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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 70
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
31773 WD0970M  9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  175  16.70  7.60  Buy Now
  • 72947 - Everyday Dirt 1-Layer Pleated Paper Filter (VF4000)
  • 31728 - 1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708)
  • 31733 - 1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709)
  • 31738 - 1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710)
  • 31713 - 1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720)
9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 336.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wet/Day Vac Recently purchased this vac, and so far it's working well. I use it in a wood shop, so saw dust and wood chips are mainly picked up. A nice feature is the size, not huge, so storage is easy. One problem I've had, the noise. The vac is very loud, even with the optional muffler.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This vacuum really Sucks. I must say, this vacuum really Sucks. Would use again.
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #1 on the market A++ Great product love Home Depot , Great warranty. A+++
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid vacuum works well. I happy with the purchase and the performance of the vacuum
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for what we needed. Works good cleaning water spills, etc Plenty of suction and capacity for cleaning up water spills. Also great for cleaning garage and cars.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value except no crevice tool included Good overall but should have 5.0hp and include accessory crevice tool.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Attachments are lacking the suction power is good, but it seems to work better with just the hose then with the end attachments. have to go over same area repeatedly to pick up the sawdust with the floor attachment. maybe get the optional attachment with bristles on it. even tried the wet attachment with squeegee on it, no joy. Works best with just the round extensions and let it suck up. little slower this way, but cleaner when your done.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I still like Ridgid products but..... The hose is very stiff and not easy to use, the wand is jointed and feels like it's going to come apart. When you move the vac and set it down dust etc falls out around the lid. Not sure why this is, all my tool purchases in the last few years have been Ridgid and I've been very pleased. Not so much with this vac
Date published: 2017-10-07
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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: 2017-09-06

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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