Model # R3031

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RIDGID THRU COOL 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit
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THRU COOL 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit

  • ThruCool technology
  • 6 Amp motor
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration
$9900 /each
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Product Overview

  • ThruCool technology
  • 6 Amp motor
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration
The RIDGID 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw has a powerful 6 Amp, 3500 RPM motor for tough applications. It features innovative THRU COOL technology that allows air flow through the center of the motor and out the sides for more efficient cooling. This technology also offers 50% more power than the previous model.
  • Includes a R3031 reciprocating saw, wood-cutting reciprocating saw blade, contractor bag and operator's manual
  • On/off orbital action for cutting through a variety of material
  • Tri-beam LED for optimum illumination
  • Compact size for use in hard-to-reach areas
  • Hex Grip enhanced micro texture for a secure grip and maximum user comfort
  • Tool-free blade change functionality for making changing blades faster and easier
  • Variable-speed 2-finger trigger for maximum speed control
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase (begins after the warranty period expires)
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Product Overview

The RIDGID 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw has a powerful 6 Amp, 3500 RPM motor for tough applications. It features innovative THRU COOL technology that allows air flow through the center of the motor and out the sides for more efficient cooling. This technology also offers 50% more power than the previous model.

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  • Includes a R3031 reciprocating saw, wood-cutting reciprocating saw blade, contractor bag and operator's manual
  • On/off orbital action for cutting through a variety of material
  • Tri-beam LED for optimum illumination
  • Compact size for use in hard-to-reach areas
  • Hex Grip enhanced micro texture for a secure grip and maximum user comfort
  • Tool-free blade change functionality for making changing blades faster and easier
  • Variable-speed 2-finger trigger for maximum speed control
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase (begins after the warranty period expires)
  • Click Here to Register Your Product

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  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Brand DEWALT Makita RIDGID RIDGID
Ratings (139) (102) (175) (137)
Length Of Stroke 1.125 1.125 in .50 in 3/4 in
Power Tool Features No Tool Blade Change,Variable Speed Case Included,No Tool Blade Change Bag Included Adjustable Shoe,Bag Included,No Tool Blade Change,Orbital Action,Variable Speed
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3 in
Product Height (in.)
5 in
Product Width (in.)
16 in

Details

Amperage (amps)
6
Color Family
Orange
Cord Length (ft.)
8
Corded Tool Type
Reciprocating Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Keyless/keyed blade change
Keyless
Length Of Stroke
.50 in
Power Tool Features
Bag Included
Product Weight (lb.)
5 lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Strokes per minute
3500
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3 in
Product Height (in.)
5 in
Product Width (in.)
16 in

Details

Amperage (amps)
6
Color Family
Orange
Cord Length (ft.)
8
Corded Tool Type
Reciprocating Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Keyless/keyed blade change
Keyless
Length Of Stroke
.50 in
Power Tool Features
Bag Included
Product Weight (lb.)
5 lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Strokes per minute
3500
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase

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Questions & Answers

will this saw cut through bolts for automotive shop purposes?

Asked by: charlie
Yes! But I've found that you have to use the right blade for the job. A cheap metal blade works but take a touch longer and wears faster compared to a more expensive blade.
Answered by: B1
Date published: 2017-04-07

will this tool cut through EMT 2" conduit

Asked by: Curious1
With the right blade it should cut very easy through it
Answered by: Toptheo
Date published: 2016-08-12

Where can i get the saw blades for the rigid reciprocating saw 3030 and how much?

Asked by: renee
It uses regular reciprocating saw blades. You can get it from Home Depot or any online stores.
Answered by: slpip
Date published: 2016-12-10

Does this saw use jig saw type blades instead of just saws all type?

Does this saw use jig saw type blades instead of just saws all type?
Asked by: GSA
This only uses the "sawzall" type blades.
Answered by: ImYourPlumbercom
Date published: 2017-07-04
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Customer Reviews

THRU COOL 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 175.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Little Saw Used saw to cut aluminum channels D=2.5" x Flg=1" x Web=.125". Blade stayed on line and did not travel. Went thru the aluminum very easy. Haven't used enough to know durability. Did not experience the blade wobble reviewed by some; nor the unpredictable trigger. Trigger was very consistent from start to maximum load. Align the stationary guide against the item to cut and slowly start the cut. It went through the aluminum with minimal effort. Definitely a one handed saw, easy to control. Great for tight spaces. The .5" stroke is minimal for a saw of this type. Definitely will not replace your 12 amp Sawzall. This saw will get you into tight places that the much larger Sawzall will not fit. It's a lightweight, one handed saw for lightweight work.
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from i hate this saw. I had the version before this one and loved it. plan on returning this one or gi... i hate this saw. I had the version before this one and loved it. plan on returning this one or giving it away. wont use it! orbital feature is even worse. you can not control this tool.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from any one with one of these for parts let me know i could use it. THIS is one of my favorite saws. ... any one with one of these for parts let me know i could use it. THIS is one of my favorite saws. not that i use saws so much. stupid thing locked up and started smokeing today. i was cutting drywall. no studs or anything just drywall. i said i would recomend it because i still like rigid and this is the only saw like this style. i had it a year so probably no chance rigid is going to fix it. i love rigid saws as a rule so this one infuriates me. has a great feel great power but so far life expectancy is on the low side.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a great product for its size, weight, and power. Does everything a jigsaw can't. Not in... This is a great product for its size, weight, and power. Does everything a jigsaw can't. Not intended to replace a real full size reciprocating saw. I put is thru pretty hard product with fiberglass over wood on a boat every day. The bearings in the reciprocating head last about two years, the motors never give out. I have purchased 4 of them over the last 7 years. DO NOT BUY THIS FOR THE RIDGID WARRANTY, IT SUCKS. I would never recommend ridgid tools to anyone. This saw is all that is worth the money.
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disclaimer. Bought one and had to return it cause just stopped working in a day - would just spi... Disclaimer. Bought one and had to return it cause just stopped working in a day - would just spin thru on contact?? I'm thinking I got a lemon so plan to buy another and see if just an inferior product with the thru cool is just BS. Does not take much to stop it from cutting. If the second one is much better i will try to remove this tough review. Lifetime warranty would be a great deal if the product is solid. I had the prior generation and loved it. Not sure if the one I bought about 5 years ago had lifetime and I never registered it, but it was great until it just stopped working after years of abuse - that unit would push until breakers would trip. I really used it a lot and pushed the limits of what this low amp reciprocating saw could do. I bought it mainly because light weight, one handed and low amp would run off my trucks 1200 watt inverter. Also like that it had a built light. Really the only product i have found like this so really wanted to make this work..
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great product. it has cut through every thing I put in front of it. I purchased it to c... This is a great product. it has cut through every thing I put in front of it. I purchased it to cut up an old car. and it has done it flawlessly. I especially like the orbital option. Plus it is much liter then my old Milwaukee saws all.
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I have two of them break within the 30 day.... I have two of them break within the 30 day. I don't know why they replace the older style they didn't have the orbital cutting too it was much smaller and much easier to use very disappointed returned it
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Knowing nothing about tools...I envisioned the saw I needed. So I went to Home Depot and found th... Knowing nothing about tools...I envisioned the saw I needed. So I went to Home Depot and found the exact saw I had envisioned. It's light enough for me to handle...electric and needs no maintenance!
Date published: 2017-05-18
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