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12 Gal. 6.0-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum with Detachable Blower, Two Additional Filters and Premium Car Cleaning Kit

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  • 2 tools in one with its powerful, detachable hand-held blower
  • Auto cleaning kit includes all tools needed for auto detailing
  • Features the RIDGID lifetime warranty
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Product Overview

RIDGID Power. RIDGID Durability.

RIDGID Power. RIDGID Durability.

RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacs are expertly engineered to provide the power and durability to help you clean up any mess.

CAR CLEANING

CAR CLEANING

The vac and accessories are specifically designed for cleaning and detailing vehicles.

LIFETIME WARRANTY

LIFETIME WARRANTY

Backed by RIDGID’s industry leading lifetime warranty, buy with confidence knowing our vacs are built to last.

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

Includes hose, two wands, utility nozzle, wet nozzle, car nozzle, blowing wand, 3 standard filters, dust bag, and the Premium Auto Detailing Kit.

ACCESSORY STORAGE

ACCESSORY STORAGE

Built-in tool storage securely stores your accessories. Store up to seven accessories.

CORD STORAGE

CORD STORAGE

20 ft. power cord stores easily using cord wrap.

AUTO DETAILING KIT

AUTO DETAILING KIT

Included Auto-Detailing Kit provides you with premium accessories specifically designed for efficient vehicle cleaning.

Capacity

Capacity

12 gallon capacity for large messes.

Accessory Size

Accessory Size

This vac is compatible with 2-1/2 in. accessories. Some included accessories and hoses are 1-1/4 in. compatible.

Pick-up Power CFM

Pick-up Power CFM

CFM - The airflow rating of the vac. This is a high performance Wet/Dry Vac.

Filtration

Filtration

1-layer filtration captures general debris.

20 ft. power cord provides MAX reach.

Cord Length

20 ft. power cord provides MAX reach.

Hose Length

Hose Length

This vac has multiple hoses combining for 17 feet in reach.

Part of the most powerful line of vacuums RIDGID has ever made. The RIDGID 12 Gal. NXT vacuum with detachable blower is a slim vac and unmatched in value - with the benefit of 2 tools in 1. RIDGID's high performance 6.0-peak horsepower motor is engineered for the Pro who needs more power and highest performance. This vac also includes a premium auto cleaning detail kit with convenient tools for auto-detailing and additional cartridge filters. Replacement filters: VF4000 and Size A VF3502 Dust Collection Bags.
  • High performance 6.0 peak horsepower NXT vac for heavy-duty cleanup
  • Offers 2 tools in 1 with powerful detachable emission free blower
  • Includes premium car cleaning accessories
  • Included hose adapters allow you to connect included hoses for extended reach
  • 20 ft. power cord
  • 2-pack standard filter included for optimal filtration
  • Dedicated storage spaces for the power cord, hose and 7 accessories
  • Includes 2-1/2 in. x 7 ft. tug-a-long dual-flex locking hose, 2 extension wands, a utility nozzle, a car nozzle, a wet nozzle, locking blowing wand, 3 standard VF4000 cartridge filters, 1 size A VF3502 dust bag, 1-1/4 in. x 10 ft. hose, soft bristle brush, stiff bristle brush, flexible crevice tool, claw nozzle and adapters
  • Peak horsepower 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 to Register your RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuum
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Specifications

Dimensions

Hose Diameter (in)
2.5 in
Hose Length (ft.)
7 ft
Peak Horsepower (php)
6
Product Depth (in.)
29.9 in
Product Height (in.)
25.5 in
Product Width (in.)
18.6 in

Details

Air Volume (CFM)
143
Amperage (amps)
10
Blower Port
Included
Color Family
Oranges/Peaches
Cord Length (ft.)
20
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Debris Type
Dust Mites,General Debris,Pollens,Sawdust
Filter Type
Cartridge
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Power Source
Electric
Product Weight (lb.)
22 lb
Recommended Surfaces
Auto Interior,Bare Floor,Carpet,Concrete,Hardwood Floors,Laminate,Leather,Stairs,Tile,Upholstery,Vinyl,Wood
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Vacuum Maximum Capacity (Gallons)
12 gal
Voltage (volts)
120 V
Wet/Dry Attachment & Accessory Type
Vacuum Nozzle

