessories are way over priced (its just plastic). Great overall vac tho.
Date published: 2018-10-30
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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: 2018-11-09

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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