Ridgid Gen5X Impact Wrench Review


RIDGID GEN5X IMPACT WRENCH REVIEW:

The Ridgid Gen5X Impact Wrench Review is one of the most popular models among truckers and mechanics alike. They are very affordable compared to other brands and they perform well. They have been around since 2006 and have been used by thousands of professionals worldwide. The Ridgid brand was founded in 2003 by two brothers from New Jersey, Paul (PJ) and David (DD). Their first product was a small hand tool called the “Dirty Harry” which they sold for $20.

After selling their Dirty Harry, they decided to start making tools with better designs and features. One of these products was the Ridgid Impact Wrench which was introduced in 2007. Since then, it has become one of the best-selling impact wrenches in the world.

THE RIDGID G5X IMPACT WRENCH REVIEW:

The Ridgid G5X Impact Wrench Review is a high quality model made out of stainless steel. It comes with a lifetime warranty. Its design includes three different sizes to accommodate all types of jobs. It weighs only 2 pounds and measures 4 inches long x 1 inch wide x .75 inch thick.

There are four different colors available; black, red, blue and green. It’s very easy to use and can drive up to 1000 inch-pounds of torque. It has a built-in LED light that illuminates dark areas. It also comes with a belt clip for easy accessibility, and a side rubber grip for better control. The battery type for this model is the lithium-ion battery and it can last up to two hours before requiring a replacement.

PROS:

Very Affordable

Durable

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High-Quality materials

Lightweight (2 lbs.)

Long lasting battery (2 hours)

Good Grip

CONS:

Complaints about plastic smell when first taken out of the box.

FAQ’s:

Q: How long does the battery last?

A: The Ridgid Gen5X lasts up to 2 hours.

Q: How much does the battery weigh?

A: The battery only weighs 1 lb.

Q: What is the warranty?

A: It has a lifetime warranty.

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THE COMPETITION:

The other most popular models are the Ingersoll Rand 2135TiMAX, the Milwaukee 2763-20, and the DEWALT DWMT70773.

CONCLUSION:

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The Ridgid G5X is a durable, affordable and high-quality impact wrench that you can use for a variety of jobs. It is good for both professional and beginner mechanics. It has a light-weight design and a long lasting battery that can last up to two hours before requiring a charge. Although, some users complained about receiving products with a strong plastic smell. The smell usually goes away after the first week of use.

This impact wrench can be purchased online through the Ridgid official website and through various online retailers such as Amazon.

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