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6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0670

6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0670

The highly sought after RIDGID® vac is a top performer in its class. Ideal portability, capacity, and power in a traditional, compact wet/dry vac design. Add RIDGID®'s product durability, a powerful 3.5 peak HP motor, and a pro hose and you have a vac that is ideal for pros and contractors.

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Features

  • 3.5 Peak HP Motor delivers the required power for efficient clean-up of small to medium sized messes
  • 6 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 re duce 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 6 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 3.5
Air Watts 124
Voltage 120
CFM 62
Amps 5.8
Cord Length 10’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, VF7000, VF3503
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 12.6 lbs.

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Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
WD0670 WD06700  6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  124  15 1/10  6.80 
WD0671EX WD0671EX  VAC, WD0671EX 6 GAL 230V  124  15 1/10  6.80 
1 7/8" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
29848 VT1781  1 7/8" Car Nozzle (VT1481) 
31718 VT1701  1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701) 
31723 VT1702  1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702) 
31728 VT1708  1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708) 
31733 VT1709  1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709) 
31738 VT1710  1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710) 
40163 VT 1712  1 7/8" Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush (VT1712) 
40168 VT 1714  1 7/8" Floor Brush (VT1714) 
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570) 
31713 VT 1720  1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720) 
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755) 
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571) 
6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 343.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from I thought 6 gal was big enough for my small jobs The leaves clog the intake valve where the hose attaches so I have to empty it sooner than with my old 20 gal vac. It works for tiny debris. The extensions come apart easily while vacuuming. Other than that, a shop vac is a shop vac. The box said the bags are options that I might want to try because the inside of the bin gets so very dirty.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed As a very petite older woman, I was looking for a shop vac to clean the garage (didn't want to use my expensive home vacuum). The only problem I had was trying to assemble it. The casters were VERY hard to insert into the footings. I wish it had a longer electrical cord so I didn't have to change outlets. Overall, it did a very good job and I'm looking forward to cleaning my garage more often.
Date published: 2018-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Wet/Dry Vaccum! The price is unbeatable especially for the quality! Fantastic Wet/Dry Vaccum! The price is unbeatable especially for the quality! The suction power is intense. It is small enough for small jobs and powerful enough for big jobs. It is easy to clean and the accessories that come with it are perfect for any construction job!
Date published: 2018-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hose lenth and flexabilityand handle Overall great product. Handle was great improvement . Lock levers also great improvement .Old style came apart to easy. This would be the perfect vacuum if the hose that came with it was more like the auto detail hose. (more flexible) . I now have four ridged vacuums . Two in my shop for dust collection. One in the house for Newfoundland dog hair collection and one for my vehicles. Thanks guys and keep on inventing......ET
Date published: 2018-08-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from only used twice I brought it in 2-17, used twice. last time I used it I had to clear up in my vehicle, would not suck up glass pieces, STOPPED working for paying 80.00 for this equipment it should have worked for a long time. I will not buy this brand again. thanks for nothing. you piece of crap!
Date published: 2018-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A+ excellent to use and great on any job.perfect for cleaning the car and sucking water from the floor
Date published: 2018-07-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Can't even supply a crevase tool. How cheap. Purchased this wet dry vac andninwas disappointed that they couldn't even supply a crevase tool. How cheap of the company. Whatbanother 2 bucks maybe?. I am really disappointed about this.
Date published: 2018-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best wet dry vac I’ve ever owned This vac is the best I’ve owned it sucks up water like you wouldn’t believe and is a great addition to my garage as a shop vac
Date published: 2018-07-17
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What is wrong with the plowing feature?

