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Model # HD1200

Store SKU #929866

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RIDGID

12 Gal. 5.0-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Vac

$ 84 97
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Product Overview

The RIDGID 12 Gal. NXT wet dry vac was built for pros ready to take their projects to the next level. With more power, enhanced durability and an advanced design specifically engineered for the pro user, this high-performance vac is part of the most powerful line of wet dry vacs RIDGID has ever made. At 5.0 peak HP, this vac delivers the power required for tough cleanups. Its redesigned scroll technology gives the RIDGID NXT vac an increase in power, suction and lift. The 12 Gal. NXT vac includes the first ever 2-1/2 in. locking accessories that locks onto a wand or hose which means no downtime from attachments coming apart. The 2-1/2 in. Dia size resists clogs and makes cleaning large messes quick and easy. Hose storage keeps the hose neatly onboard and accessory storage space at the top of each caster gives quick access to attachments. The blower port adds versatility and allows you to use hose to blow leaves, grass clippings and more. This vac features our patented Qwik Lock Filter that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy and secure. Replacement filter VF4000 and Size A VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately.
  • Best for tough, moderate-sized wet or dry cleanups
  • Locking accessories lock onto the wand and hose to create a secure attachment from drum to hose to tool for uninterrupted cleanup
  • 2-1/2 in. Dia accessory size is optimal size to resist clogging and make cleaning large messes quick and easy
  • Wet nozzle and built-in drain provide ideal cleaning solution for wet pickup
  • Hose storage keeps hose neat and secure when stowing or transporting
  • Convenience features include: comfort grip drum carry handles for easy lifting, large ergonomic top carry handle, large power switch and swivel casters with accessory storage
  • 15 ft. power cord provides more reach and stores easily using cord wrap
  • 7 ft. tug a long lose has a locking connection that wont pull loose during use hose
  • Dual-flex hose feature gives 180° mobility at both hose ends and resists collapsing
  • Latches keep drum tightly sealed for optimal suction plus convenient carrying
  • Accepts high-efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean (size A - VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately)
  • Patented Qwik lock filter snaps on or off the vacuum for easy changing without any tools (VF4000 included)
  • Includes 2-1/2 in. x 7 ft. tug a long dual flex locking hose, 2 extension wands, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, car nozzle and a standard filter VF4000
  • Peak HP represents a level at or below the maximum horsepower output of an electric motor tested in a laboratory using a dynamometer
  • Gallons indicated reflect drum volume, not necessarily collection capacity, actual capacity dependent upon type of debris collected, condition of filter and other factors
  • Full lifetime warranty against material defects and workmanship






  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

Model #: HD1200
Sku #: 929866
Internet #: 304006023

The RIDGID 12 Gal. NXT wet dry vac was built for pros ready to take their projects to the next level. With more power, enhanced durability and an advanced design specifically engineered for the pro user, this high-performance vac is part of the most powerful line of wet dry vacs RIDGID has ever made. At 5.0 peak HP, this vac delivers the power required for tough cleanups. Its redesigned scroll technology gives the RIDGID NXT vac an increase in power, suction and lift. The 12 Gal. NXT vac includes the first ever 2-1/2 in. locking accessories that locks onto a wand or hose which means no downtime from attachments coming apart. The 2-1/2 in. Dia size resists clogs and makes cleaning large messes quick and easy. Hose storage keeps the hose neatly onboard and accessory storage space at the top of each caster gives quick access to attachments. The blower port adds versatility and allows you to use hose to blow leaves, grass clippings and more. This vac features our patented Qwik Lock Filter that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy and secure. Replacement filter VF4000 and Size A VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately.

