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16 gal. Contractor 6-1/2 Wet/Dry Vacuum, 12.0 Amps, Standard Filter Type

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Product Details

This high-airflow wet/dry vac features a single-stage bypass motor, easy access On/Off switch, cord wrap, and 2-latch lid for easy emptying. It also features a Lock-On® positive connection hose system, a high-quality cartridge filter, and a foam sleeve.

• Poly tank with top handle
• Quiet operation motor housing
• Onboard tool storage
• Convertible blower port

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Technical Specs

  • Item Wet/Dry Vacuum
  • Peak HP 6-1/2
  • Vacuum Capacity 16 gal.
  • Series Contractor
  • Air Flow 155 cfm
  • Amps 12.0
  • Sound Level dBA Not Rated
  • Filter Type Standard
  • Vacuum Filter Bag, Cartridge, Foam
  • Static Pressure 72"
  • Voltage 120
  • Watts 390
  • Tank Material Plastic
  • Average Brush Life 1100 hr.
  • Hose Dia. 2-1/2"
  • Hose Length 8 ft.
  • Number of Motor Stages 1
  • Power Cord Length 18 ft.
  • Wet Capacity 8.25 gal.
  • Dry Capacity 14 gal.
  • Drain Yes
  • Casters Yes
  • Hz 60
  • Height 26"
  • Width 21-1/2"
  • Length 20-3/4"
  • Net Weight 26.5 lb.
  • Warranty 1 yr.
  • Includes 8 ft. x 2-1/2" Lock-on Hose with Holder, (2) Extension Wands, 14" Wet/Dry Floor Nozzle, Utility Nozzle, Crevice Tool, Elbow Grip, Concentrator Nozzle, On-board tool storage holder, Deluxe Caster System, Large Tank Drain
  • Standards cUL, US
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16 gal. Contractor 6-1/2 Wet/Dry Vacuum, 12.0 Amps, Standard Filter Type is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This vacuum is half the quality of a shop vac brand but it costs twice as much. I cant figure out how they stay in business. The vacuum will barely pick up anything wet at all and the attachments fall off constantly. Do yourself a favor and DO NOT BUY this piece of junk.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I don't believe the engineering of this product could get any worse! Did they ever try and use this Vacuum, apparently not. One of the wheels falls out EVERY SINGLE TIME I pick it up to carry it which leads to another poorly engineered aspect. The latches to the lid are so easy to unlatch practically looking at them the wrong way unlatches them. Then you go to pick it up and of course you leave behind the tank!! The stock hose very easily kinks and collapses, totally useless. I purchased the upgraded hoses, non-collapsing hose which is better but the attachments that come with it are not attached to the hose when you get it. The attachments screw on and will "unscrew" with time and movement, awful engineering, I mean come on!!Overall a real piece of junk, honestly, just don't do it.
Date published: 2017-12-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from We bought this vacuum for our business and we have a very hard time getting it to pick up the smallest amounts of water. The attachments keep falling off. And in only about 50 hours of serivice it died, sparks and smoke came out of it. Don't waste your money.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from We bought around a dozen of these at the local woodworking school I am at. 4 of them have broken switches that are in need of some form of repair. Other than that issue they are fine, but I consider it a rather major issue since it is a special rocker switch that I cannot purchase separately.
Date published: 2015-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Vac! Used for home/garage, but works great and picks up everything. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2014-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good vac, lasted a few years in a very abrasive dusty environment.
Date published: 2014-04-17
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