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RIDGID X4 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder
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X4 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder

  • Spindle lock lets you easily change grinding wheels
  • 100% compatible with all RIDGID 18-Volt slide battery packs
  • Superior grip comfort
$99.00 /each

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The RIDGID X4 18-Volt Cordless Angle Grinder (Console Only) is compatible with all 18-Volt slide battery packs and features a tool-less guard design to easily rotate the guard for optimal grinding. With console-only tools, you have the option to add on to existing kits to create your own. The grinder features innovative Hex Grip micro texture to ensure comfort during extended use, and a load level LED light protects the grinder by preventing overload. With the convenient cordless design, it easily reaches tight spots without hassle. Backed by RIDGID's lifetime service agreement, you can count on free batteries, free parts and free service for the entire life of your tool.

  • Includes R86040 angle grinder, side handle, spanner wrench, wheel guard, grinding wheel, flange, clamp nut and operator's manual
  • Load level LED indicator light illuminates to prevent grinder overload
  • Tool-less guard design easily rotates guard for optimal grinding position
  • Auto tool lock-off feature prevents accidental start; if battery is installed while tool is locked on, tool will not operate
  • Hexgrip micro texture provides superior grip and comfort during extended tool use
  • Batteries and charger sold separately; works with these batteries (AC840083, AC840085, AC840084 and AC46182) and chargers (AC470013 and AC840093)
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
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Name X4 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless Angle Grinder M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 4-1/2 in. Cordless Cut-Off/Grinder (Tool-Only) 15 Amp Corded 7 in. Twist Handle Angle Grinder
Brand RIDGID RIDGID Milwaukee RIDGID
Ratings (61) (22) (341) (50)
Cordless/ Corded Cordless Cordless Cordless Corded
Wheel Diameter (in.) 4.5 in 4-1/2 in 4.5 7 in
Power Tool Features Adjustable Handle Position,Grinding Wheel Included,Spindle Lock Brushless,Grinding Wheel Included,Lock On Switch No Additional Features Adjustable Handle Position,Grinding Wheel Included,Lock On Switch,No Tool Wheel Change,Variable Speed
Amperage (amps) 4 0.0 0 15
Reconditioned No No No No
Voltage (volts) 18 18 18
Batteries Included No No No
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Will the cordless grinder accept the 5/8" hole cut off discs?

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July 10, 2013
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December 7, 2015
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Yes. Recessed wheels are best, but I have used flat discs as well (contrary to literature with the machine). It might take threaded arbor disks as well, but I have not tried any.
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November 1, 2015
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No sir, it only accepts 7/8" inner diameter wheels.
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July 25, 2014
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It's worth noting that the instruction manual DOES NOT recommend use of "cut off" discs (only grinding, sanding, polishing and brushes) -- it's very explicit in mentioning that cut off discs should not be used. It's not clear why -- this may just be a CYA situation.
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May 28, 2014
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Yes, it has a 5/8" arbor.
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February 12, 2014
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Yes. The lock nut that secures the disc is reversible, I've got a 5/8 hole 1/8 thickness diamond tile disc on mine right now.
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Arizona
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July 12, 2013
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Yes. The arbor diameter is 5/8". The grinder will accept 4 1/2" cut off discs.
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your add says you can count on free batteries, free parts and free service for the entire life of your tool. however

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Otonabee Ontario
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July 13, 2015
your add says you can count on free batteries, free parts and free service for the entire life of your tool. however
your website says only batteries that come in kits qualify for replacement
this grinder is sold only as bare tool
which is it???
the 2 kits I have bought only have 1.5 hour battery so if I buy 3 hour it would not be covered??
if I an wrong please send a letter to verify
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Huntington Beach, CA
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June 19, 2016
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LSA only on batteries packaged in tool kits; stand alone batteries carry 3 year warranty.
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February 1, 2016
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yes , correct . Individual purchase batteries are not covered under lifetime warranty . just a 3 year.
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July 14, 2015
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Your asking about the warranty, i understand it only applies to the battery's that come with the tool itself,...i can tell you however that getting that warranty is a pain in the butt......i have not had to use it yet....but i have to think that with it being so difficult to get, what will it be like having to get something fixed r replaced.
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July 14, 2015
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Hello Nick. Any new Ridgid accessory batteries or chargers have a three year warranty with the receipt. Any power tool kits or combos, including the batteries or chargers, are eligible for the Lifetime Service Agreement registration.
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Compatible Battery