  • Best for tough, moderate-sized wet or dry cleanups
  • Locking accessories lock onto the wand and hose to create a secure attachment from drum to hose to tool for uninterrupted cleanup
  • 2-1/2 in. Dia accessory size is optimal size to resist clogging and make cleaning large messes quick and easy
  • Wet nozzle and built-in drain provide ideal cleaning solution for wet pickup
  • Hose storage keeps hose neat and secure when stowing or transporting
  • Convenience features include: comfort grip drum carry handles for easy lifting, large ergonomic top carry handle, large power switch and swivel casters with accessory storage
  • 15 ft. power cord provides more reach and stores easily using cord wrap
  • 7 ft. tug a long lose has a locking connection that wont pull loose during use hose
  • Dual-flex hose feature gives 180° mobility at both hose ends and resists collapsing
  • Latches keep drum tightly sealed for optimal suction plus convenient carrying
  • Accepts high-efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean (size A - VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately)
  • Patented Qwik lock filter snaps on or off the vacuum for easy changing without any tools (VF4000 included)
  • Includes 2-1/2 in. x 7 ft. tug a long dual flex locking hose, 2 extension wands, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, car nozzle and a standard filter VF4000
  • Peak HP represents a level at or below the maximum horsepower output of an electric motor tested in a laboratory using a dynamometer
  • Gallons indicated reflect drum volume, not necessarily collection capacity, actual capacity dependent upon type of debris collected, condition of filter and other factors
  • Full lifetime warranty against material defects and workmanship






  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Specifications

Dimensions

Hose Length (ft.)
7 ft
Interior Hose Diameter (In.)
2.5 in
Product Depth (in.)
17.75 in
Product Height (in.)
26.75 in
Product Width (in.)
17.75 in

Details

Accessories/Parts Included
Vac, 2-1/2 " x 7' Tug-A-Long Locking Hose with Dual-Flex, Two Extension Wands, Locking Utility Nozzle, Locking Wet Nozzle, Locking Car Nozzle, Qwik Lock Filter, Owners Manual
Air Volume (CFM)
144
Amperage (amps)
9
Color Family
Oranges/Peaches
Cord Length (ft.)
15
Filter Type
Cartridge
Floor Care Features
Built-In Accessory Storage,Casters
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Peak Horsepower
5.0
Product Weight (lb.)
22 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Safe For Use On
Auto Interior,Bare Floor,Carpet,Concrete,Laminate,Leather,Stairs,Tile,Upholstery,Vinyl,Wood
Vacuum Capacity (Gallons)
12
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Hose Length (ft.)
7 ft
Interior Hose Diameter (In.)
2.5 in
Product Depth (in.)
17.75 in
Product Height (in.)
26.75 in
Product Width (in.)
17.75 in

Details

Accessories/Parts Included
Vac, 2-1/2 " x 7' Tug-A-Long Locking Hose with Dual-Flex, Two Extension Wands, Locking Utility Nozzle, Locking Wet Nozzle, Locking Car Nozzle, Qwik Lock Filter, Owners Manual
Air Volume (CFM)
144
Amperage (amps)
9
Color Family
Oranges/Peaches
Cord Length (ft.)
15
Filter Type
Cartridge
Floor Care Features
Built-In Accessory Storage,Casters
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Peak Horsepower
5.0
Product Weight (lb.)
22 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Safe For Use On
Auto Interior,Bare Floor,Carpet,Concrete,Laminate,Leather,Stairs,Tile,Upholstery,Vinyl,Wood
Vacuum Capacity (Gallons)
12
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Questions & Answers

is this shop vac loud

Asked by: bob
Hello bob, This vac is not as loud as the other vacs in the market. The noise rating is only 78 decibels. Not to mention it has the Scroll Noise reduction feature and and a sound dampening foam in the powerhead to reduce the noise. Thanks for asking! If you have further questions, please call us at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'd be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDVacs_CustomerCare
Date published: 2019-06-12

Do the casters lock so this vacuum won’t roll away on a slope?

Asked by: Jmstuff
No, but in my experience even the largest wet/dry vacuums lack a locking caster assembly.
Answered by: EJ
Date published: 2019-04-23

How do you put the feet on?

The “holes” have pegs on them, and they don’t come off.
Asked by: JM
Press in and then with screws
Answered by: Spiderman
Date published: 2019-04-23

Can this be used without a bag?

Can this be used without a bag?
Asked by: Jim
Hello Jim, Yes filter bags are optional for RIDGID wet/dry vacs. However, they are highly beneficial especially if you're picking up a lot of debris. Note that filter bags help with easy disposal of debris and they extend the life of the pleated paper filters. If you have further questions, you may call us at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com. Thanks, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDVacs_CustomerCare
Date published: 2019-02-24
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Customer Reviews