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Customer Reviews

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  • 83% recommend this product
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Very cheap motor
We use this vac for light work for about a week and it works well enough. Then we used it as a blower for about a day blowing leaves in to piles. By the end of the day it sound like it had a motor brush going bad. We do most of our own repairs on tools. When I took it apart the brush housing had warped. As I did an inspection on the motor I noticed the fan had been rubbing on the windings and discovered the windings are aluminum that has a copper coating. This motor wouldn't have lasted very long. Very poor design for a motor.
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    Easy to assemble. Extra usable equipment for all circumstances, auto,...
    Easy to assemble. Extra usable equipment for all circumstances, auto, home, work, ect. Built to last.
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    Great Shop Vacuum, Poorly Designed Car Hose
    Waited for this kit to go on sale. Highly recommend the shop vac! Purchased this kit mainly for the Car Cleaning Kit, which made cleaning pethair from textured carpet in my truck a breeze. Hose is like new, under a year old only used 4 times till accessory nozzle tip fitting broke off from hose. Poorly designed nozzle cuppling, had high hopes for this hose since it’s flexible, doesn’t scuff the interior, and moves easily as you navigate tight spots in a vehicle.
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    Response from RIDGIDFeb 8, 2021
    Hello tabby,

    Thanks for writing a review and we’re sorry to know your disappointment about the product. Please note that the end hose adapter is removable and can be attached by rotating the adapter back to the hose counter clockwise. If your need further assistance, you may call us at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be glad to assist you.

