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18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver (Tool Only)

  • SubCompact design is ideal for tight spaces
  • Brushless motor delivers 425 in./lbs. of torque
  • Free Parts and Service for Life with Registration
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Product Overview

Powerful

Powerful

Engineered to deliver maximum performance.

Durable

Durable

Built to handle whatever the jobsite throws your way.

Professsional

Professional

Designed for the pro who demands more from their tools.

Lifetime Service Agreement

Liftetime Service Agreement

Our Liftetime Service Agreement gives you piece of mind knowing your purchase is covered. Look for the badge when purchasing.

Free Parts. Free Service. For Life.

Free Parts. Free Service. For Life.

When registered within 90 days of purchase on select tools and kits.

Best-In-Class Performance.

Best-In-Class Performance.

RIDGD Power Tools are engineered to outperform, consistently creating best-in-class lineup of tools.

100% 18V Compatibility RIDGID

100% 18V Compatibility RIDGID

All 18V Power Tools are compatible with all 18V batteries, including OCTANE batteries.

Lithium Ion Batteries

LIthium Ion Batteries

Lithium Ion Batteries – Top grade Lithium cells give you max power and life

Hex Grip

Hex Grip

Designed for maximum control and comfort

Lifetime Service Agreement

Lifetime Service Agreement

Upon registration within the first 90 days of purchase

Best-In-Class

Best-In-Class

designed to deliver more

Buy with confidence with our 90 day no-risk satisfaction guarantee.

90 Day Satisfaction Guaranteed

Buy with confidence with our 90 day no-risk satisfaction guarantee.

Cordless Convenience

Cordless Convenience

Enjoy working tangle-free

RIDGID introduces the 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 in. Hammer Drill/Driver (Tool Only). This model is 30% less weight and 30% more compact with optimized ergonomics. The 1/2 in. single-sleeve ratcheting chuck holds bits tight and secure. The integrated Brushless Motor Technology delivers more runtime, more power, and longer motor life. The 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 in. Hammer Drill/Driver delivers 425 in./lbs. of torque and 0-450/0-1,700 RPM. This tool is backed by the Industry's Only Lifetime Service Agreement, simply register within 90 days of purchase for FREE Parts, FREE Service, For LIFE. The 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver includes a driving bit, a belt clip, (2) screws, and an operator's manual. Battery and charger sold separately.
  • Brushless motor technology delivers more runtime, more power, and longer motor life
  • This SubCompact model is 30% lighter weight and 30% more compact in comparison to RIDGID R86116 Brushless 1/2 in. Hammer Drill/Driver
  • Includes a hammer mode setting on the integrated clutch for concrete drilling
  • 24 position clutch ring for ultimate precision when driving
  • Reversible belt hook and bit holder apply to either side for additional customization
  • LED light illuminates the workspace
  • This hammer drill has a 1/2 in. single-sleeve ratcheting chuck
  • 100% Compatible: Works with all RIDGID 18V Batteries, Tools, and Chargers
  • Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R8711 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver with driving bit, belt clip, bit holder, (2) screws, and operator's manual
  • Battery and charger sold separately
  • RIDGID: Powerful. Durable. Professional.






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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.5 in
Product Height (in.)
8 in
Product Width (in.)
2.25 in

Details

Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
18-volt
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Blows per Minute (BPM)
28000
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Chuck Size
1/2 In.
Chuck Type
Keyless
Color Family
Orange
Condition
New
Cordless Tool Type
Hammer Drill
Cordless/ Corded
Cordless
Drill/ Driver Type
Hammer Drill/ Driver
Included
Belt Clip,Bit Holder,Blades
Maximum Speed (RPM)
1750 RPM
Motor Type
Brushless
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Power Tool Features
Keyless Chuck,LED Light,Variable Speed
Product Weight (lb.)
2.16 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Voltage (volts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement

Questions & Answers

5Questions9Answers

How many foot/pounds of torque does this drill have?

