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RIDGID 1/2 in. Spade Handle Mud Mixer

This 1/2 in. Spade Handle Mud Mixer features a 9 amp motor for maximum performance when drilling holes or mixing. It has hardened steel gears that provide strength in high-torque applications. Its 2-finger variable-speed trigger offers you greater control across a variety of applications.
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How many in/ft lbs of torque does it have?

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Mickey
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April 8, 2013
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RIDGID
April 8, 2013
The R71211 mud mixer has 500 in-lbs (41.7 ft-lbs) of torque.
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ruralman
Brooklyn, NY
September 21, 2013
As per user manual page six, the Ridgid R71211 has 590 in. lbs. of torque.
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does it have a reverse

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November 27, 2014
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RIDGID
December 3, 2014
Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!

Yes, the RIDGID R7122 has a reverse feature.

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March 30, 2015
Yes it does
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Why does the manual for the R7211 come up for the R71211?

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Ruralman
Brooklyn, NY USA
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September 22, 2013
The on-line description for the R71211 states it has 500 RPM, when I click on the users manual it shows a very similar R7211 but with different specs. Aren't they two different drills?
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RIDGID
September 26, 2013
Yes, models R7121 and R7122 are different products, and we apologize for the incorrect manual listing for the R7121. The on-line manual link should be updated/corrected shortly.
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What are the rpms and what is the gear redection ratio for the r7121

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June 26, 2012
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RIDGID
June 27, 2012
The R7121 has a no load speed of 0-500 RPM’s. Technical information such as the internal gear reduction ratio is not available to provide.

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where can i buy this in canada

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ontario canada
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June 26, 2014
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RIDGID
June 26, 2014
We are sorry but this product isn’t available in Canada. Send us a private message at rtcwebmaster@emerson.com with your address and we'll try to help.

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Does the trigger lock engage only at the fastest speed? Or does it lock at any slower speed?

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ToledoGuy
Toledo, Ohio
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October 16, 2014
If I need to mix something at a slow, steady speed will the trigger lock work at various speeds I choose or does it only engage when the trigger is fully depresses?
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RIDGID
October 30, 2014
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The RIDGID R7122 drills trigger switch only locks in the on position when fully depressed, where the drill is at full speed.

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RIDGID
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Does this have a true variable speed trigger?

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Marko
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July 7, 2015
Can the trigger be depressed slowly to allow fine adjustments of the rpm/speed? Or is it simply a two position low and high trigger?
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RIDGID
July 9, 2015
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Yes, the R7122 has a true variable speed switch. The further you depress the trigger the higher the RPM’s increase.

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RIDGID
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can I mix cement with this drill

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gary indiana
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May 10, 2015
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May 10, 2015
Yes, this unit can be used to mix mud, cement, and similar substances.
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