Ryobi Expands Cordless High-Speed Ratchet Offerings With A Compact, Brushless Model
Ryobi is kicking off its 2023 tool releases with a few staples. Among them are the Ryobi 18V High-Speed Ratchets, available in both 3/8-inch and 1/4-inch models. We wanted to see what these tools have to offer for mechanics and gearheads ahead of their spring release.
Ryobi 18V High-Speed Ratchets Performance
- Model: Ryobi PSBRC02B (1/4-inch); PSBRC26B (3/8-inch)
- Delivers up to 460 RPM
- Up to 40 ft-lbs of torque
While the brand does have other ratchets in the HP Brushless series, these models add a compact option to fill a market gap in the lineup. The PSBRC02B and PSBRC26B models (with 1/4-inch and 3/8-inch anvils, respectively) both deliver up to 40 ft-lbs of torque and obtain no-load speeds of up to 460 RPM.
Ryobi 18V High-Speed Ratchets Design
- Length: 12.1 inches
- Weight: 2.1 pounds
- 4-position rotating head
- Dual onboard LED lights
- Variable speed paddle trigger
- Compact head profile
- Accepts belt hook and belt clip accessories (sold separately)
It’s fairly obvious that Ryobi was aiming for a compact design with these ratchets. They have a length of just over 12 inches and weigh just over 2 pounds, which gives them an edge in tight areas like engine bays. The tools also feature a 4-position rotating head, which gives you further flexibility by letting you control the head position instead of maneuvering the entire tool in awkward spaces.
Ryobi 18V High-Speed Ratchets Price
These ratchets retail for $129 for the bare tool, or $179 for the kit, including a 2Ah battery and a charger. You can find them in stores and online starting in spring 2023 exclusively at The Home Depot. Ryobi backs your purchase with a 3-year warranty.