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Ridgid 16-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum

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This RIDGID 16 gallon High Performance wet/dry vacuum is designed to deliver the powerful suction, large capacity, rugged construction, unique features and excellent mobility that Pros demand for job site or shop. The powerful 6.5 Peak HP motor easily handles the toughest job site clean-up tasks. A 3-layer fine dust filter captures dry wall dust. Moving up & down steps or across rough terrain is a snap with the large diameter, fixed rear wheels. Add a top handle with a cord wrap, heavy duty 2-piece drum construction, an accessory storage bag attached to a quick release handle plus patented Scroll Noise Reduction for quiet operation and you?ve got a wet/dry vacuum that meets the demands of a Pro.

6.5 peak HP motor provides powerful suction for heavy-duty cleanups
20 ft. cord provides extensive reach
3-stage filter for maximum filtration
Noise muffler for quiet operation
Quick-release handle for easy emptying
Removable accessory storage bag for easy drum cleanup
Includes 2 wands, a utility nozzle, a car nozzle, a wet nozzle, a crevice tool, a diffuser and an accessory bag
Full Lifetime Warranty Against Material Defects and Workmanship
SPECIFICATIONSAir Volume (CFM) 203 ft³/min Amperage (amps) 12 A
Assembled Depth (in.) 28 in Assembled Height (in.) 35 in
Assembled Width (in.) 20.5 in Automatic Shut-off Yes
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes Built-In Drain Yes
Capacity (gallons) 16 Casters Yes
Color Family Oranges / Peaches Cord Length (ft.) 20
Filter Type Paper Hose Diameter (In.) 2.5 in
Hose Length (ft.) 7 ft Manufacturer Warranty Limited Warranty
Peak Horsepower 6.5 hp Product Depth (in.) 26.75
Product Height (in.) 36 Product Weight (lb.) 31.25
Product Width (in.) 20.75 Voltage (volts) 120 V

Reader Reviews

Powerful Vac

Review Summary

I am very pleased with the performance of this wet/dry vac. The newer upgraded model is the WD1851, both have the same features , performance, etc. I installed a vac bag to make it easier to empty. It has excellent dust control.

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