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Craftsman  XSP 12 Gallon 5.5 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vac

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Depth (in.): 17
Height (in.): 23
Length (in.): 17
Width (in.): 19
Product Overview:
General Warranty: One year
Grade: Medium duty
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/outdoor
Item Weight (lbs.): 26.5
Portable: Yes
Tank Size: 12.5 - 22.0 Gal. tank size
Color:
Color/Finish: Craftsman Red
Handles:
Handle Type: Integrated Ergonomic
Number of Handles: 2
Cord:
Cord Length (ft.): 20
Cord Management: Manual Wrap
Cord Option: Corded
Capacity:
Capacity (gallons): 12
Motor-Engine:
Horsepower: 5.5
Voltage (V): 120
Hose:
Hose Length (ft.): 7
Convenience:
Onboard Attachment Storage: Yes
General Features:
Ash Rated: No Glossary
Blowing Port: Yes
Dust Hose Diameter: 2-1/2 in.
Vacuum Drain: Yes
Filter:
Filtration Type: Bag and Cartridge
Materials:
Material: Polypropylene (PP)
Installation:
Assembly Required: Assembly Required
Certifications:
ETL Listed: Yes
Package Includes:
Package Contents: 9 pc Accessory Set

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Product Description

More Suction Power than Shop-Vac and Ridgid*

This Craftsman XSP 12 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac offers innovative cleaning power technology designed to tackle the toughest cleanup projects at the jobsite, shop, garage or home.  Vacuuming wood chunks, metal shards, nails or sawdust in the shop, clearing drywall chunks, broken glass and screws at the job site, liquid pickup in a flooded basement and lastly removing leaves and other debris from gutters (gutter kit sold seperately) are just a few of the projects XSP can handle.  Innovative top-tray storage allows you to conveniently store items such as mechanics tools, power drills, screws or necessities on top of the vacuum so they are easily accessible when needed.  On-board hose, accessory and power cord organizers eliminates unneeded hassle and reduces overall storage space. Equipped with an extra-large drain, it quickly empties the tank of liquids.  An over 27 Foot cleaning reach (7’ Hose, 20’ Power Cord + Extension Wands) allows you to reach larger areas without unplugging the unit.  The 2-1/2” diameter secure fit hose system keeps the hose in place during use.  Heavy duty 360° swivel casters offer enhanced mobility on most surfaces, integrated ergonomic top handle provides comfort and easy transport.  Quickly control the power with the large dust sealed on/off switch.

The Craftsman XSP 12 Gallon 5.5 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vac also quickly converts to a blower.  Cleaning up at a messy jobsite, blasting dirt from the shop floor or fall leaves off the driveway can be done in a snap. It also includes a 9 Pc accessory set for nearly any situation.

  • More Suction Power than Shop-Vac and Ridgid*
  • Tackles the toughest jobs. Vacuums away wood chunks, metal shards, nails or sawdust in the shop. Clears drywall chunks, broken glass and screws at the job site. Drains flooded basements and removes leaves and other debris from gutters (gutter kit sold seperately) just to name a few.
  • Large 12 Gallon collection tank with extra-large quick empty liquid drain
  • Powerful 5.5 peak HP motor makes short work of jobs
  • Top tray storage conveniently stores items such as mechanics tools, power drills, screws and needed tools on top of the vacuum so they are easily accessible when needed
  • On-board hose, accessory and power cord organizers provide space saving, convenient and hassle-free storage
  • Over 27 Foot Cleaning Reach (7’ x 2-1/2 In. Secure Fit Hose, 20’ Power Cord and Two Extension Wands)
  • Heavy duty 360° swivel casters for enhanced mobility on most surfaces
  • Also includes hose bracket set, cartridge filter, wet pickup foam filter, crevice tool, utility nozzle and floor/ squeegee nozzle combo
  • Large dust sealed on/off switch for easy control and ergonomic handle for improved comfort
  • Quickly converts to a blower for jobsite, shop or garage cleanup

* Craftsman XSP 12 Gallon #12006 compared to Ridgid WD1270 and Shop-Vac 944-14-11; measured by air watts

Added on July 20, 2013

 