Asked by ppsinoia April 10, 2021
1
Answer

ppsinoia, thank you for your interest in the RIDGID 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver Kit with (1) 2.0 Ah Battery, Charger, and Bag. he 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 in. Hammer Drill/Driver delivers 425 in./lbs. of torque and 0-450/0-1,700 RPM. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RIDGID Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-866-539-1710 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

Is this variable speed

Asked by Pete February 5, 2021
1
Answer

Pete, thank you for your interest in the RIDGID 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver. Yes! the trigger switch on this Hammer Drill is a variable speed trigger. This means that the speed varies based on how much you are pulling the trigger. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RIDGID Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-866-539-1710 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

Does this have a mechanical clutch or electronic chuck?

Asked by Notvalid January 28, 2021
2
Answers

Mechanical

Hi, wondering if the chuck is plastic or metal?

Asked by Jb December 14, 2020
4
Answers

Plastic grip over a metal chuck.

do they have hard case for this drill?

Asked by Myard December 1, 2020
1
Answer

Hello Myard, Thanks for your interest in the RIDGID 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver Kit with (1) 2.0 Ah Battery, Charger, and Bag R8711KSBN. We do not have a hard case for this drill. Thanks for asking! - Eve

Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
    out of 58 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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This is RIDGID’s subcompact brushless 18-Volt hammer drill. It takes bits up to ½ inch. This part...
This is RIDGID’s subcompact brushless 18-Volt hammer drill. It takes bits up to ½ inch. This particular package does not include the lithium-ion battery or charger. I already had three RIDGID 18-volt batteries and charger. All RIFGID power tools come with a lifetime service agreement. This drill is smaller and subcompact, but it performs the same as the regular size model.
by JT
Excellent drill! I am super impressed with this drill. It is much smaller than a regular drill of...
Excellent drill! I am super impressed with this drill. It is much smaller than a regular drill of similar torque abilities. When you look at it you wouldn't expect the power that it produces; but it is super powerful. The 2 speeds is very nice to have along with the torque limit settings. I tested this on some concrete and it worked magnificently! Its well built and durable. If this thing had a handle it would be perfect. Mind you, its not your industrial drill, but for average jobs, this will do what you need it to.
by Morgan
This Ridgid 18V subcompact brushless 1/2 inch hammer drill/driver is a qualify product, like all ...
This Ridgid 18V subcompact brushless 1/2 inch hammer drill/driver is a qualify product, like all of Ridgid's product line. This really works great when needing to drill into a cement wall or ceiling. You get a lifetime warranty on their products if you register them within the first 90 days. Not many companies give you that anymore. Nice that it comes without the battery and charger as an option, as we already have the Ridgit multi material power handsaw that fits this model drill and uses the same battery and charger.
by LCF1
Another Ridgid quality tool. will do everything. I got it to drill concrete and rocks and itt wor...
Another Ridgid quality tool. will do everything. I got it to drill concrete and rocks and itt works quite well' It takes longer to drill concrete and rocks then a Hilti dose, but a lot less money. Good tool for a home owner as it is lighter then regular drills. Can be used for regular drilling and hammer drilling. I'm using it now to install hooks and hang pictures.
by SuperPaul
I found it interesting that the RIDGID 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless SubCompact 1/2 inch...
I found it interesting that the RIDGID 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless SubCompact 1/2 inch Hammer Drill did not come with a battery and a charger. I guess the vendor tried to keep the cost down and the package small. It does not make sense to me since when you get a power tool and without having the power and it became a waste of time. I end up search online to find the required battery separately. That was with additional shipping costs and more. Based on the spec, this 2-speed, 400 lb of torque drill is more can capable of everyday use. It came with a LED light for use in low light conditions.
