Rated 5 out of 5 by Millionayres Good dust collection option
We primarily use this as a dust collection behind our miter saw. It helps to catch at least half the saw dust that doesn't make it into the saws actual dust bag. What doesn't make it in gets sucked up after we're done cutting and the rest is easily blown out the garage door with the blower feature. Honestly, the detachable blower feature is my favorite part. It comes off with the 1 small latch and then you just attach the blower accessory and bam, done. For the price, it comes with tremendous value and ease of use!
April 27, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Idaho A step backward
I'm not so sure that you want to hear from me, but this is my 4th Ridgid Vacume and you have always stood behind your product. They work well but I do not care for this new design.
1rst, I've only used this new one once, but on my first use, the motor got very hot, and smelled of electrical after 10 minutes on 5 minutes off and 5 minutes on again. I am concerned and will watch it closely. It should not have got that hot.
2nd, the new design, the opening at the top of the tub should be the largest diameter, this makes cleaning or dumping the tub easier.
3rd, you often times need to pick up the vacume, this design is very unhandy, there are no handles, especially if the tub has got very full, or to even pull it across the floor, you almost have to pull it by the hose.
4th, wheels, my first vacume had the 4 crazy wheels similar to the current one, but honestly, my second one with the 2 big wheels and 2 crazy wheels rolled much easier across uneven, dirty, or less than concrete surfaces. Big wheels are more forgiving.
5th, this design has a slight improvement on the tub as it kind of has a cyclonic design, more so than the previous designs, but a lot of room for improvement. A cyclonic design would aid in dropping some of the larger material out of the airstream and extend the filter life and usability, and help immensely in wet applications. The old design I was able to install a sheet of perfected sheet metal a few inches above the floor which helped imensly in separating wet or dry materials and extending the life of the filter and motor
April 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sharky Last one you'll ever own
I have owned a Ridgid Wet/Dry vac for over 23 years. It still runs strong so I gave it to my son when he moved out of the house and into his own place. A few months later I needed a shop vac because I was scraping a popcorn ceiling.
I immediately ran to Home Depot and purchased anothe Ridgid. This one is even more powerful and the attachment caddy is a great improvement. Unfortunately, this one might outlast ME!!!
March 29, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gustav Excellent product
I used it to clean out the leaves in my flower beds. It did a fantastic job, without any damage to my delicate flowers.
March 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gus40 Very powerful!
Very pleased with this product. It has a lot of power and maneuvers very well!
March 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by CoolmeadowKid Another fantastic Ridgid product!
This is my third Ridgid vac, and the second one with the detachable blower. it is also my 9th Ridgid product over all ranging from the vacs to an angle grinder, 4 battery operated drills and a table saw. All have been great purchases.
March 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marty214 Works as advertised.
Bought this because I needed a new blower. After reading reviews, I decided to get the vac/blower, because I wanted to upgrade my shop vac for my woodworking shop. Works great, for both applications. Blowing "stuff" off the driveway, and cleaning the garage floor, and cleaning sawdust (with a bag in the tank), I am impressed with Ridgid's quality. I own other Ridgid tools and am satisfied with their quality and warranty, so bought this and am not disappointed.
March 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by GeneralG Perfect for multiple jobs
We needed a wet/dry vac to contain water leaks in a rental property. It has been used to clean up water and does a great job. Today, while on the roof, my backpack blower went out. I used the attached blower and it worked fantastically.
March 7, 2016