More stories about Ridgid

  • Top 18-Volt Tools for Remodelers

    Survey says: here are the cordless tools remodelers have, the ones they want, and their favorite brands.

  • Ridgid Tri-Stack Compressor

    The motor and pump can be removed from this compressor for separate use and to make the tool easier to transport.

  • Ridgid Tile Saw

    The R4030 is a high-capacity 7-inch tile saw that sells at a very low price point

  • Air-Powered Shingle Cutter

    Making crisp, straight cuts in asphalt shingles with a utility knife can be tricky in warm weather and downright tough when it's cold.

  • Full-Size Oscillating Multi-Tools

    Look for a powerful model that offers quick blade changes and is easy to grip in any position

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

    Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion...

  • Family Tree: Rigid/AEG

    AEG's power tools look a lot like Ridgid's – as well they should, since AEG is owned by TTI.

  • Tool Test: Demo-Blade Showdown

    We pushed 18 recip-saw blades to their limits to determine their ability to cut quickly and resist wear.

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Impact Drivers

    For this article my crew and I tested 18 lithium-ion impact-driver kits. Some companies sell the same tool in two kits – each with different batteries – and in such cases we tested both versions. We used all the drivers for several months, trading them around so that everybody had experience with...

  • Tool Test: Subcompact Drill/Drivers and Impact Drivers

    Subcompact tools are the fastest growing segment of the cordless market. The number of available models has grown from a mere handful four years ago to more than 100 today. The tools in this category are defined by their small size, light weight, and 10.8-volt lithium-ion battery packs (which for...