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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Rob Robillard is “The Concord Carpenter” Rob is a builder, general contractor, carpenter, woodworker, and editor of Concord Carpenter and ToolBoxBuzz As a General Contractor and carpenter, Rob owns and operates Concord Carpenter LLC. A full-service remodeling and construction company. Rob is a recognized leader in home building best practices and a source for how-to information for building professionals. On this website, Rob covers all aspects of home construction, building science, home improvement, woodworking, remodeling, and some of the best product and tool reviews. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review series - Concord Carpenter Videos where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob approaches remodeling and building construction with a pragmatic and problem-solving approach. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the construction and remodeling industry. He's a strong advocate for "raising the bar" in the construction trades and promoting the trades to youth. #BeAMentor #Green2Great Craftsmanship, quality, and pride guide his journey on this channel The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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