Archives: Gen5x

Ridgid 18V GEN5X™ Brushless 4-Mode Impact Wrench

Ridgid 18V GEN5X™ Brushless 4-Mode Impact Wrench I’m a cordless tool fan for many reasons, but mostly the convenience of no cord. If there is a tool that I can cut the cord on, it’s a sure bet I’m adding it to my cordless arsenal. Sure enough, that is exactly what happened with Ridgid and […]

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RIDGID Gen5x R8643 Reciprocating Saw Review

Gen5x Reciprocating Saw – Model R8643 RIDGID is releasing a new 18V Cordless Reciprocating Saw in 2018 and we recently got our hands on it to use in our cordless reciprocating saw head to head where it did very well against the competition. Since that testing we’ve been further evaluating this new saw on the job […]

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RIDGID 18V 7 1/4 Inch Cordless Circular Saw Review

RIDGID (R8653B) GEN5X Brushless Circular Saw I recently got the chance to use RIDGID’S GEN5X 7 ¼” 18V Brushless Circular Saw and what a work horse it is!   It powered through multiple projects big and small ranging from a deck build and a bathroom remodel to building concrete forms.   This saw has some […]

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