Model # VF4200

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RIDGID 1-Layer Everyday Dirt Pleated Paper Filter for 5.0+ gal. RIDGID Wet Dry Vacs (2-Pack)
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1-Layer Everyday Dirt Pleated Paper Filter for 5.0+ gal. RIDGID Wet Dry Vacs (2-Pack)

  • Fits RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons or larger
  • Durable, 1-layer filter material resists clogging
  • Patented QwikLock Filter Fastening System for easy filter changes
$2597 /each

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This 2 pack of RIDGID 1-layer pleated paper filters is ideal for everyday dirt typically found in your basement, garage and car. It is the optimal replacement filter for your 5 gallon or larger RIDGID wet dry vac. This dual pack is a replacement for VF4000. With its patented QwikLock feature, the filter simply snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning.

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does the WR4000 filter include the cap that the nut tightens onto?

Asked by: Anonymous
Keep the nut you already have... they are reusable forever.
Answered by: SnowDeer
Date published: 2017-01-01

What is the right way to wash these filters?

Asked by: Whitey
Blow compressed air thru filter from inside to outside. Use a dust mask and goggles for safety. Works pretty darn well from my experience.
Answered by: stuccoceiling
Date published: 2017-05-28

Do I take the filter off when I am using it as a wetvac?

Asked by: artieb
yes the paper filter is removed
Answered by: dpcontserv
Date published: 2017-02-09

Are Rigid VF4200 1-Layer Pleated Paper Filters really WASHABLE and reuseable according to the description?

Asked by: Anonymous
My old one was sort filthy and clogged up, it wasn't worth washing. Possibly if I had checked it more frequently, it might have been salvageable.
Answered by: Fred
Date published: 2016-12-06
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1-Layer Everyday Dirt Pleated Paper Filter for 5.0+ gal. RIDGID Wet Dry Vacs (2-Pack) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 482.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from ok for car cleaning. ok for car cleaning.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is just for everyday dirt. The price is high for such a filter, I guess that's where they m... This is just for everyday dirt. The price is high for such a filter, I guess that's where they make their money. The HEPA V-6000 5 layer (green) is the one you want if you are vacuuming lots of fine dust, anything with contaminants, or dust from sheetrock or tile work, etc. ---but it costs 40% more. I bought one online $12 less than the HD price in store. I used this filter for vacuuming up large particles and some Asian beetles that got into my bunkhouse and it works fine for that purpose.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We have had our RIGID garage vac. between 25 and 30 yrs. at least. The key to vacuum long life i... We have had our RIGID garage vac. between 25 and 30 yrs. at least. The key to vacuum long life is changing the filter regularly. I use my RIGID garage vac., almost weekly. I use it to sweep the garage, carport and patio, mostly leaves and debris. I also sweep the leaves out of the flower beds, and at the street curb. This filter works great because my cleaning is in the garage with the doors open or outdoors. This time, when I went to purchase it, I saved time and money by buying the 2-Pack.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from With restrictions I would recommend it. The filter does not work well if you use your vac for we... With restrictions I would recommend it. The filter does not work well if you use your vac for wet as well as dry pick up. Even if you only use it for dry pick up it is difficult to clean and needs to be replaced relatively frequently. It picks up most dirt in the shop. but fine sawdust clogs it and should be something you could shake or brush out in order to reuse the filter. You can use it for about five or six times that the vac has to be emptied.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from For the price they put on these filters, I expected a lot better results. I had a filter in ther... For the price they put on these filters, I expected a lot better results. I had a filter in there that came with the vacuum from 2 years ago and it just started putting dust into the air even after I would clean it out. This brand new one lets just as much dust into the air as the old one. It is easy to install and stuff but it doesn't catch dust near like it is designed to.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to change. I mistakenly left damp soil in the vacuum and had to replace the filter. I woul... Easy to change. I mistakenly left damp soil in the vacuum and had to replace the filter. I would suggest that anytime a vac owner uses their equipment for damp or wet conditions that they totally open the vacuum and let the filter to completely air dry. If you allow a wet or damp filter to remain in the vacuum that it will effectively rot and will have to be replaced.
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this filter for s Sears Wet/Dry Vac 5.0 HP. It fit very close to the original filter. ... I bought this filter for s Sears Wet/Dry Vac 5.0 HP. It fit very close to the original filter. The only difference is that it is just slightly taller. However, I made it fit by not adding the Sears plastic plate that goes on top, and pushing down on the new filter's rubbery top, so that the wing nut could catch the threaded rod. It installed just fine after that.
Date published: 2017-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We bought a Rigid vac a couple years ago and used it for a variety of projects around the house. ... We bought a Rigid vac a couple years ago and used it for a variety of projects around the house. I noticed last week that it was blowing dust that I was trying to clean up. I installed the new filter and a diffuser/muffler, and I'm back to outstanding performance. I used it to vacuum up dust from regrouting a shower, and it worked just great.
Date published: 2017-03-21
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