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102 Reviewers (91.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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bobs63
Sep 12 , 2013
Has good suction
This shop vac has very good suction but the fact that it is half the weight of the 20 yr old sears that just quit worries me on the quality. It has a 11.8 amp motor which if you know anything about electric motors is a true 1.9 hp which is good.. I don't know why there is not a law against the peak hp ratings on vacs and air compressors. It means nothing. Always look at the amps. It takes 746 watts to make one hp. ie 1 A X 120 V = 120 watts.
Criticism5 found this helpful
Natedaug
Feb 1 , 2014
Good suction cheap plastic & handles
I was very excited to pull this vac out of the box and give it the quick assembly it requires. My excitement quickly diminished when I noticed right away that the red plastic tub was not as strong as I anticipated. After closer inspection, I also realized that the locking handles are the cheapest looking and lowest quality locking handles they can possibly get away with. Unfortunately, profit is priority for most corporations and Sears is obviously more interested in cutting corners than making an all around quality product. The stainless steal shop vac has much higher quality locking handles, but it's tub is too small and it has a small hose diameter. As a result, I know they can have good quality handles made by the Chinese. This larger line of vacs have to get a handle on their handles and thin plastic. Additionally, the locking handles don't even hold the lid down tight! There is a space for a seal on the lid but there is no rubber/plastic seal included and as a result the poor quality handle hold the lid loosely to the base. I am using a bungy cord to help keep the lid down tight to prevent any dust from coming out and to hopefully make the cheap handles last longer. So now I have a nice new shop vac with a bungy on it, what a joke! I gave it 3 stars (I am being generous) because it seems to suck well, have useful pieces, and it blows okay (good for light dusk/dirt but it's not going to move leaves). In summary it sucks well, blows okay but the plastic and handle quality truly sucks and blows!
 

Andy_1

Houston, TX

Aug 14 , 2014
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Does the job fast

No surprise. It sucks everything well. I used it to suck out grease and water in the main drain line of AC units. Have to attack with a PVC hose to fit the drain line and use a tape to cover them. It took a while, but does the job.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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peak

West Fargo, ND

Aug 13 , 2014
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Great vacuum!

Great power and excellent pick-up. I have used the XP in my wood working shop on several occasions. The size is just right, not big and bulky like my previous vacuum. It is much quieter and is a great tool for vacuuming up saw dust from those hard to reach places.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 11 , 2014
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WET VAC

Don't use it anywhere near anything you don't want "sucked up". This product really works!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ALPOE

Southgate, MI

Aug 11 , 2014
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Super Succulent Powerful Well Crafted

What a machine after reading all the reviews of this and many more we have a winner folks,,,stop surfing and buy this now such a powerful well crafted with all the tools you'll need for those jobs around the house I be a major fan of all Craftsman and this be in my top ten of all time purchases. BUT IT NOW you will not be sorry as the price be right and ************* to your door mine arrived in just 2 days.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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WAEA

Richmond, VA

Aug 8 , 2014
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powerfull

easy to move and convenient

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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lovewellrc13

Leominster, MA

Aug 6 , 2014
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great deal

excellent value, easy to put together,

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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frumious

Anchorage, AK

Aug 4 , 2014
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Woosh!

WOW! This shop vacuum has lungs! The primary use of my vac is to keep the garage clean - no small task as I have a radial arm saw with no sawdust catcher. Solution: I rest the suction end of the vacuum hose 6 inches behind the cutting saw blade (it fits perfectly - like it was designed for this) and turn the vacuum on while cutting. Almost all of the sawdust is captured. It also vacuums the garage floor and my cars very well. This shop vacuum is easy on the ears - you hear the big woosh but not a shrill motor. One small feature I like is the large on/off switch. My unit is kept under a work bench so I turn it on by feel. The big switch is nice. Also nice is the way the cords, hoses and most of the attachments are stored and organized on the unit. When empty, it does not weigh much - which is good. It is also stable - doesn't tip over easily.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Brown0704

Navasota, TX

Jul 31 , 2014
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Craftsman Wet/Dry Vac Best Bet

Originally purchased a ShopVac and it died on day 1. This Craftsman Wet/Dry is a much better value than the other brand available: trusted brand, price lower, higher quality, bigger hose to suck up larger items, two extension wands, super strong suction, durable parts/attachments, easy to roll around. Extremely pleased with this product.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 23 , 2014
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Wet/Dry Vac

Works great, powerful vacuum, I love to buy from Sears, you know you bought a quality product. I bought another one for my mother-in-law. She used ours and loved it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 23 , 2014
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Lots of power

Was very impressed with this vacuum plenty of power got the job done.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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