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16 Gal. 6.5-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum with Detachable Blower, Filter, Hose and Accessories

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  • Two tools in one with its powerful, detachable hand-held blower
  • Built with RIDGID’s most powerful motor & largest capacity drum
  • Features the RIDGID lifetime warranty
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Part of the most powerful line of wet dry vacs RIDGID has ever made, the RIDGID 16 Gal. NXT vac with detachable blower is sleeker than ever and unmatched in value - with all the specs of the 16 Gal. NXT vac and the bonus of 2 tools in 1. Detach the powerhead, attach the blower wand and you have a powerful leaf blower that out performs the most dedicated in the market at 190 MPH. The 6.5 peak horsepower motor is RIDGID's highest-rated motor engineered for the pro who needs the most power and highest performance. The 16 Gal. NXT wet/dry vacuum includes the first ever 2-1/2 in. locking accessories that lock onto a wand or hose which means no downtime from attachments coming apart. The lid houses a consolidated hose storage and accessory storage keeps your tools securely on hand. Replacement filter VF4000 and Size A VF3502 Dust Collection Bags sold separately.
  • Maximum power 6.5 peak horsepower NXT vac for heavy-duty cleanup
  • Offers 2 tools in 1 with powerful detachable emission free blower for convenient blowing of debris
  • 2-piece heavy-duty drum construction offers lasting durability
  • 2-1/2 in. diameter locking accessories secures your hose to your wands to your floor tools, so nothing falls off in use
  • 20 ft. power cord provides the most reach and stores easily using cord wrap
  • Storage features include: hose storage that keeps hose neat and secure when stowing or transporting, tool storage caddy securely stores the attached accessories even when lifting and emptying the drum
  • 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
  • 4-swivel casters provide 360° movement
  • Caster feet fit and store both 1-7/8 in. and 2-1/2 in. diameter 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 and a standard filter VF4000
  • Patented Qwik Lock filter snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning without any tools
  • Accepts RIDGID filter VF4200 and size A VF3502 dust collection bags
  • 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
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Specifications

Dimensions

Hose Diameter (in)
2.5 in
Hose Length (ft.)
7 ft
Peak Horsepower (php)
6.5
Product Depth (in.)
22.9 in
Product Height (in.)
25.5 in
Product Width (in.)
20.7 in

Details

Air Volume (CFM)
161
Amperage (amps)
12
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.)
27.5 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)
16 gal
Voltage (volts)
120 V
Wet/Dry Attachment & Accessory Type
Vacuum Nozzle

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
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  • 89% recommend this product
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2nd time using vacuum on small house project and the on off switch will not keep vacuum off. I have to unplug otherwise it turns on by itself.
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Response from RIDGIDNov 19, 2021
Hello Frustratin, Thanks for writing a review and we're sorry to have learned about your issue. This is not typicla on our vacuum. Please return to Home Depot within the first 90 days of purchase and make sure you have the sales receipt or any proof of purchase. If you have questions, 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
    Solid shop vac for the price !
    Great Wet/dry vac all around!! The cord coming in at 20 feet was a huge plus as it stores away with a breeze. Storage mount for all the attachments is adequate and the hose tucks away cleanly. I blower is strong for what it is and happy with the suction power of the 6.5 motor. The Model # HD1600 comes with multiple attachments but I also purchased the Premium Car Cleaning Accessory Kit because I recently got a new truck and it is helping me keep it clean! The attachments hooked right up the existing hoses that added some extra length to the hose with no loss of suction. It is a great add-on for this unit if you are into detailing your vehicle as it the vacuum moves freely with 360° movement. I am very happy with this shop vac and would recommend it to friends.
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      Powerful Shop Vacuum
      Just picked it up on 4/6/20 and so far it's a great shop vac. Lots of power and the detachable leaf blower is impressive. The power cord is nice and long. Assembly was easy. I coupled this vac with a Dustopper Dust collector, also from Home Depot. These 2 products work surprisingly well together. The Dustopper's 5 gallon bucket was chucked full but the Rigid Shop Vac canister only contained a very minimal amount of dust. Hopefully, this will relieve the stress on the Shop Vac motor when I use it as a dust collector on my table saw, router table, jointer and sanders. The only con so far is the attachment holder doesn't stay in place very well.
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        vac and blower
        love the blower feature! its a shop vac and a blower what more can you ask for. its not the best blower but it gets the job done. I'm more then pleased with it.
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          5 people found this helpful
          Great vac. Quieter than previous one. Amazing power. Use as central vac. Replace older Rigid due ...
          Great vac. Quieter than previous one. Amazing power. Use as central vac. Replace older Rigid due to slight over heating odor after more than four years use as central vac. New vac has more power and less noise. This is our sixth Rigid shop vac. All perform well. Inlet allowing disposable bags use makes emptying quick easy and hardly any mess. Very satisfied.
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          5 people found this helpful
          Solid built product
          Solid built product
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          3 people found this helpful
          I have owned few different wet and dry vacs in the past and this is already my favorite. The gene...
          I have owned few different wet and dry vacs in the past and this is already my favorite. The general size if really nice. It is short and fat which I find much better for storing the vac and it never feels like it is topping over if you get hung up on the wires. I think the drain plug is a great feature instead of trying to pour out 16 gallons of liquid. All of the attachments, and there are plenty, store nicely on the vac. I love the feature for the detachable blower. I don't recommend it as a dedicated leaf blower though, it just isn't strong enough. It is great to blow the saw dust out of your workspace though. I was able to move around some leaves but only for short distances. It would take you longer than to just rake the leaves at that point but it was great for clearing of the driveway. This is a great vac!
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          6 people found this helpful
          RIDGID is the Cadillac of wet/dry vacuums. I've had one that has worked flawlessly for over 20 ye...
          RIDGID is the Cadillac of wet/dry vacuums. I've had one that has worked flawlessly for over 20 years and this new model is another fine example. This is a feature packed shop tool with a host of attachments, all of which can be stored on the canister platform. Its vacuum is powerful and it is very quiet compared to the older model. The detachable blower is just a breeze to take off and clear the work area. There is a nice long electrical cord so you can move around the whole room. The vacuum hose and attachments have a retainer that locks them in place so no more problems with the hose or attachments coming apart while in use. Another example of excellent design and execution by RIDGID. You won't be disappointed with this vacuum. Get one.
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          7 people found this helpful
          This is an impressive unit. The wet-dry vacuum canister is very large and heavy rigid plastic. Th...
          This is an impressive unit. The wet-dry vacuum canister is very large and heavy rigid plastic. The cord is a durable and pretty long. The vacuum sucks really well and the attachment tools are excellent. The tools are easy to slide on and off the vacuum. The thing that sets this apart is the detachable blower. They have it pictured doing leaves outside. I would say that is probably isnt the best for that. I would assume it might be better for smaller jobs like cleaning off a porch or blowing leaves from the garage. I don't think it would be great at doing an entire yard. Its very squat and wheels are a pain to get on. The cord reel is useful but, I wish it was retractable. Great quality and I would definitely buy again.
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          7 people found this helpful
          After decades of service by my old Ridgid shop vac, it was time to upgrade. While it still works ...
          After decades of service by my old Ridgid shop vac, it was time to upgrade. While it still works fine, as I start doing more woodworking, I wanted something with more power to collect the dust. A true dust collection system is not in the budget at this time, and I'm still moving tools around. This 6.5 hp Ridgid vac will serve quite nicely. The hose and tubes that lock on this new vac make it easy to move around the shop, and the increased power provides noticeably more suction. The tool holder is much improved as well. Looking forward to using this new vac in my shop.
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