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12 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower

WD1280

12 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower

WD1280

This RIDGID 12-gal. Wet/Dry Vacuum with Detachable Blower includes 2 extension wands, a utility nozzle, a car nozzle, a blowing adapter and a VF4000 filter and features an accessory storage space to accommodate the included attachments. The 5.0 peak HP motor provides powerful suction for heavy-duty cleanup, and the detachable blower cleans debris from your decks and driveways.

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Features

  • 5.0 peak HP motor provides powerful suction for heavy-duty cleanup
  • 20 ft. power cord for extra reach
  • 2-1/2 in. x 7 ft. Dual-Flex• hose for added reach and comfort
  • 12-gal. capacity in a compact vacuum
  • Built-in drain for easy emptying of liquids
  • Accessory storage space accommodates the included attachments
  • Detachable blower cleans debris from your decks and driveways
  • Includes 2 extension wands, a utility nozzle, a car nozzle, a blowing adapter and a VF4000 filter

Specifications

Drum Size (Gallons) 12
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 2 1/2"
Net Weight 19 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain Yes
Casters Yes
Includes Vac, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, Hose, Blowing Adapter, 2 Extension Wands, Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF4000
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 5
Air Volume (CFM)  157
Amperage (amps)  10
Voltage 120

Ordering Information

Ordering Information
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
WD1280 WD12800  12 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower  Buy Now
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)  Buy Now
72902 VT 2508  2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508  Buy Now
72907 VT 2509  2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509  Buy Now
72912 VT 2510  2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510  Buy Now
72922 VT 2514  2 1/2" Floor Brush - VT2514  Buy Now
72932 VT 2502  2 1/2" Crevice Tool - VT2502  Buy Now
72937 VT 2503  2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503)  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
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit   Buy Now
32703 VT 2575  Heavy Duty Cleaning Kit: 12 Piece Kit w/Stainless Steel Extension Wands (VT2575)  9.80  4.40  Buy Now
41598 VT 2561  Filter Nut/Drain Cap Combo (VT2561)  Buy Now
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571)  Buy Now
72897 VT 2520  2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520)  Buy Now
Filters and Dustbags
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Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
VF4000  Qwik-Lock™ Pleated Paper Filter  Buy Now
VF5000  Qwik-Lock™ Fine Dust Filter  Buy Now
VF6000  Filter Assembly 8.23 Hepa Green  Buy Now
VF7000  Filter Assembly 8.23" - RIDGID  Buy Now
12 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 34.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from ONE OF THE BEST SHOP VACS EVER! 12 Gal. 6.0-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Blower made by RIDGID I was in need of a shop vac for the garage and the house, so when Home Depot offered this 12 Gallon 6.0 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vac I was all over it. I ordered it, and it was promptly shipped. Although the box was opened on one end (tampered with. Tape was cut), no items were damaged or missing. When I opened the box, all I could say was "WOW!" I was jumping for joy I was so blessed. First off, the product is all quality. The vacuum is very well made. The vacuum comes with two (2) extension wands, blower wand, car nozzle, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, a quick lock filter, filter bag, tug along positive locking hose with dual flex. The body of the vacuum is strong, and sturdy. There are four Caster Feet that are equipped with storage holders for the wands. Each Caster Foot has a wheel that is well protected. Assembly is simple as the feet lock into position and they are held in place by a simple Philips Screw that can be attached by screwdriver or through a drill with chuck AT LOW SPEEDS. On the back of the body, locks in the accessory caddy. This holds the nozzles and also a wand. The top which holds the motor assembly locks on the body with a strong seal. When the vacuum is turned on, the top sits down and the suction is absolutely the strongest I have ever seen! You can choose to use just the filter, or the filter with the filter bag. The bag is easy to install. The positive lock hoses are awesome! No need to worry about hoses coming apart. The lock tabs prevent this completely. AWESOME! The top also serves as a reversible blower unit. The Extension Wands easily lock into place and you attack the blower wand and you have a blower unit to clear out your garage or leaves on the walk. Awesome! You can also use it to dry up water on a concrete floor once you suck up all excess water. The chord is long and has a nice reach. It coils up on the side of the vacuum and does not interfere at all. The hose easily raps around the unit and is held in place easily. I am absolutely stoked over this vacuum. This is the best shop vac I have ever owned and I have no qualms in saying so! I highly recommend this vacuum. You will not be disappointed. The better part is that RIDGID offers a whole host of accessories, tubing, filters, and more for this model so you can customize to your needs. AWESOME!!! I rate this Vacuum 10*s out of 5. It is that good. Thank you RIDGID for offering this vacuum to me.
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from MAJOR FLAW This unit clearly outlines optional accessories on RIGID Model product page to include a VF3502 Replacement Filter Bag (2). I I went to install the filter bag I purchased at HD and ??? It wont take them! If you go to the VF3502 specs it says... NOT for WD1280! I would not have purchased this unit without the ability add a bag. I am on my way up to Home Depot to correct the issue if possible. Wast of time, money, and confidence. Maybe Rigid will send me a new replacement- Will update later.
Date published: 2019-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big power small footprint I primarily use this little vacuum along with the Oneida Dust Deputy in my small woodworking shop for dust collection. It has all the power I need and it's small size allows it to be tucked away when not in use. The long power cord allows it to reach where needed. My only wish is the hose were a 2" and more flexible, I find it a little to RIDGID.
Date published: 2019-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Haven't had it long enough to decide one way or the other Did not appreciate the run around when trying to register. Gave up on it and for that reason will not go buy a Rigid product in the future. Too bad as it is a good product and that is why I will not recommend it to anyone. Garland Ingraham
Date published: 2018-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I absolutely love this product This product has great power and pick up all sorts of dirt and water. It also has great power to blow out air . I definitely will recommend this shop vac to anyone for it usage. I’m very pleased with this product. It is at a good fair price and I love how durable it is when moving it around.
Date published: 2018-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like most Ridgid products this one is awesome also. Great vacuum comes with all the basic accessories, etc. I even got a free Ridgid tumbler, couple that with a new filter your almost at the cost of new vacuum. Fantastic deal!
Date published: 2018-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent purchase. Glad I switched I owned a shopvac for years and bought a Rigid. It’s 100% better more durable easier to handle better and better suction. Never buying another brand Again.
Date published: 2018-05-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Motor Burned itself out after 2 hour use in spring time Motor Burned itself out after 2 hour use in spring time
Date published: 2018-04-19
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why is the wet nozzle, blower nozzle & muffler/diffuser not included with the vac?

this vac used to come with those tools but why not anymore?
Asked by: flooramatic
Hello flooramatic, WD1280 never came with the wet nozzle, blower nozzle and muffler/diffuser. It's the WD1680 16 gallon with detachable leaf blower that comes with these items.
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2018-02-27
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