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RIDGID 45.5 Litre (12 Gal.) 5 Peak HP Wet Dry Vacuum

Model # WD1270|Store SKU # 1000685195

Overview

Model # WD1270 Store SKU # 1000685195

This RIDGID 45.5 Litre (12 Gallon) High Performance Wet Dry Vacuum has a large drum capacity and provides powerful suction for wet or dry messes on the jobsite, at home, or the shop. The 5 peak horsepower motor with patented Scroll Noise Reduction delivers the suction power necessary to handle tough clean-up chores yet is quiet compared to other vacs. This shop vacuum's 45.5 litre (12 gallon) drum is equipped with an oversized drain opening that allows for quick liquid removal, making disposal more convenient than dumping. The 2-1/2 in. (6.4 cm) by 7 ft. (2.1 m) Dual-Flex Locking Hose provides uninterrupted cleaning, making the clean up of messes quick and easy. It features the patented tool-less Qwik Lock Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy, and secure. Integrated hose hook and on-board accessory holders keep everything together for storage or transport. Accommodates all RIDGID 2-1/2 inch. (6.4 cm) diameter accessories.

  1. Includes VF4000 Standard Cartridge Filter, 2-1/2 inch. x 7 ft. Dual-Flex<sup>®</sup> Hose, Two 20.5 inch. Extension Wands, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, and Wet Squeegee Nozzle.
  1. Powerful 5 peak horsepower motor with patented Scroll Noise Reduction<sup>®</sup> technology provides incredible suction and quieter operation.
  1. 2-1/2 inch. diameter by 7 ft. Dual-Flex<sup>®</sup> Locking Hose resists crimping and collapsing, and adds 180-degree flexibility at both hose ends.
  1. Attach the hose to the Blowing Port to turn the vac into a blower to clear dust, grass, leaves and other debris.
  1. 15 ft. (4.5 m) power cord combined with 7 ft. (2.1 m) hose provides 22 ft. (6.7 m) of total reach.
  1. Accepts Dust Bag VF3502 (Sold Separately). Accepts Replacement Filters: VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, and VF7000.

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
18.5
Assembled Height (in inches)
23
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
18.5
Assembled Width (in inches)
18.5
Packaged Depth (in inches)
18.6
Packaged Height (in inches)
23.38
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
21.2
Packaged Width (in inches)
18.6

Details

Amperage (amps)
9
Appliance Type
Vacuum
Certified
Yes
Cordless/Corded
Corded
Country of Origin
MX-Mexico
Drum Size (Gallons)
Medium (7 Gal. - 12 Gal.)
Grade
Residential
Hose Diameter (in.)
2.5
Included Filtration Level
General Purpose
Peak Horsepower
5
Room Type
Garage, Kitchen, Living Room, Bedroom, Dining Room
Surface Type
All Surface Types
Vacuum Accessory Type
Accessory Kit
Vacuum Features
Blower

Warranty / Certifications

Full Lifetime Warranty against material defects and workmanship. To obtain the benefit of this warranty call 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443).
45.5 Litre (12 Gal.) 5 Peak HP Wet Dry VacuumRIDGID 45.5 Litre (12 Gal.) 5 Peak HP Wet Dry VacuumThis RIDGID 45.5 Litre (12 Gallon) High Performance Wet Dry Vacuum has a large drum capacity and provides powerful suction for wet or dry messes on the jobsite, at home, or the shop. The 5 peak horsepower motor with patented Scroll Noise Reduction delivers the suction power necessary to handle tough clean-up chores yet is quiet compared to other vacs. This shop vacuum's 45.5 litre (12 gallon) drum is equipped with an oversized drain opening that allows for quick liquid removal, making disposal more convenient than dumping. The 2-1/2 in. (6.4 cm) by 7 ft. (2.1 m) Dual-Flex Locking Hose provides uninterrupted cleaning, making the clean up of messes quick and easy. It features the patented tool-less Qwik Lock Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy, and secure. Integrated hose hook and on-board accessory holders keep everything together for storage or transport. Accommodates all RIDGID 2-1/2 inch. (6.4 cm) diameter accessories.
RIDGID
1000685195
45.5 Litre (12 Gal.) 5 Peak HP Wet Dry Vacuum is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 1571.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rigid Shopvac Just put it together (10 minutes) and seems to have plenty of power. Lets see now for how long. Everything else ive purchased over the past 40 years years hasnt made it past 6 months!!
Date published: 2021-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Vacuum Best purchase ever after starting a flooring project. Vacuum is powerful and sturdy. Only thing I can nit-pick is I wish there was a way to better store the attachments.
Date published: 2021-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You can’t kill these vacuums These are the GO TO vacuum for any commercial construction job I’ve been on. We have about 7-8 of them at the warehouse some 7-8 years old. They’ve been beat up, rained on, dropped out of trucks, left running for hours and they still keep going… Best job site vacuum ever. Worth every dollar. Filters are also very tough.
Date published: 2021-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I bought it a month ago I’m so happy easy to use excellent quality
Date published: 2021-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tres puissant et fonctionnel. Excellent produit. Attention de nettoyer le filtre regulierement pour garder la performance
Date published: 2021-07-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Clogs fast Thought with it being a shop wet vac it wouldn't clog so quickly.
Date published: 2021-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robust shop vac This is a very strong shop vac that picks up anything its pointed at. I love it!
Date published: 2021-06-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fairly constructed I've had a 12 gallon older model for many years but the cost of replacing missing and older parts I decide to buy a new one. Same as the older one but the plastic can seems so thin and it all fits together cheaply. I have away my old unit so I'm stuck with the new one. My mistake to replace my older model.
Date published: 2021-06-03
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How do you suck up water?&nbsp;

