A couple of this year’s Home Depot Black Friday 2015 Ridgid tool deals have already gone LIVE!
Plus… a reader sent in some tips about upcoming Black Friday 2015 tool deals, and we saw a similar list over at a deal site last night. Until these deals are confirmed, you should consider them as rumors. But for the most part, some of these prices are what we were expecting, such as the 12V Max drill and impact combo that is said to be going on sale for $99 – the same price as last year.
Update: We’ve seen confirmation that these deals are all legit!
As a reminder, all of these deals are available, or will be available, at Home Depot. They should be available online, and some if not all will be available in stores as well.
Did you find any other Ridgid tool deals worth mentioning?
Active Deals – Go Get ’em Now!
Ridgid Shop Vac
Home Depot’s Ridgid “special buy” vac is back. It’s got a 16-gallon tank, 7ft 1-7/8″ hose, 15 ft power cord, blower port, and built-in drain.
Ridgid 18V Brushless Hammer Drill and Circular Saw Combo
This set comes with Ridgid’s latest and greatest 18V Gen5X brushless hammer drill, and their just-released brushless circular saw. Plus a charger and not 1 but 2 Li-ion batteries, a 2Ah pack and a 4Ah pack.
How is this priced at only $199? I’m thinking that Ridgid wants this to be a gateway kit that buys you into their 18V system. Once in, you’ll be more inclined to buying a bunch of other tools.
Cordless Combo Kit Bundle Discount
Home Depot is offering a bundle discount on 2 Ridgid options:
Ridgid 18V Gen5X Cordless Combo Kit + Something Else and Save $150
These 2 deals are a great way to quickly build or upgrade your power tool collection!
Ridgid Miter Saw Stand
I only learned about Ridgid’s AC9945 miter saw stand the other day, when doing research for our miter saw Black Friday deals roundup.
What I learned is this: Ridgid’s miter saw stand is very, very highly regarded. User reviews can sometimes lie (I recently found a series of what HAVE to be fake reviews on Amazon recently, on a different brand’s tool), but I don’t think that’s what happened here.
This miter saw stand looks to be genuinely popular. It looks sturdy, and features easy setup, large wheels, rubber feet, and an accessory tray.
If I were in the market for a collapsible rolling miter saw stand on a budget, this is the one I would probably buy.
If money were no option, a Bosch gravity-rise rolling miter saw stand would be my first choice. But it’s $299. Dewalt has one for $199. This one looks to have comparable construction and positive user feedback.
Buy a Ridgid Router, Get a Free Sander
This deal seems to pop up every holiday season.
For $99, you get a Ridgid trim router and 1/4 sheet sander. It’s like you’re buying the router and getting the sander for free.
If you’re in the market for a trim router but skip this deal, consider a Bosch or Dewalt trim router. Some of those models are eligible for $25 off $100+ holiday savings.
There’s also of course the option to spring for a full-sized router, but that’s a completely different discussion.
Coming Soon: These Deals Go Live on 11/27/2015
Ridgid Jobsite Table Saw
Ridgid’s R4513 portable table saw, which we already added to our table saw Black Friday 2015 tool deals roundup, is very appealing at its holiday sale price of $399.
It’s going on sale for $299 on Black Friday.
Dewalt’s DW745 is a great saw, and is also priced at $299 (via Amazon). This Ridgid saw is highly regarded, and for the same price it also comes with a roller stand.
Ridgid 18V Drill and Impact Driver Combo Kit
But hey, their previous generation of X4 power tools are still quite good. And if you just want a Ridgid 18V drill and impact driver, this is your only option right now, aside from their pricier brushless kit.
You won’t be getting Ridgid’s latest and greatest 18V cordless power tools with this R9602 kit, but they’re still very decent tools for the money.
The combo is currently $179, but will drop to $149 on Black Friday.
Ridgid 12V Max Drill and Impact Driver Kit
Last year, Ridgid came out with a 12V Max drill and impact driver combo that came with 2 very capable tools, a compact battery pack, and an extended capacity battery pack.
The Ridgid R9000K combo’s torque specs were incredible, and although I think I heard one or two complaints about the specs being a little inflated, both drivers perform really well, especially for the price point.
This combo kit is currently on sale for $119, and will drop to $99 on Black Friday.