Internet #307814581

Model # HD1200C

0648846024141

RIDGID

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

$ 98 94
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Product Overview

With power built for pros, the RIDGID 12 Gal. NXT wet dry vac helps you tackle even the toughest projects. More power, enhanced durability and an advanced design make this vac part of the most powerful line of wet dry vacs RIDGID has ever made. The 12 Gal. NXT vac includes the first ever 2-1/2 in. locking accessories. Just lock on the hose or wand and have no downtime from attachments coming apart. The 2-1/2 in. Dia. size resists clogs and makes cleaning large messes quick and easy. The hose fits neatly onboard and accessory storage space at the top of each caster gives you quick access to attachments. The blower port allows you to use the hose to blow leaves, grass clippings and more. The patented Qwik Lock Filter keeps everything secure and makes installing or removing your filter quick and easy. Replacement filter VF4000, VF7000, 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
  • 7 ft. tug a long lose has a locking connection that wont pull loose during use hose
  • 15 ft. power cord provides more reach and stores easily using cord wrap
  • Dual-flex hose feature gives 180° mobility at both hose ends and resists collapsing
  • Accepts high-efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean (size A - VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately)
  • Includes 2 extension wands, utility nozzle, car nozzle, wet nozzle, VF4000 filter and VF7000 wet filter
  • Wet filter adds protection for your vac during wet pickup by keeping water-borne debris out of the blower wheel; filter cleans easily with water and is washable and reusable
  • Peak horse power 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 #: HD1200C
Internet #: 307814581

With power built for pros, the RIDGID 12 Gal. NXT wet dry vac helps you tackle even the toughest projects. More power, enhanced durability and an advanced design make this vac part of the most powerful line of wet dry vacs RIDGID has ever made. The 12 Gal. NXT vac includes the first ever 2-1/2 in. locking accessories. Just lock on the hose or wand and have no downtime from attachments coming apart. The 2-1/2 in. Dia. size resists clogs and makes cleaning large messes quick and easy. The hose fits neatly onboard and accessory storage space at the top of each caster gives you quick access to attachments. The blower port allows you to use the hose to blow leaves, grass clippings and more. The patented Qwik Lock Filter keeps everything secure and makes installing or removing your filter quick and easy. Replacement filter VF4000, VF7000, 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
  • 7 ft. tug a long lose has a locking connection that wont pull loose during use hose
  • 15 ft. power cord provides more reach and stores easily using cord wrap
  • Dual-flex hose feature gives 180° mobility at both hose ends and resists collapsing
  • Accepts high-efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean (size A - VF3502 dust collection bags sold separately)
  • Includes 2 extension wands, utility nozzle, car nozzle, wet nozzle, VF4000 filter and VF7000 wet filter
  • Wet filter adds protection for your vac during wet pickup by keeping water-borne debris out of the blower wheel; filter cleans easily with water and is washable and reusable
  • Peak horse power 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
Interior Hose Diameter (In.)
2.5
Product Depth (in.)
17.75
Product Height (in.)
26.75 in
Product Width (in.)
17.75

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, Wet Foam Filter, Owners Manual
Air Volume (CFM)
144
Amperage (amps)
9.0
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
Product Weight (lb.)
22lb
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
Interior Hose Diameter (In.)
2.5
Product Depth (in.)
17.75
Product Height (in.)
26.75 in
Product Width (in.)
17.75

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, Wet Foam Filter, Owners Manual
Air Volume (CFM)
144
Amperage (amps)
9.0
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
Product Weight (lb.)
22lb
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 with Wet Filter is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 187.
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 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 5 out of 5 by from I needed a reasonably priced shop vac with disposable bag to deal with plaster dust. The vacuum ... I needed a reasonably priced shop vac with disposable bag to deal with plaster dust. The vacuum has worked well for that. The dust bags are not included but are available at the local H.D. store. Some assembly is required but is very easy. The instructions do not mention screwing the legs to the base, but the screws are included and should probably be used there.
Date published: 2019-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rigid wet/dry vacuum exceeded my expectations. Assembled and ready... The Rigid wet/dry vacuum exceeded my expectations. Assembled and ready to go in 5 minutes. The amount of vacuum it pulls is surprising. I did not expect it to pull that well. In spite of my abuse the unit endured what I could dish out.
Date published: 2019-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent wet/dry vac! The suction is amazing and we couldn't... Excellent wet/dry vac! The suction is amazing and we couldn't have gotten the water out of our basement without this vacuum. Looking forward to happier uses with it in the future!
Date published: 2019-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needed to replace an older Craftsman shop vac. Already have... Needed to replace an older Craftsman shop vac. Already have one smaller Rigid that has been terrific so purchased this larger unit. Love it. Would highly recommend this brand
Date published: 2019-06-18
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