Asked by: Sal25
Hi Sal25, Thanks for your inquiry. When picking up small amounts of liquid the filter may be left in place. When picking up large amounts of liquid we recommend that the filter be removed. If the filter is not removed it will become saturated and misting may appear in the exhaust. When the liquid in the drum reaches a predetermined level, the float mechanism will rise automatically to cut off airflow. You will know that the float has risen because Vac airflow ceases and the motor noise will become higher in pitch, due to increased motor speed. When this happens, turn off the Vac, unplug the power cord, and empty the drum. After using the Vac to pick up liquids, the filter must be dried to avoid possible mildew and damage to the filter. We also offer the VF7000 wet filter for high volume liquid pick-up. This filter adds protection for your vacuum during wet pick-up by keeping water-borne debris out of the motor. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our customer service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or email us at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be glad to assist you. Regards, RIDGID&reg; Customer Support
Answered by: RIDGIDvacuum
Date published: 2021-09-07

This product was being used and just stopped working and it was registered. &nbsp;Isn&rsquo;t it a lifetime warranty.

Asked by: Gale Ann
Hello Gale Ann, Thank you for your inquiry and we're sorry to know what you have experienced with the vacuum. We assure you that what happened to your vac is not typical. RIDGID&reg; wet / dry vacs have a full lifetime warranty against manufacturing and material defects. Please note that failures due to misuse, abuse or normal wear and tear are not covered by this warranty. You may submit a warranty claim online at https://www.ridgid.com/us/en/wet-dry-vac-warranty or call our customer service at 1-800-474-3443. Note that our normal business hours are 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. Kindly provide both model and serial number of the vacuum when you call. Thanks, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDvacuum
Date published: 2021-08-16

Can I get utility nozzle &amp; wet nozzle for my Rigid wet dry vac 12 gallon 4.25 peak HP?

Asked by: Leslie180
Hello Leslie180! Thank you for your inquiry. Yes and the part numbers you need are LA2509 (utility nozzle) and LA2510 (wet nozzle). You may get these accessories from any Home Depot stores or online. Please note that your unit takes any 2-1/2-inch accessories. If you have other questions, feel free to reach our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443. Our office hours are from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time. You may also send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com. Thanks, RIDGID Wet/Dry Vac Customer Support
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2021-07-12

Do you sell replacement wheels?&nbsp;

Asked by: BillGus
I have been using the wet and dry for so many years, I didn't replace wheels. They are very durable.&nbsp;
Answered by: Sue Hsu
Date published: 2021-06-28

Can you vacuum leaves from my house gutters with the 12 gal. unit?

Asked by: Candyman
This vacuum has enough suction to suck up leaves, however it is pretty big and bulky, so I would think somewhat awkward trying to clean gutters with it. &nbsp;The hose would not be long enough to reach from the ground, and since this vacuum has wheels you couldn't put it on the roof without it rolling off. &nbsp;But to answer the question, it has enough suction to clean out gutters.&nbsp;
Answered by: ChrisMS
Date published: 2021-06-27

Can I get a replacement nut which holds on the filter? I've lost mine.

Asked by: ClydeRae
Yes Home Depot carries them
Answered by: JT50
Date published: 2021-06-25

What's the difference between a wd1270 and wd1270ex0

Asked by: Mike The Painter
I have no idea. I did return a vacuum that did not except the installation of vacuum bags. Don't buy one like this, it's imperative to be able to use bags other wise you end up going through expensive filters (and plugged filters) much more often Though the vacuums itself seem to be good the all fittings (instead of standardized) they make are a nightmare (the criminals) to find the right fittings to fit the right vacuum. It's a pain and Rigid should be seriously condemned for this. Rigid does make some good tools that I love, but they also make garbage so, &quot;buyer beware.&quot; So just cause it say's Rigid doesn't mean it isn't complete GARBAGE.
Answered by: Leftykingofchess
Date published: 2021-06-17

Wd12701 vacuums but blows air out, how to stop blowing out the air

Asked by: Magma
The shop vac has to blow out the air somewhere! HOWEVER, there is a filter you can purchase to put over the exhaust tube which will reduce the amount of dust that escapes.
Answered by: sallyl58
Date published: 2021-06-17
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