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16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower

1620RV

16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower

1620RV

This RIDGID® 16 gallon wet/dry vacuum with detachable blower delivers the powerful suction and powerful blower in one tool. The large capacity, rugged construction, and excellent mobility are ideal for pro, contractor and industrial use.

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Features

  • Detachable Blower - The high performance vacuum has an integrated detachable blower for maximum versatility.
  • Top of the line 6.5 Peak Horsepower - High performance wet/dry vacuum provides optimum power.
  • Longer Motor Life - Durable, long-lasting motor backed by industry's best warranty.
  • 360º Caster Wheels - Provides increased maneuverability.
  • Accessory Storage Caddy - Keeps accessories organized and close at hand for easy access.
  • Quick Release Cord-Wrap - The cord-wrap not only stores the 20’ power cord, but the tab rotates to quickly release the cord
  • 2-Piece Polypropylene Drum Construction - Rugged construction to meet the higher demands found at work sites.
  • 16 Gallon Drum - Cleans up large spills & messes at work-sites and busy shops.
  • Sound Reduction Technology - Scroll Noise Reduction® is a patented feature that provides quiet operation by precisely controlling the flow of air through the vac.
  • Professional Locking Hose - The ultra-flexible hose won’t pull loose during use, and is four times more durable than our standard hose. This 1-7/8" x 8' hose has a smooth interior surface to reduce clogging.
  • Large Drain - Located to lowest point of drum for emptying of water.
  • Qwik Lock® Filter Fastening System - Makes installing or removing your filter quickly, easily and secure without tools or fasteners.
  • Includes - Vacuum, owner's manual, 2 extension wands, 1-7/8” x 8’ premium locking pro hose, locking blowing wand, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, car nozzle, and fine dust filter.

Specifications

Accessory Diameter 1-7/8”
Amperage 12A
Built-In Accessory Storage  Yes
Built-In Drain  Yes
Casters  Yes
Filter Type  Cartridge
Peak Power  6.5HP

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Cord Length (ft.) Air Volume (CFM) Weight (lb.)
50343 1620RV  16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower
 
20  172  24 7/10 
16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 49.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product has good power I have only just recently purchased this product but have used it and it exceeds my expectations
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works like a champ. I assembled it in minutes and put it to work right away. Our house flooded and we had to jump right to clean up. Pick this one up at Home Depot at a great price. It is very durable and reliable. It sucked up water in a blink of an eye. It also was sucking up sheet rock and other debris without a problem. I highly recommend this tool for everyone.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great unit for any use. I stall and service swimming pools. My vacuum is used to suck the pool liners tight. So it goes through some abuse. this is the fourth I have had in eleven years. They take the abuse for about three years and then the brushes usually go or bearings.
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ridgid 16 gal wet/dry vac w/detachable blower This machine is exactly what I have been looking for. Others I have owned have a much smaller diameter hose and weaker motor. This thing is a moose. Vacuums up quite well. If you don't want it picked up, keep the wand away or it will already have it. I like the beefy casters and the hose that won't come apart every time you tug on it. A definite plus. The tool storage is nice and compact and carries everything right on the machine. The cord wrapped around the top is also a plus. The detachable blower was an unexpected option, but also works very well. I should have bought one of these a long time ago. This product beats Shop Vac and Craftsman hands down. I really like this machine, can you tell?
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I own a smaller Rigid vac for my cellar vacuuming. Great performance. I bought this second vac because of it's rugged construction and the warranty. I've had great luck with every Rigid product I have purchased and the customer support through Home Depot is top notch.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from more powerfull than i expected. I like that it has both blow and vacume...have used it a few times and dose the job well...no problems..was able to adapt it to table saw. Planner and chop saw with black plastic plumbing items.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Same as Craftsman This vacuum is just about a duplicate of the Craftsman vacuum that it replaces even all the tools arwe the same.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does a good job both as a vac and blower. Only down side to this unit, is that it does not come with a baffle for the discharge air. This can cause the discharged air to blow debris around.
Date published: 2016-11-15
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My unit got warm and the switch got HOT and part melted. I need to replace the power switch.
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Thank you for contacting RIDGID.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please contact the customer service number below and we will send you a replacement switch.

If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443) or you may send your email to [email protected]

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Sounds like a quality workmanship issue and as long as you registered the item you shouldnt have any issue getting it repaired or replaced by Ridgid.
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