    Thanks,
    RIDGID Ridgid
      I have been impressed with this shop/vac. I have used it to vacuum the car, the house and odd spo...
      I have been impressed with this shop/vac. I have used it to vacuum the car, the house and odd spots on the outside of the house. For the car, the attachments did a good job of getting into all the cracks as well as the main body of the carpet. For the house, it was the same. Where I have found this really useful is vacuuming out the vents and drains on the outside of the house. It gets all the leaves, rocks and debris which keeps the vents and drains open. For the blower part, this works well, I have a gas blower and so I can’t see using the blower of the shop vac but for someone without a separate blower, this would be a good option. It comes with a lot of attachments and extra bags. It seems like a good product for a good value. The cord is long, and the vacuum is powerful. The only drawback I see is choosing which attachment to use (which isn’t really a drawback). The attachments all fit on the caddie somewhere which is convenient.
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      Holy overachieving shop vacs! I'm impressed! This RIDGID NXT (model HD1260) 12 gallon, 6.0 peak H...
      Holy overachieving shop vacs! I'm impressed! This RIDGID NXT (model HD1260) 12 gallon, 6.0 peak HP, wet/dry vac with detachable blower came with nearly everything I needed to get to work. Sure there are a few extras I want to get, for example, a muffler/diffuser, but the accessories required for general use are all included. In true RIDGID fashion, all the hoses and nozzles lock together so nothing pops apart while vacuuming. For our basement 12 gallons was just the right size, and 6-peak HP is a lot of suction! I’m also really pleased with storage on the vac, which was well thought out. Between the powerhead’s chord storage, the accessory caddy, and storage on the casters, everything can be neatly organized. And there’s still one spot left for another accessory nozzle. While the 20’ power cable, which is likely added for purposes of the blower, is still too short to blow our entire patio clean, it’s an added benefit to the shop vac... it’s like having a built in extension chord. The detachable blower/powerhead isn’t something I expected to use; however, it’s pretty convenient to have as a backup. Since the blower doesn’t have an adjustable speed trigger (it’s a switch so either on or off), it provides the exhaust of the 6-peak HP vac motor at full throttle (143 CFM). It’s good for small jobs like ridding the patio of maple helicopters and cleaning the driveway. The powerhead/blower weighs about 8 lbs and that includes the chord. With the typical RIDGID lifetime warranty and everything that comes with it, this vac/blower is a winner in my book!
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      7 people found this helpful
      My floor care people have used the Ridgid 12 gal vac for a couple years. They use it to suck up w...
      My floor care people have used the Ridgid 12 gal vac for a couple years. They use it to suck up wax stripper and wax off of a VCT floor. Although it needs to cleaned after every use, because the product dries and will clog everything, it never ever fails to deliver! Once a week, this vacuum takes a beating and comes back swinging. Besides the attachments shown, there are more available and at a reasonable price. Leaf blower? Can not wait to try that out.
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      I really enjoy this 12 GAL. 6.0-PEAK HP NXT WET/DRY VAC WITH DETACHABLE BLOWER. It comes with ev...
      I really enjoy this 12 GAL. 6.0-PEAK HP NXT WET/DRY VAC WITH DETACHABLE BLOWER. It comes with everything you need to get started, including hose, 7 accessories and a bag. With the large container, it's great for getting leaves without having to empty all the time like smaller models. It comes with casters so moving it around your work area it a breeze. The other great thing about this is its Full lifetime warranty against material defects and workmanship.
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      2 people found this helpful
      I received this vacuum to build a dust collection cart for my shop. I have another Ridgid shop b...
      I received this vacuum to build a dust collection cart for my shop. I have another Ridgid shop back in the garage that’s lasted you for years and I expect this one to do the same. The motor isn’t too loud and the suction is excellent. It’s really a brilliant idea as well to add the blower feature. I’ve done it in the past with hooking up the hose to the outlet on the back of the vacuum but it’s never quite the same. This leaf blower attachment puts out a ton of their air and will easily move the biggest pile of leaves. You never think somebody was going to be able to make an improvement to just a plain old vacuum but I think Ridgid come up with a great idea here. The clip on tools is great as well allows you to pull the vacuum around the shop without continuously unplugging the hose.
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          Size great but not enough MPH on the blower
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          Response from RIDGIDOct 10, 2021
          Hello HomeDepotCustomer, Thanks for writing a review and we're sorry to have learned your disappointment. While a lot of users are happy with the performance of this vac and we're not certain what job you're using the vac for, you may need a vac with stronger blowing power. You may return the product to Home Depot for an exchange following their return policy. If you have questions or you need assistance in finding the vac suitable for your needs, you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID Ridgid
          • Verified Purchase
          Worked as I expected. Most excellent...
          Worked as I expected. Most excellent
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            Good vac great value w included accessory kit. Love me...
            Good vac great value w included accessory kit. Love me some rigid!
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              Rating provided by a verified purchaser
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                Great Vac / Great Blower
                The detachable blower on this vaccuum is amazingly easy to use, quiet and blows a lot of air for yard cleanup. This is a true 2 use tool.
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                After about the 4th or 5th use it started smelling...
                After about the 4th or 5th use it started smelling badly and lost all suction. There are black plastic filings that are coming from the vent ports. Something internally seems to have failed. I need to initiate the return/replacement policy to try and get it replaced but at this moment it did not live up to my expectations at all.
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                Response from RIDGIDSep 23, 2021
                Hello CK21, Thanks for writing a review and we're sorry to have learned your disappointment. We can assure you it's not typical on our product, but if you purchased the vac from Home Depot, you may return within the first 90 days or you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID Ridgid
                  Good product but big for my application. I exchanged...
                  Good product but big for my application. I exchanged it for the 4-gal. version, which has similar power in a smaller package.
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                    Excellent! Works extremely well!...
                    Excellent! Works extremely well!
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                        Just what I wanted, nice...
                        Just what I wanted, nice
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                                Strong and versatile,...
                                Strong and versatile,
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                                      so far works great; Just what I needed....
                                      so far works great; Just what I needed.
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                                            Love it Power is great...
                                            Love it Power is great
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