Ridgid has announced a new line of 18V cordless outdoor power tools that they will be launching exclusively at Home Depot in 2023.
This is new territory for the brand, which has typically focused on general AC and cordless power tools and accessories in the past.
Ridgid has not yet shared information about what their future roadmap looks look like, but there’s plenty of potential for greater expansion.
The new line of Ridgid cordless outdoor power tools includes 7 products:
18V 14-inch String Trimmer (R01201) – brushless motor, adjustable 12-14″ cutting swath with 0.095″ line, 2-speed switch.
18V Brushless Blower (R01601) – “best-in-class power” 510 CFM, 130 MPH, turbo button, speed tip with metal scraper, cruise control function.
18V Brushless 12-inch Chainsaw (R01101) – 12″ bar and chain, lightweight design, automatic oiler, 10 m/s chain speed.
18V Brushless 22-inch Hedge Trimmer (R01401) – 1″ cutting capacity, anti-jam tech, 180° rotating handle, magnesium gearbox to save weight.
18V Dual Battery Brushless Auger (R01701) – delivers gas-like digging performance, anti-kickback system, quick-connect 8″ earth auger bit, high and low speed with reverse.
18V Brushless Pruner (R01301) – 1-1/4″ cut capacity, delivers 2750 cuts per charge with 2Ah battery, less than 1 second cutting speed, LED light.
18V 4-Gallon Backpack Sprayer (R01501) – Up to 105 PSI and 37ft spray distance, adjustable flow rate, includes 4 nozzles (adjustable, flat fan, dual, shower).
All of the new cordless OPE offerings will be available in tool-only and kit configurations, except the auger, which will only be available as a kit.
Ridgid has also announced a new MaxOutput EXP 12Ah battery, joining an 8Ah that’s currently available at Home Depot.