12 Gal. 5.0-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 244.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I can't believe this is considered a "Pro" shop vac. This is my first Rigid vacuum and I only bou... I can't believe this is considered a "Pro" shop vac. This is my first Rigid vacuum and I only bought it because I couldn't find a single shop vac that was even halfway decent. At least this one came with a few attachments and the 2 1/2" hose. The smaller hoses are useless but now almost every shop vac comes with a tiny 1 7/8" or even a utterly ridiculous 1 1/4" hose. I used to go with Craftsman but they're quality is garbage now too. Like everything now a days the word quality has little meaning to any manufacturer. Once you unbox this unit it gives off the impression of only "how cheap can we make it before people won't buy it"? The entire vacuum and hose are made of thin plastic that you can feel flexing. The hose is so cheap you can collapse it just by squeezing it and where it joins the end piece that attaches to the vacuum it looks and feels like it'll start leaking anytime. Its laughable when you read the website description and then actually see the Rigid line of shop vacs in person at the store.
Date published: 2019-05-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The unit is of sturdy construction, but I have not owned it for enough time to offer any other op... The unit is of sturdy construction, but I have not owned it for enough time to offer any other opinion on its dependability or durability. I awarded the vacuum with three stars because of Rigid’s failure to provide any means of dampening or redirecting the substantially powerful exhaust stream emitted from the back of the unit. Other manufacturers provide some type of cap or diverter so that the exhaust won’t stir up any dust/debris on the ground behind the vacuum. The cap/diverter also serves to limit the excessive noise that results from the unrestrained stream. Rigid sells an optional “muffler” attachment for this unit at a cost of about $10, said muffler being nothing but the exhaust diverter which should have been included with the machine. I purchased ShopVac products for years because of their dependability and sturdy build. Unfortunately ShopVac no longer sells products with the solid construction offered by the Rigid line.
Date published: 2019-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very well made vacuum, works better than expected. Easy to... Very well made vacuum, works better than expected. Easy to assemble. Would recommend.
Date published: 2019-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't beat it for the price I have several Ridgid shop vacs as well as more expensive industrial brands and bought this one for my place because the price is right. I have to say all Ridgid vacs I own have great suction. Fine dust such as drywall dust will clog the filters pretty quickly so you have to clean them off frequently during big jobs. This vacuum performs just as good as the other ridgid vacuums, so, for the price it can't be beaten. The hose clips are great. I wish my other vac that cost 13 times more $ came with hose clips like that. Perfect vacuum for household use or average jobsite debris and cleanup. My only complaint is that (although we are pretty hard on them) the casters on every Ridgid vacuum I ever had broke so always end up replacing them with better quality ones.
Date published: 2019-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Purchased for the purpose of gutter cleaning on a ranch... Purchased for the purpose of gutter cleaning on a ranch one story home. Exceeded our expectations for that. Purchased separately the gutter cleaning kit and one more tube connection for extra height. Really didn't need it though. The unit is not as loud as other ones I have had. The wet filter is not that durable. Flakes apart when cleaning it after use. Unit is kinda heavy, so not easy to pick up and move around since it doesn't roll on lawn very easily when full. The parts storage is pretty poor. They fall off during transport usually so I just got a plastic container to keep them in. Now I gotta lug that thing around along with it. The hose storage is ridiculously bad. You can only get one go around winding the hosing, so the rest of the hose has no where to go. Had to tie a string to the end of the hose and now I tie it to the hose that is secured on the lid of the unit. Shouldn't have to do that. Wouldn't have killed them to design the hose hinges another level higher to accommodate the rest of the hose. Only had it for a few weeks so cannot comment on durability. Performs well so far. I bought the pump too for draining the unit because we get flooded in the basement and that way I don't have to carry the filled unit up the outside steps or to a sink to dump the water. Lots of extra part available to enhance usage. Shipping was fast.
Date published: 2019-07-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Wheels are flimsy and fall off easily. Suction is subpar. But it is nice and compact and doesn'... Wheels are flimsy and fall off easily. Suction is subpar. But it is nice and compact and doesn't require a lot of storage space.
Date published: 2019-05-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The product height listed in the spec's (online) is 21.125". The actual assembled height is appr... The product height listed in the spec's (online) is 21.125". The actual assembled height is approximately 27". I have a low-clearance storage area, and need a vacuum that is 24.5" tall or less. I ordered this particular model specifically because of its low profile, and was very disappointed to have to return it. I don't know if this vac performs well. I assembled it. It was too tall (about 6" taller than spec'd). I returned it w/out ever turning it on.
Date published: 2019-06-11
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