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Ridgid 36138 Model WD3050 3-Gallon Portable Pro Wet/Dry Vacuum

SKU: 98445
   based on 80 Reviews
98% recommend this product
Retail: $114.40

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About the Ridgid 36138

The Ridgid 36138 Model WD3050 3-Gallon Portable Pro Wet/Dry Vacuum is compact and lightweight, making it simple to use, transport, and store. With its powerful 3.5 peak horsepower motor, it performs like a vacuum three times larger. This Ridgid Portable Pro Wet/Dry Vac features a suction-powered dustpan built in to make cleaning quick and easy. Removing and installing filters is a snap with Ridgid's patented Qwik-Lock filter fastening system. The Ridgid Model WD3050 3-Gallon Portable Pro Wet/Dry Vacuum comes with a Tug-A-Long positive-locking hose that is expandable from 2 to 7 feet and won't pull loose when you're using it. The on-board cord wrap holds a 10-foot power cord. Ridgid's high-quality tools and accessories help you finish your jobs more quickly and reliably.

Product Details

Manufacturer: Ridgid
Product: Power Tools
Electrical Voltage: 110-120 Volt
Mpn # 36138

Product Features

  • Included Accessories: 1-7/8-inch x 7-foot Expanding Locking Hose, Car Nozzle, Built-In Dust Pan, and a standard 1-Layer Paper Pleated Filter
  • Portable and compact for easy transportation and storage
  • Built-in suction-powered dust pan feature makes cleaning even easier
  • Patented Qwik-Lock filter fastening system makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy, and secure
  • Expandable 2-7 foot Tug-A-Long Positive Locking Hose won't pull loose during use
  • On-board cord wrap for storage of the 10' power cord
  • Drum Size: 3.0 Gallons (US)
  • Peak HP: 3.5
  • Air Watts: 168
  • Voltage: 120
  • CFM: 66
  • Amps: 7.0
  • Cord Length: 10 ft
  • U.L. Listed: Yes
  • Replacement Filters: VF3500, VF3501
  • Accessory Size: 1-7/8"
  • Net Weight: 10.5 lbs.
  • Full Lifetime Warranty
  • Accessory Size: 1-7/8


Rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 80 reviews

Excellent suction Rated 4 by KALA
  Yes, I recommend this product.
The little machine has incredible power and is very easy to use. I actually prefer using it for small jobs and baseboards over my Dyson.
Originally posted on Feb/2016

Excellent vac, but the hose could be better. Rated 4 by SmittyBit
  Yes, I recommend this product.
Ridgid's 3gal. wet/dry vac is a workhorse, great for everything I've thrown at it (raw dirt, sawdust and chips, mud, water and every combination of the above). It's fantastic for cleaning the car, given it's very portable nature. The one thing I dislike about the vac is the hose.. it's plenty long when stretched, but the main vac unit weighs so little that trying to stretch the hose usually just topples the vac and drags it. I resorted to using a 1 7/8 extension hose, and it makes certain jobs like cleaning the car go smoothly. Cleaning floors I just carry the vac around (granted I'd do that for floors even if the hose weren't an issue). All told, a fantastic portable vac, but it really needs a hose that stretches MUCH easier.
Originally posted on Sep/2015

Fantastic for small and quick cleanups with lots of suction. Rated 5 by Whiteknightrenovations
  Yes, I recommend this product.
After lugging around my 14 gallon Ridgid to every job, it became quite clear that I needed the mini- me version for the small jobs. The big brother works great and I am very pleased with it, but its a tad overkill for a 30 second dusting in a clients house. This portable vac has proven to be quite an asset. Lots of power and easy to tote around. It doesn't have a lot of features, but it doesn't need them either. This little guy is purpose built and does what it's expected. The dustpan pickup on the side is a pretty neat idea took. Glad I bought it!
Originally posted on Jun/2016

Small but Powerful Rated 4 by VacMaster
  Yes, I recommend this product.
I have just received this Vac but started using it and so far very happy with it. I got it to use with a sanding vac attachment to sand down drywall joint compound. it has enough power to do many jobs I would say but is nice and compact that it can be easily moved around unlike my bigger wet dry vac. It doesn't have a bunch of attachments and didn't really need them. it has a narrow wand and a hose. it also has a unique attachment that is on the vac that the hose and wand fit into. I have not used it but see it could be handy if it works.
Originally posted on Dec/2015

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