This particular tool may not seems as exciting as a new anti-vibe hammer or a sweet high-tech cordless drill — until you’re trying to clean up the shop. We have one of these in our shop, and it makes quick work of whatever crap we’ve managed to fling everywhere.
It’s the first one we bought, and it’s been going strong for a couple of years now. Our guest in the last podcast said he’s been through a couple of different brands and keeps coming back to this one. What’s your experience been?
The pictured model is RIDGID’s model WD1245, which features a 5.0 peak HP motor, a 15′ cord, and an internal filter. It’s not overloaded fancy gimmicks — it’s just a good, solid vac.
Other things we love about ours: the hose locks into the vac base so you can drag it around via the hose, and all the accessories (pictured) store right on the base so you’ve always got them with you.
Street pricing hovers around $100, and of course you can always find them at your local Home Depot.