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24 reviews

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of RIDGID VF5000. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People really like the usability and price.

price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the RIDGID VF5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of RIDGID VF5000 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Ridgid VF5000 3 Layer High Efficiency Wet / Dry Vacuum Cartridge Filter for 6-20 Gallon Rigid Models, Generc.

May, 2016

Consumer review by: flatout (

This filter is very easy to clean, when using a air hose outside,but remember to stay down wind when cleaning


This filter performed better then I had expected. I used it to clean out a 150 years of build up of dust,dirt,and coon waste(dryed) in the rafters of an old Church. I never even had to use a dust mask during the entire process. Then using compressed...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: mark2002 (

weedeater performance


I purchased an Echo weedeater and it is fantastick. It starts so easy and its quiet compared to the Ryboi weedeater I had. Awsome price and awsome product!

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Wayne (

The filter was adequate.


The filter was easy to install, and worked acceptably.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Don1 (

Works as described.


The filter worked for me. No drywall dust around the house.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Jimbo (

Stops the fine dust!


We use this product in an industrial application. This filter stops the fine dust from re-entering the environment.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: deptofcleanup (

Filter installed fine and works.


Use for cleaning up after scraping ski wax off skis, works well.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Penbroketable (

Excellent for drywall.


I purchased this filter just for drywall dust. i always seemed to lose some through the exhaust. However, this seems to work just fine.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Scott262 (

The filter works great


I use this filter around the house and yard in my Ridgid shop vac and have no problems with dust exiting the vac.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: MaintenanceGuy (

Great product!


Great product, love the new preformed bottom instead of reusing a gross bottom piece

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: OnionBob (

This filter does what I need it to do.


I recently installed a pellet stove and, of course, that means I need to clean it out every other day. I have a good shop vac but when I started to vacuum the COLD ashes, my wife said I was blowing pellet ash everywhere around the house. My filter was...

Nov, 2011