by Typicaldude
Ridgid 18v Sub Compact 1/2” Brushless Hammer Drill/Driver, Tool Only, battery and charger not inc...
Ridgid 18v Sub Compact 1/2” Brushless Hammer Drill/Driver, Tool Only, battery and charger not included, is 30% lighter and 30% more compact than typical drill. It’s the perfect portable drill! You must already have a Ridgid 18v battery to be able to use this drill. All Ridgid battery tools will work with any Ridgid battery. Here are the most important features; 1) Brushless Motor, which means power is delivered depending on the job being done. The tool senses when to exert more or less power. This means drill delivers more run time, more power, and longer motor life. 2) Hammer Mode, with integrated clutch setting for concrete drilling. 3) 24 Position Clutch Ring for ultimate precision when drilling or driving. 4) All metal gears for extended durability and life. 5) Reversing Belt Hook and Bit Holder. Can be applied to either side of drill, as desired. 6) LED Light that illuminates the workspace. 7) 3 Year Limited Warranty on the drill and Lifetime Warranty on parts and service, but requires registration. This is a very versatile drill, buy with confidence. See pics below.
by steveco52
Wow! What an exceptional hammer drill. It does what hammer drill/drivers are supposed to do. But ...
Wow! What an exceptional hammer drill. It does what hammer drill/drivers are supposed to do. But I'm most impressed with the not the belt clip, but the bit holder. This bit holder is awesome and I've never seen one that was so versatile. I love that it's dynamic. Great torque. I had no problem drilling or screwing in nails. There is a lifetime warranty that im sure will come into play with heavy use. I am thoroughly enjoying it. I do wish there was a magnet tray.
by MichaelA
The Ridgid 18 volt subcompact, brushless 1/2 inch chuck, hammer drill/driver (tool only) arrived ...
The Ridgid 18 volt subcompact, brushless 1/2 inch chuck, hammer drill/driver (tool only) arrived quickly, well secured and intact. I ordered it because I have several Ridgid 18 volt tools and batteries and because Ridgid quality has always been good since my first Ridgid pipe wrench in 1969. I like the 18 volt system. The specific feature is the subcompact size. It can fit into tight spaces and still deliver the needed power because it has a brushless motor. I use it in all my projects. The quality is excellent, easy to use. It's working out as planned, I like it a lot.
by Fixer2
RIDGID 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver Wow this sub compact drill is great. ...
RIDGID 18V SubCompact Brushless 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver Wow this sub compact drill is great. It has the led light and adjustable clutch along with a belt clip, bit and bit holder they can be installed for either a right handed person or even a left handed person. I tested this drill with a 4ah battery and its full of power. The hammer drill feature works great too I drilled straight through a 1-inch block and in quick form. This drill would be great for the average home owner and on the construction site. I would recommend this drill to anyone.
by Coffeemanrr
this is my first time using or owning a brushless drill. i'm very impressed with this Ridged 1/2 ...
this is my first time using or owning a brushless drill. i'm very impressed with this Ridged 1/2 inch compact hammer drill. the motor sounds much different when you pull the trigger then that of a brush type cordless tool. . the unit the same size and about the 1/8 to 1/4 less in weight as the Ridgid R86008 1/2 inch vsr cordless drill. the new drill rated at the same spec in torque and rpm. plus has the drill hammer built in to drill holes using a mason bit in cement. the clutch setting the same on both drills at 22. plus a drill setting but this model also has a hammer drilling setting on there dial and both are reversible. but to me this brushless unit seems to run smoother and not because it brand new. the unit has a keyless chuck ,variable speed switch trigger,low and high speed switch,built in led light in the base . I have used it to drill hard 1 1/2 inch oak wood and cement cinder block for testing it was breeze .also driven drywall screws and assortment of other type screws with no problems at all. I used my Ridgid 1.5-AH-Battery also my 4 -AH- Battery while testing this drill. it work just as hard using both and seem just as well balanced. the drill felt well balanced and would be no problem to use all day long . if I could rate this Drill higher I would of given it a 12
by renovation
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