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Craftsman  General Purpose Red Stripe Vac Filter

  Item#  00917816000 | Model#  17816
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$16.99
Craftsman Club Price $15.29
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Dimensions:
Overall Dimensions: 8.5" H x 7" W
Item Weight (lbs.): 4
Product Overview:
Filter Type: Cartridge
Fit:
Fits Brands/Models: Craftsman
Warranty:
General Warranty: This product does not have a warranty
Materials:
Material: Paper Cartridge

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Help Keep Your Home, Shop or Worksite Clean with the Craftsman General Purpose Red Stripe Wet/Dry Vac Filter, 5 gallons or larger

The General Purpose Red Stripe Filter from Craftsman is an efficient filter that is designed to tackle everyday dirt like sawdust, wood chips, job site debris and car or truck dirt. With up to 10 times the surface area than standard foam filters, the Red Stripe Wet/Dry Vac Filter from Craftsman is fully assembled and ready for use. 

The pleated paper technology creates an over sized surface area for efficient dust and dirt removal and can be easily cleaned.

This filter is compatible with all Current Craftsman Wet/ Dry Vacs 5 gallons and larger, as well as, 6 gallons vacs made since 1992 and 8, 12, 16, 32 gal. vacuums produced since 1988. To ensure maximum performance of your wet/dry vac, replace this filter or upgrade to #17912 or #17907 on a regular basis.

 

  • The Craftsman General Purpose Red Stripe Filter is great for cleanup of everyday dirt like sawdust, wood chips, job site debris and car or truck dirt
  • Fits all Current Craftsman Wet/Dry Vacs 5 gal. or larger
  • Also fits 6 gal. vacs made since 1992 and 8, 12, 16, 32 gal. vacuums produced since 1988
  • Fully assembled, so get it home and start using it
  • Available in white/red
  • Dimensions: 8 in. H; 6.75 in. diameter
  • Item Weight: 4 lbs.

This product is:
  • Available for Gift Wrap

Added on May 13, 2010

 

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212 Reviews Write a review
187 Reviewers (88.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Most Helpful Reviews

Praise5 found this helpful
Kenhatra
Jul 10 , 2013
Air filter
It fit just right like everything I get from Sears they have excellent products
Criticism8 found this helpful
fxstcrider
Jun 23 , 2014
new filter design does not fit well on older sears shop vacs
I just picked up a new 17816 replacement filter for my older 12 gal sears shop vac. Sears has redesigned the filter AGAIN, and the new design does not fit well on my older shop vac with a threaded stud that was used for decades on Sears shop vacs. I have several of these older models that I have bragged up until now. The instructions say that the new filter will fit the older design vacs, but the new integral mounting plate has a raised fitting with threads inside for the newer shop vacs. That fitting is so high that the filter nut included with my vac to hold the filter in place barely engages the threaded shaft on the vac by a couple of threads. I am afraid the nut is going to fall off with use, and the filter will come unseated and allow dirt and debris to get sucked thru the motor. (Maybe this is designed obsolescence by the new engineers on the team) The new 17816 filter no longer looks like the one pictured above. Sears, you need to redesign the new filter to fit old vacs better or you need to bring back the old design and give this new design a different model #, and designate it to be used only on the new unthreaded support stud design.
 

ChevyII

Riverside, CA

Sep 16 , 2014
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Shop Vac filter

This is a very good filter. It's easy to clean and reusable. Excellent value for the money.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JackAttack316

Raleigh, NC

Sep 16 , 2014
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No problems with dust

I bought this along with our new Wet/Dry vac. We us it to clean up cured resin, fiber glass, and plastic dust around the shop. It seems to do a really good job. Especially around our drill press and band saw, this filter works great.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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cpoms

Pasco, WA

Sep 12 , 2014
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good value for price

reasonable price for a good quality replacement for our shop vac. Somewhat generic and that helps for future replacements since our shop vac has been around for a while.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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A_Bagchi

Naperville, IL

Sep 11 , 2014
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Great filter

I wanted to get a second filter and rotate them to keep the filter clean. I use my Craftsman ShopVac everywhere (garage, patio, basement, laundry room, drive way). A clean filter provides greater suction and causes less strain on the motor. This is a very durable product. I highly recommend it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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afloyd2000

Carrollton, VA

Sep 8 , 2014
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Filter fits just as it should!

This filter fits both of my vacuums, so I know that I can continue to get them. Availability of parts is a must, and the price was reasonable. I bought it bundled, so it was a very good deal.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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mad-in-Plymouth

Plymouth, MI

Sep 2 , 2014
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THE NEW DESIGN DOES NOT WORK ON OLDER VACUUMS!!

The new filter comes with a cheap nut that does not work on older vacuums with the screw shaft. several times I have opened the vacuum to find the filter laying in the bottom of the tub. I have had to drill a hole in the nut and shaft and secure it with a screw. Bad form Sears!!


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mpmflw

Grosse Pointe, MI

Aug 22 , 2014
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Filter This

Great quality compared to the lower priced item i tried last time

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 19 , 2014
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Exact fit replacement. Have needed a replacment for quite some time now.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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James_Lo

Brownsville, TX

Aug 19 , 2014
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Vac Filter

Bought this as a replacement filter for my vacum cleaner and it has worked great. I have not experienced any problems with it. And it was a good price

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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richie52

Oneonta, AL

Aug 14 , 2014
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Great product

Love shop vac changing filter improves power tremendously

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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