This 6.5-horsepower vac earned points for its surprisingly quiet motor, scant 25.5-pound weight, and seven attachments. We also liked its largest-in-class 16-gallon tank, but sawdust and other fine debris often clogged its stock filter, requiring us to clean the tank before it hit capacity. [$100; homedepot.com]
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