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9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

The RIDGID® 9 Gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed for those who want a traditionally styled, compact vac that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability required for job site clean-up. This vacuum’s 9 gallon drum size results in a more compact design that requires less storage space on a service truck or in a work shop or garage. And its top carry handle makes transporting easier than ever. It features the Patented Qwik Lock™ Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy & secure.

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Features

  • 4.25 Peak HP Motor delivers the required power for efficient clean-up of medium sized messes
  • 9 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 reduce 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 9 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 4.25
Air Watts 175
Voltage 120
CFM 68
Amps 8.2
Cord Length 10’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, VF 3503, VF7000
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 14.1 lbs.

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
WD0970 WD09701  9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  175  16.70  7.60  Buy Now
1 7/8" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
29848 VT1781  1 7/8" Car Nozzle (VT1781)  Buy Now
31718 VT1701  1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701)  Buy Now
31723 VT1702  1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702)  Buy Now
31728 VT1708  1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708)  Buy Now
31733 VT1709  1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709)  Buy Now
31738 VT1710  1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710)  Buy Now
40163 VT 1712  1 7/8" Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush (VT1712)  Buy Now
40168 VT 1714  1 7/8" Floor Brush (VT1714)  Buy Now
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570)  Buy Now
31713 VT 1720  1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720)  Buy Now
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit   Buy Now
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571)  Buy Now
Filters and Dustbags
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
VF3503   RIDGID 5-9 GALLON DUST BAG  Buy Now
VF4000 VF4000  Qwik-Lock™ Pleated Paper Filter  Buy Now
VF5000 VF5000  Qwik-Lock™ Fine Dust Filter  Buy Now
VF6000 VF6000  Filter Assembly 8.23 Hepa Green  Buy Now
VF7000 VF7000  Filter Assembly 8.23" - RIDGID  Buy Now
9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 439.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I just bought a new Mobile home and is not set up yet. Have tested but haven't used it yet. Have had Ridgid vac in the past. Very good product but did not regester it.
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Efficient product excellent and quality products, with reasonable warranty.
Date published: 2019-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only used it once good so far So far so good only used it once. Plan to own it my lifetime.
Date published: 2019-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very good suction this seems like a good unit but didn't come with the most useful tool, the crevice tool. had to purchase separately. wouldn't have purchased had i known that.
Date published: 2019-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Name brand product with good reviews The only problem I experienced was the suction when When using the extension tubes. It is very difficult to To pick up small pieces of debris unless you place the tube Tube flat over the debris. You cannot angle the Tube when vacuuming.
Date published: 2019-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great handle with cord wrap I like the cord wrap so that it doesn't get tangled. I also like the locking hose feature that keeps the hose in the vacuum when you tug it around.
Date published: 2019-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job Have used Ridgid vacs for a long time. This one is a replacement for the vac that my son “borrowed”.
Date published: 2019-06-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does the job Sucked up water quickly. Should include a crevice tool because wider heads can’t get into corners. Easy to assemble. Lightweight and very maneuverable.
Date published: 2019-06-10
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how loud is this vacume

Asked by: DeeDee
Moderately loud
Answered by: DrRoger
Date published: 2017-09-06

drianage plug size ?

what is recommended to attach a hose or pipe for drainage with my Rigid 9 gal wet/dry vac ? Or what size adaptor ?
Asked by: Bran
the hose size is 1 7/8" diameter exactly
Answered by: DIYmikey
Date published: 2019-03-18

Where can I get an adapter that fits the 1 7/8" hose? I want to attach the unit to an outlet port from a tool.

Ridgid does not sell an adapter for 1 7/8" hose. Their alternative is to buy another hose that is 2".
Asked by: DismalDave
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