RIDGID 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter

By Robert Robillard on Uncategorized

RIDGID® 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter Powered Soil Pipe Cutter ImpactCuts Pipe up to 8” in Hard-to-Reach Spaces

If your a plumber or mechanical contractor you’ll appreciate that the folks at RIDGID have designed a compact, lightweight drill attachment that  is designed for plumbers and mechanical contractors when cutting soil pipe in tight overhead clearance situations such as in rafter or wall bays as well as below ground.

Soil pipe cutters are the fastest way to cut cast iron soil pipe, clay pipe, and small diameter concrete pipe.

The  RIDGID 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter is the latest addition to their pipe cutting  lineup, it weighs only 13.5 pounds and is only and 11.5” long.

The RIDGID 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter attaches to a ½” impact driver, and incorporates a cutting chain that can effortlessly cut no-hub cast iron, service weight cast iron and clay pipe up to 8” in diameter and concrete pipe up to 6” in diameter.

This cutter has a two-directional operation which allows the user to score pipe before cutting, resulting in a cleaner cut.  The tool has a  torque limit which protects it from overloading.

The RIDGID 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter is sure to make your job faster and easier.  We plan on taking a unit into the field and testing it out, stay tuned for a review real soon.


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Robert Robillard

Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor / Writer / Video Talent

Robert Robillard is a general contractor, carpenter and operates a remodeling company located in Concord, MA. He is the editor of ConcordCarpenter.com and ToolBoxBuzz, and a has a weekly column in the Sunday Boston Globe. Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals, he hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show, offering advice on home repairs and maintenance. On his website, Rob uses his knowledge and experience to help and educate on best practices in the remodeling industry. His motto: “Well done is better than well said!”. Contact Rob at: info@aconcordcarpenter.com

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