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Ridgid Gen5X 18v Random Orbital Sander Review

R8606B Variable Speed Orbital Sander Ridgid is expanding the Gen5X line of 18-Volt tools with a 5 in. Random Orbit Sander. Ridgid’s line of Gen5X tools have proven to be quite powerful and have a good run time.  Ridgid claims this sander maintains full speed and power under a heavy load and will respond more like a corded […]

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Ridgid 18 Volt Flexible Dual Mode LED light – R8692B

  Ridgid Flex LED The new Ridgid Gen5X 18-Volt Flexible Dual-Mode LED Work Light is an interesting looking light that can be adjusted to fit in many off work environments. The flexible neck works well to secure the light to a wide variety of surfaces also allowing the light to be aimed in awkward positions. This LED light also has dual mode […]

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Ridgid Gen5x Recip Saw

RIDGID Gen5X Reciprocating Saw R8642

Gen5X Reciprocating Saw When Ridgid introduced the next generation Gen5X  combo kit, I was excited to get my hands on the reciprocating saw. Ridgid talked up the Gen5X permanent magnet motors saying they have great power, performance and runtime. The nice part about the kit is that the batteries are 4.0 amp hour Lithium-Ion batteries that can […]

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Ridgid Gen5X 18V Hammer Drill Review

Ridgid Hammer Drill – R8611503 Ridgid’s Gen5X hammer drill is the new line of permanent magnet motor tools.  Ridgid has made some bold statements with power concerning these tools and we have put them to the test.  There are few hammer Drills on the market with the power Ridgid claims to have, so this gives them […]

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Ridgid Gen5X 18V Cordless Impact Driver R86035

Gen5X 3 Speed Impact Driver There is a massive market of impact drivers available to consumers and the Ridgid Gen5X separates itself by offering some great power (2,000 in-lbs torque) along with 3 speed settings for adjustable power. Three speed settings give you a range of power to complete small tasks right on up to […]

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