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Thru Cool 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit

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  • Includes: one-handed reciprocating saw
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Product Overview

The RIDGID 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw has a powerful 6 Amp, 3500 RPM motor for tough applications. It features innovative THRU COOL technology that allows air flow through the center of the motor and out the sides for more efficient cooling. This technology also offers 50% more power than the previous model.
  • California residents
  • Includes a R3031 reciprocating saw, wood-cutting reciprocating saw blade, contractor bag and operator's manual
  • On/off orbital action for cutting through a variety of material
  • Tri-beam LED for optimum illumination
  • Compact size for use in hard-to-reach areas
  • Hex grip enhanced micro texture for a secure grip and maximum user comfort
  • Tool-free blade change functionality for making changing blades faster and easier
  • Variable-speed 2-finger trigger for maximum speed control
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90-days of purchase (begins after the warranty period expires)
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Cordless/ CordedCordlessCordedCordlessCorded
Power Tool FeaturesKeyless Blade Change,Variable SpeedBag Included,Keyless Blade Change,Variable SpeedBag Included,Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Variable SpeedAdjustable Shoe,Case Included,Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change,Orbital Action,Variable Speed
Voltage (volts)0 12
Batteries IncludedNo Yes
Length Of Stroke.5 in.50 in.5 in1.25 in
Cuts ThroughWoodWoodMetal,PVC,WoodWood
Included AccessoriesBladesAllen Key/Wrench,Bag,BladesBagCase
ConditionNewNewNewNew
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3 in
Product Height (in.)
5 in
Product Width (in.)
16 in

Details

Amperage (amps)
6
Color Family
Orange
Condition
New
Construction Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Cord Length (ft.)
8
Corded Tool Type
Reciprocating Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Cuts Through
Wood
Included Accessories
Allen Key/Wrench,Bag,Blades
Length Of Stroke
.50 in
Power Source
Electric
Power Tool Features
Bag Included,Keyless Blade Change,Variable Speed
Product Weight (lb.)
5 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Strokes per Minute
3500
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase

Questions & Answers

26Questions40Answers

Whats the warranty?

Asked by Francisco October 9, 2020
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Great question Francisco! The RIDGID Thru Cool 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit R3031comes with a standard 3 Year Warranty and is eligible for the Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase. I hope this helps and thanks for asking! - Eve

Does One need to lubricate the saw?

Asked by Dk August 7, 2020
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Hello Dk, Thanks for your interest in the RIDGID R3031 Thru Cool 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit. All of the bearings in this product are lubricated with a sufficient amount of high grade lubricant for the life of the unit under normal operating conditions. Therefore, no further lubrication is required. - Eve

in the manual it states (page 7) under Warning it's not to be used for pruning or with a pruning...

Asked by Anne July 9, 2020
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Anne, Thank you for contacting us about the RIDGID Thru Cool 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit. That is correct, this is not designed to work with pruning blades. You would have to purchase a tool designed for pruning. Thank you, JJ

Can this cut thru a 2x6? Or would it struggle

Asked by RJ July 4, 2020
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RJ, Thank you for contacting us concerning the RIDGID Thru Cool 6 Amp 1-Handed Orbital Reciprocating Saw Kit. You may use this product for the purposes listed below:  Cutting all types of wood products (lumber, plywood, paneling, composition board, and hard wood)  Cutting masonite and plastic  Cutting drywall  Cutting metals such as sheet steel, pipe, steel rods, aluminum, brass, and copper SELECTING BLADES Selecting the correct type of blade is important in order to obtain the best performance from the saw. Select the blade based on the application and on the material you wish to cut. Selecting the right blade will give you a smoother, faster cut and prolong the life of the blade. Blades with fewer teeth, 10 teeth per inch (TPI) are typically used for cutting wood, while blades with more teeth are better for cutting metal or plastic. We recommend 14 TPI for plastics and soft metals and 18 TPI for hard metals. Thank you, JJ

Does this saw have blade storage.

Asked by Don April 22, 2019
6
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Hello Don, Thanks for your question. No it does not have blade storage.

Is this model a brushless model I don't see the brushes as with mine that now after a few months ...

Asked by Bruce October 11, 2018
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My Ridgid model R3031 has a universal 120 VAC motor which has a commutated armature using brushes. The brushes are not accessible for servicing by the user without disassembly of the saw..

Can I use this to cut a drywall without damaging the edges? and what kind of blade? Thanks

Asked by Ryan August 18, 2018
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of course, yes. The finish of the cut will certainly depend on what blade you use so using a "ripping" blade to cut sheet rock will undoubtedly leave you with a rough cut. If you need a very smooth and fine cut in sheet rock, 1 - tape up the edge of your cut with painters tape 2 - you will need to take your time with the cut 3 - use a very fine tooth blade like that used for cutting sheet metal. Just for the record, using a razor blade knife with a straight edge would be my choice for cutting sheet rock, not a sawzall.

Old metal fence. Will this cut the pipes? If so, what is the best brand of blade to use?

Asked by Gary July 17, 2018
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this saw uses any of the standard reciprocating saw blades. The blades I find most useful for wood, metal, pvc, etc. are all of the freud or diablo brands as they tend to last longer especially cutting metals.

can I use this to cut a aluminum track for sliding door hardware? if yes what kind of blade I need to use? Thanks for answer.

Asked by Ryan July 11, 2018
5
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Yes, fine tooth metal blade will work best and leave smoother edges

does this model have a rotating head?

Asked by Nick April 27, 2018
5
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No

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I had a Kobalt that lasted 10 years and hundreds of jobs, it failed when the shaft broke. I saw the Rigid and the service warranty and it looked exactly like the Kobalt. So I bought this and noticed it getting hot on the first use. The gear box started getting hot on the second use. On the fourth use it got hot on both ends and then stopped and started making an electrical sound with no motion the motor got stuck. So I took it back and considered another single handed one but after looking and the shelves were bare of other single handed sawsalls I decided to walk away and wait until the other builders supply I use gets in a new shipment of the 1 handed Kobalts. Probably the same tool any way just a different color. If Milwaukee had a single handed corded one I might get that one.
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Exactly what it says, one handed operation, especially in tight spaces where other hand is needed.
Exactly what it says, one handed operation, especially in tight spaces where other hand is needed.
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After my air saw kept stalling on automative panels I decided to get something more robust. I bou...
After my air saw kept stalling on automative panels I decided to get something more robust. I bought 24 teeth per inch with it and I'm very happy with it very little burring.
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This RECIPROCATING SAW is cheaper then the others plus its size and form helps to have a better grip and is easier to cut trhu everything I recommend this saw more than any other
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Great saw! This is my second one since I failed...
Great saw! This is my second one since I failed to register my first. This one is registered so that I have the life time warranty. I think the original one just needs new brushes. I do highly recommend it.
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The saw was ready to go right out of the...
The saw was ready to go right out of the box, one handed operation makes it very easy to use.
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This tool is easy to use and handle. But still strong for its size. I’m impressed.
This tool is easy to use and handle. But still strong for its size. I’m impressed.
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it seems to work as expected...
it seems to work as expected
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Great saw used on some bushes and old nice size...
Great saw used on some bushes and old nice size branches. Also very affordable. Great for DIY!
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Absolutely love it!!
Absolutely love it!!
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