I have been unable to find any information elsewhere. I have this model and it has been great this past year but recently every time I turn on the vacuum, it sucks (like it's supposed to) and it blows air from the blowing port. How can I fix this problem so only one of these features works at a time (separately)?
Asked by: rachaelb
Like all vacuums, the blower motor, which creates vacuum, must have a way to remove the air from the canister in order to pick-up material. The "exhaust" port on your vacuum, in the last few years, has been engineered to be used as a "blower" when the suction hose is attached. The filter, we use the micron filter that is available, must be installed and will produce almost perfectly clean air to push item or dirt across any surface. So the blowing out of air at the exhaust port is normal. If it's not blowing strongly, the filter is in need of replacement or cleaning. Most filters can be washed and dried and reused several times. You must always be aware of the direction of the discharge air in order to prevent make a larger "mess" to clean up.
Answered by: tntfabrication
Date published: 2017-09-06

Using the 6 Gallon Vacuum Cleaner

I'm planning to buy a vacuum cleaner that utilizes water only as filter. I do not wish to use any dust bag or paper filter anymore as dust particles accumulate on the exhaust portion and when you turn on the unit, you can see dust particles being emitted into the air. Is the 6 Gallon WDO671EXO fit for continued performance in the house using water alone as filter? TIA.
Asked by: akitku
I have never used water as a filter. I do know that I have used it when there was only water and I didn't have the dust. It is good to use a filter so all that dust and stuff doesn't get inside your machine.
Answered by: 1Ron
Date published: 2017-09-06

Ridgid 6 gal vacuum

Hi i have the 6 gallon vacuum 22.5 liters and i would like to know if there's a way of reducing the load noise from the vacuum
Asked by: Ositos
Yes, but you'll probably waste your money.
Answered by: Yukoneric
Date published: 2017-09-06

Filter vs. dust bags or both?

I've been using my 6 gal. Rigid for nearly a year and am happy with it. I use the standard paper filter as I use the vac in my small wood turning shop (which is actually my bedroom also) for the sawdust and shavings from wood turning as well as the metal dust from tool sharpening. I started with the filter only, but then had a bit of a wet spill and ruined my filter. I went to using filter and dust bags. That works fine, but I think it might be a bit redundant (and expensive). As I just filled a dust bag I'm asking this question now. Assuming I avoid wet spills, what is the most practical and economical way for me to use this vac? The dust bags can be a pain in the neck, one has to check them periodically to see if they are full, and sometimes they clog before they are full (a fold in one of the wings of the bag can block it). My thought as to the best way for me to use this vac is to go with filter only and empty the vac on a regular basis (one can't do that with a bag, who wants to throw away a bag until it is full). At the same time keep a bag around to put on when there is the occasional "messy spill". May I remind you I'm never vacuuming liquids, this is a carpeted room with wood panels under the actual machines and a real spill would soak into the carpet. I think I've answered my own question, sometimes writing something out clears the mind, but I'll send it anyway as the answers will be informative - and maybe the question will be. I'll go with the standard filter only for my routine work and empty the vac every couple of weeks. I'll buy another filter and switch filters on schedule, that way I can clean them easily and keep them in good shape. A bag for backup when there is a messy spill, install it and remove the filter for that pickup then take it off and tuck it away in a plastic bag for the next messy spill. Comments welcome, but this seems my best and most economical procedure. Finally, and off the main topic, I sprung for the longer and more flexible hose about 4 months ago. This may be of interest for those who, like me, basically use the Rigid vac in a fixed position. I have seen reviews on the Home Depot site complaining about the original hose, but they don't speak of the usage. The stiff original hose should be fine for those cleaning an area and pulling the vac around, it was not right for me as I have to reach a number of tools in a small area while leaving the vac in a fixed position. With the flexible hose it is perfect for me. Best, Jon
Asked by: JWM57
Hi JWM57, As you've mentioned, you have answered your own questions. You have a very sound plan. We appreciate you for sharing your thoughts and recommendations based on your personal experience. Do let us know if there is anything else we can help you with. For any other questions or concerns you may call customer service at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443) or you may send your email to [email protected] Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2017-09-06

How do you get the filter off? I've tried twisting the knob at the bottom, I don't want to break it!

Asked by: Maxwellsmart
It simply PULLS off.
Answered by: Yukoneric
Date published: 2017-09-06
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