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November 16, 2014
Are the batteries contained in the R9200 combo kit (two - R84087 4.0 Ah batteries) compatible with the R86040B cordless grinder? They are not listed under the features section of the grinder.
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December 7, 2015
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This works on all the 18v Ridgid batteries. I recommend the 4.0Ah batteries, since the 2.5Ah batteries will die much quicker.
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November 1, 2015
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Yeap! They should work fine. :D
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Yes. I have the same combo kit and batteries and they are compatible.
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November 19, 2014
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!
All RIDGID 18V platform tools and batteries are interchangeable. However, the RIDGID 18V Lithium Ion batteries do require their correct charger.
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RIDGID
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I have an R86040. It quit running. The right light in front of the power button will come on if the tool is turned on when I plug in a battery. That is the only response I get to anything I've tried in attempting to get this tool to work. Very disappointed so far. This grinder has maybe 20 minutes of gentle use since I've owned it. I usually use a corded grinder. This is just used for quick light jobs. And it's already junk.
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make sure the switch is in the off position before installing the battery.
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Have you tried to bring it back to your store where you bought it? Or called/emailed Ridgid? This seems to be a month ago but id like to hear what you did.
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August 28, 2015
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We apologize that you have had trouble with use on this unit. We would like to get you back up and running. We will be happy to check the warranty of the product by the receipt or serial number. We can also check for registration. Once we verify the warranty, we can find a service center in your area. You can reach our customer service at 1-866-539-1710. We hope this helps.
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X4 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 61.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Rigid I have ever purchased This is the worst thing I have ever purchased with a rigid name on it. Rigid should be ashamed to put their name on it. I am upset that Home Depot will even sell it. I can not put any pressure on the grinder without the red light flashing and the grinder turning off. I tried cutting 3/8" all thread with a cut off wheel and it took 4 times as long as it would with a plug in grinder because I could not put ANY pressure on the blade without turning off. Grinding metal with the included disc is not any better, I have several other Rigid cordless tools and am really satisfied with them, but this cordless grinder is a big piece of JUNK.
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not impressed.....at all I have almost all of the ridgid cordless tools, well a bunch of them anyway, not to mention several corded rigid tools. I have always been more than impressed with all of there tools to say the least. That was until I bought this 18V grinder. Even with the 4.0 big battery in it, it lacks any kind of power for cutting, even w a thin disk, or grinding. I worked for Black and Decker / Dewalt for years. This is worse than anything that they ever put out by far. I hate to leave negative feedback about anything, especially RIDGID tools, but this grinder is terrible. Sorry guys, you missed the boat on this one.
Date published: 2016-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It is handy if you have no power available, but it will use up any battery very fast. Using it a... It is handy if you have no power available, but it will use up any battery very fast. Using it as a disk sander, I get about 10-15 minutes continued use before I need to swap batteries again. If you have to then it will work, otherwise a corded grinder will always be better. For me, till they have a cordless sander that meets my needs.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from A rare Ridgid disappointment I bought this tool this week to use on a job site where 110v power would have been unavailable. Needed to cut off 3/8" bolts flush with concrete...not a big deal. And yes, even though the tool came with the grinding wheel, I bought several thin cut-off wheels for this work. From the very first cut, with a full charge on my Li 4ah, 18v battery, this tool immediately flashed its overheat warning lights. Even when I backed off and applied less pressure, the tool was not up top the task. It would shut down and need a brief coming off period before I could resume. And this was a fresh out of the box tool! Very time-consuming and frustrating. My son had his much older Ryobi cordless grinder with a new Li battery and it worked like a champ. I'm not a big Ryobi fan and I won't abandon my Ridgid cordless set, but Ridgid really needs to go back to the drawing board on this one. I paid $99 for it and with its severe limitations it's not worth a fraction of that price. I'm taking it back. I hope they can improve this model soon!
Date published: 2016-10-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Did the job Added this to my Rigid tool collection. Did some cutting and grinding on my car fender. Worked great but it eats up my standard Rigid batteries, so if I was going to use this more I would buy an extended battery.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Money waste This is the first rigid tool that I'm not happy with. It kills the battery in minutes and shuts down if you use any pressure. Buy a corded grinder
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Denzil Wilson Great grinder batteries last a long time good for home projects
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice for a small project. I would buy this again. Received this about two weeks ago. I have used it several times on different items. This grinder will replace my air cut off grinder. Can not see starting up the compressor when this is just a battery snapping in, away from working. It okay as far as power goes, not what you would get from a 120v grinder. I would not recommend it for a large project unless you have a good number of batteries (Goes through a freshly charged 3 amp 18v battery in about 8 to 10 minutes). The cost is fairly high. but it should wash out when you take the LSA into account. It is really to early to give a opinion on durability. I would buy this again.
Date published: 2013-08-21
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