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Ridgid 200 psi 4.5 Gallon Electric Compressor OF45200SS

Ridgid is at it again with a brand new air compressor, the OF45200SS.  If you look at what Ridgid is touting with the air compressor, you might not believe it.  I was also reading some of the online reviews and people did think some of these claims were off, so when we talk about this compressor I will go over those claims and information. First, let me tell you about this compressor.  The compressor is a 200 psi 4.5 gallon compressor.  200 psi is a lot for the size of this unit.  Also with 200 psi, you can do a...

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Ridgid Gen5X 18-Volt Brushless Vacuum R86090B

What can I say about Ridgid?  I like to call them the hidden gem of the tool world.  I think there are a lot of people in the world that overlook them.  All most every tool we have tried for them is high-quality tools.  In fact, when we have tool fights, Ridgid is always one of the top performers.  So with that said, today we are going to look at the Ridgid wet/dry handheld 18V vacuum. The Ridgid vacuum is a wet vacuum which means it can pick up water or other liquids.  As you can see, the canister...

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Ridgid Hybrid Forced Air Heater – 18V R860424B

Here’s the deal.  If you have been walking around with your eyes closed to Ridgid power tools, well you better open them up and wake up.  I am not sure what is going on our at Ridgid, but they have been coming out with some very cool new tools.  New tools that break the mold.  Even some of the guys over on the power tool forum have been amazed at some of these releases.  They have a new cordless compressor, a cordless router and that’s just a couple of the cool new tool releases.  Now they have a cordless propane...

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Ridgid Hybrid Light Review – 18V Upright Area Light

Ridgid has been hitting the market hard with new lights and new solutions for the job site.  We all know what it’s light when you trying to work and you just don’t have enough light.  It’s enough to dry you crazy.  So far, the new Ridgid lights have been awesome.  They have been tough, very bright and we are seeing great run times with their 18V lights.  So today we are going to show off yet another light from Ridgid, the Ridgid 18V Hybrid Upright Area Light.  This light may remind you of another light out there, but we feel...

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Ridgid Cordless Compressor R0230

The sleeping giant is at it again, this time with a pretty cool idea that is sure to impress the mass.  Ridgid launched a new cordless compressor.  Yes, you hear that right.  Ridgid has a cordless compressor.  The R0230 runs off of either (1) 18V battery or (2) 18V batteries.  Seriously how cool is that? Now I know this isn’t for everyone, but there are a ton of people who I think will welcome this nailer.  For the professionals, it’s great for a trim guy.  You don’t have to worry about an extra power cord.  Plus with pneumatic nailers, they tend...

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Ridgid 18V Brushless 4-1/2 Angle Grinder

I always look at Ridgid as a sleeping giant.  Ridgid has some great tools, but they are not on everyone’s radar.  If you have been watching us for a while, you have probably seen some of our tool fights.  We usually have Ridgid mixed in the fight and almost every time they have come out on top.  They are just quality tools and they don’t beat you up on price.  Since they aren’t on everyone’s radar, I wanted to show off the Ridgid 18V 4-1/2″ angle grinder. Ridgid designed this with a brushless motor which means it’s more efficient,...

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Ridgid 18V Router – Brushless Compact Router R86044B

A router is one of my favorite tools.  A router can turn any woodworking project into a master piece, it’s like the icing on a cake.  Considering there are hundreds of bits on the market, you can finish off your master piece with pretty much any design.  However, in order to create these beautiful finishing touches, you need a solid router.  I have always been a fan of Porter Cable routers for my big boy routers.  When it comes to compact or trim routers, I have fallen in love with the Bosch.  Now as good as these routers are, I...

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Ridgid Lights – Three Lighting Solutions for Your Needs

Lighting has changed over the years.  A couple years back, the only light we really had was the cheap light that came in a kit.  Yes, we had stand lights and flood lights, but these were incandescent lights that became hot and the bulb would break if it was dropped or kicked.  Today we are seeing new solutions from manufacturers and the LED lights have replaced the incandescent lights.  The new LED lights run cooler, they are lightweight, have a longer life and don’t break when kicked or dropped.  We are starting to see companies come out with new and...

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RIDGID Miter Saw – 10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw – MS255SR

Have you ever pulled up to a car at a red light and you just know you can take it off the line?  The light turns green and that car next to you leaves you in the dust.  Basically you were taken by a sleeper car.  Well that is how I picture Ridgid.  I really don’t hear much about them, but almost every time we have put them up against other tools, Ridgid is one of the top performers.  Now for this, we didn’t go head to head against other miter saws, but I can tell you the Ridgid miter...

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Ridgid Miter Saw – 10” Sliding Dual Bevel Saw with Dual Laser Guide

For me, Ridgid is just one of the quiet companies.  They don’t brag, they aren’t showoffs and they don’t hype their stuff up.  They are just one of those companies that say, here we are, you know what to expect from us and here is our best price.  We had a drill fight and radio fight that Ridgid participated in and both times, they impressed us.  So what does all this mean?  Simple, we just have trusted Ridgid as a company over the years and that’s why when we had a chance to take a look at the Ridgid...

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