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New Ridgid Tools and Batteries for 2022

New Ridgid Tools 2022 | Focus on Fastening

Fastening Tools Highlight Ridgid’s New Cordless Tools For Spring 2022

There’s a constant stream of new Ridgid tools and batteries coming to your local Home Depot and available online. Bookmark this page to stay up to date on the latest new products!


New Ridgid Tools For 2022 | Cordless Impact Wrenches

Ridgid 18V Brushless 1/2-Inch High-Torque Impact Wrench

Power is the number one priority for Ridgid’s R86212B high-torque impact wrench. With its 1/2-inch drive, it’s capable of producing 900 ft-lbs of fastening torque and 1300 ft-lbs of breakaway torque. To control the performance, you have three standard modes and an auto-tightening mode that automatically stops to reduce the risk of over-tightening.

Look for bare tool and kit options beginning spring 2022.


Ridgid R86212B Additional Highlights

  • Friction ring drive design
  • LED light
  • Die-cast gearbox
  • Compatible with Ridgid’s protective boot (AC13B02N)
  • Compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries and gets the best performance from Max Output packs

Price: $249 bare tool, $319 kit with a 4.0Ah Max Output battery and charger (both available with a protective boot for $44 more)

Ridgid 18V Brushless 1/2-Inch Mid-Torque Impact Wrench

If mid-torque fits your needs more, you have two options when it comes to Ridgid’s new 2022 impact wrenches. The R86012B model has a friction ring that allows you to quickly change sockets, and the R86012PDB model has a pin detent top to ensure secure socket fitment. Both models produce 650 ft-lbs of breakaway torque and 500 ft-lbs of fastening torque. Like the high-torque impact wrench listed above, there are three standard modes and an auto-tightening mode.

Both models are on deck with bare tool and kit options in spring 2022.

Ridgid R86012B and R86012PDB Additional Highlights

  • LED light
  • Die-cast gearbox
  • Anvil with friction ring/pin detent
  • Compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries and gets the best performance from Max Output packs

Price for both models: $199 bare tool, $269 kit with a 4.0Ah Max Output battery and charger.

New Ridgid Tools for 2022 | Cordless Ratchets

Ridgid 18V Brushless 1/4-Inch Ratchet

Expect the new Ridgid R866010 18V Brushless 1/4 in. Ratchet to get better performance and longer runtimes compared to previous models. Its brushless motor delivers 45 ft-lbs of torque and offers fastening and removal speeds up to 325 RPM. It has a two-finger variable speed trigger and a recessed forward and reverse switch. These features, along with its slim head profile, allow for use even in tight spaces.

The 1/4-Inch ratchet bare tool and kit options are scheduled for spring 2022.

Ridgid R866010 Additional Highlights

  • Ergonomic design
  • LED light
  • Cushioned grip
  • Compatible with Ridgid’s protective boot (AC13B02N)
  • Compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries

Price: $179 bare tool, $229 kit with 2.0 Ah battery and charger (both available with a protective boot for $29 more)

Ridgid 18V Brushless 3/8-Inch Ratchet

Very similar to the R866010 1/4-inch ratchet listed above, the R866011 3/8-inch Ratchet has a two-finger variable speed trigger and a recessed forward and reverse switch. It also includes a slim head profile which allows for use in tight areas. The big difference is performance with the 3/8-inch ratchet offering up to 250 RPM and up to 55 ft-lbs of torque.

Bare tool and kit options will be available starting in spring 2022.

Ridgid R866011 Additional Highlights

The highlights for the 3/8-inch ratchet include many of the same features present in the 1/4-inch listed above.

  • Ergonomic design
  • LED light
  • Cushioned grip
  • Compatible with Ridgid’s protective boot (AC13B02N)
  • Compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries

Price: $179 bare tool, $229 kit with 2.0 Ah battery and charger (both available with a protective boot for $29 more)

Ridgid 18V Brushless 1/2-Inch Ratchet

The Ridgid R866012 18V Brushless 1/2-inch Ratchet offers yet another size variation. The largest in drive size of the new ratchets being released by Ridgid this year, the R866012 delivers fastening and removal speed of up to 175 RPM and 60 ft-lbs of torque. Like the 1/4-inch and 3/8-inch models listed above, the R866012 also offers a two-finger variable speed trigger and a recessed forward and reverse switch.

Bare tool and kit options are available starting in spring 2022.

Ridgid R866012 18V Brushless 1/2-Inch Ratchet Highlights

  • Ergonomic design
  • Cushioned grip
  • LED light
  • Compatible with Ridgid’s protective boot (AC13B02N)
  • Compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries

Price: The bare tool retails at $199 and the kit retails for $249. Like in the rest of the pricing options listed above, both options come with the ability to purchase a protective boot for $29 extra.

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Reynold

Love ridgid

James Keith Voyles

Truly hope Ridgid comes out with a Octane framing nailer soon. That would really complete my work tool set for my occupation!

Jerry Fike

The 7/16 arbor size on the subcompact saw is a bit unusual. Home Depot doesn’t stock that size (I asked.)

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