7 Gallon Bucket Vacuum 4-in-1 Electric


  • Vacuum Bucket made for Black & Decker BV5600, BV6000, BV6600 and BV3600 Blowers

  • Standard comes with BV6000 Electric Blower

  • 12 AMP,  400 CFM,  250 MPH Blower

  • 2 speed blower weights 8.1 pounds

  • Uses Standard Ridgid Vacuum Filters

  • 7 Gallon Vacuum Bucket with Tangential Inlet

  • Vacuum Bucket – 170 CFM at 22.7inH20

  • Leaf Mulcher – Metal Blade

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This 7 Gallon Bucket Vacuum 4-in-1 Electric is one of the highest performing vacuum buckets available with multi-use capability.

The best 7 Gallon Bucket Vacuum available today is the Cat 6 Tools that uses a Black and Decker 3-in-1 Electric blower.  This Bucket Vacuum has more capacity than a standard 5 gallon Bucket Vacuum. The 7 gallon Bucket Vacuum has the following performance parameters:

  • Electric Bucket Vacuum with BV5600 Electric Blower

  • Bucket Vacuum – 7 Gallons with Highly Efficient Tangential Inlet

  • Comes with 8ft of Cat 6 Tools Low Loss Vacuum Hose

  • Vacuum Flow rate -170 CFM

  • Vacuum – 22.7inH20

  • Leaf blower – 250 MPH at 400 CFM Note:  Additional flow comes from the motor cooling fan that combines with suction fan.

  • Leaf Vacuum – comes with leaf bag

  • Leaf Mulcher – Metal Blade

This Bucket Vacuum is 2 gallons larger than standard 5 gallon bucket vacuum and has a high efficiency tangential inlet for 2-1/2″ bucket vacuum hoses.  Using the Black and Decker BV5600 blower mulching vacuum, the vacuum bucket is a perfect match providing a an easy on/off adapter for quick and easy switching from one mode to another. This electric bucket vacuum will use the BV5600, BV6000 and BV6600 or the BV3600, the BEBL (250 mph 400 CFM Back Pack blower mulcher)

The differences between all three of those models are the attachments that are included with them and the switch. The performance of all three are the same 180/250 mph.

BV5600 includes the vacuum tubes, blower tubes, concentrator, reusable collection bag, leaf blaster attachment, and two speed switch.

BV6000 includes the vacuum tubes, blower tubes, concentrator, diffuser, disposable bag, detachable strap, and two speed switch.

BV6600 includes all the same attachments as the BV6000 plus a rake attachment and the switch is variable speed.

Here is a link to the bucket vacuum blower Manual  for the BV5600, BV6000, and BV6600 blowers.

The 7 Gallon Bucket Vacuum Bucket System

Originally made for 5 gallon plastic buckets, this upgraded system uses the larger and stronger plastic bucket that provides more room for the efficient tangential side mounted cyclone inlet.

This 7 gallon bucket vacuum uses an electric Black and Decker blower shredder as the vacuum source


Black and Decker 3-in-1 blower configuration



The Black and Decker 3-in-1 blower configuration after removal from 7 gallon bucket


The Cat 6 Tools Bucket Vacuum Black + Decker Electric comes with a Quality Filter with many options.

The Black + Decker 4-in-1 Electric Bucket Vacuum by Cat 6 Tools, comes with a unique filter holder that accommodates Standard Ridgid Vacuum Filters.   This vacuum bucket system combines the best of Cat 6 Tools, Black + Decker and Ridgid products that provide excellence is vacuum systems.

The 7 gallon Black and Decker Bucket Vacuum has a Ridgid Filter holder that uses standard Ridgid Filters.

This bucket vacuum uses standard Ridgid vacuum filters

There are a number of filters available for this 7 Gallon bucket vacuum making it one of the most versatile filter buckets available:

  1. VF4000 1-Layer Pleated Every Day Dirt 
  2. VF5000 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter 
  3. VF6000 5-Layer HEPA Media Filter 
  4. VF7000 Foam Wet Application Filter
Tangential Filter Separator Bucket Accommodates Ridgid and CleanStream filters.


A Typical 5 Gallon Vacuum Bucket will not have a filter holder that uses standard Ridgid Filters.

This unique adaptation of a Black and Decker Blower fits on Cat 6 Tools’ 7 gallon buckets that are larger and stronger than a standard 5 gallon vacuum bucket.

Cat 6 Tools has adapted a Black and Decker 3-in-1 Blower Mulcher to a 7 gallon bucket lid making an excellent vacuum.
Black and Decker Blower Mulcher Adapted to 7 gallon bucket lid for a vacuum by Cat 6 Tools.

This bucket vacuum comes with 8 feet of low loss vacuum hose

Cat 6 Tools keeps its eye on performance, therefore we include 8 feet of low loss 2″ vacuum hose to hook to your shop vacuum.  As a result of engineering design this hose is a direct replacement for standard 2-1/2 inch shop vacuum hose. This low loss hose increase system performance by 20% over standard shop vacuum hose.

Our hose comes with hard hose cuffs that have a slip fit over 2″ steel tubing.  These work very will with the Holey-Moley Digger suction tubes.  We have additional low loss hose so you can replace your standard shop vacuum hose.  Yes, these hose cuffs will also fit your shop vacuum 2-1/2″ inlet port.


8 feet of 2-inch low loss commercial grade vacuum hose with hard hose cuffs comes with the vacuum bucket. Fits any Shop Vacuum 2-1/2″ hose fitting. 2″ ID smooth bore, 2-1/2″ OD

Lock Ring Clamp

The Cat 6 Tools Lock Ring Clamp used by this bucket vacuum system provides a plate with gasket and a uniquely configured UN Lever Lock Ring

UN Lever Lock Ring for 7 gallon Bucket Vacuum



The Black + Decker 12 Amp 3-in-1 Electric Blower, Vacuum and Mulcher.

As shown below, the Black and Decker blower works independent of the vacuum bucket system as a stand alone leaf blower or mulcher.  Besides being a fantastic leaf blower, the all metal blade mulches up twigs, acorns, and will pass through small gravel stone, shells, and even some garbage such as pieces of plastic.


The Black and Decker in Blower Configuration


The all metal mulcher blade of the Black + Decker BV6000 is nearly indestructible.


One butting catch and its and easy switch from blower to vacuum


black-decker-3-in-1-vacuum-configuration-bucket-vacuumThe Black and Decker in vacuum configuration for vacuuming up leaves and debri.


Blower Specifications:

Acme Tools Brand Name BLACK AND DECKER
Acme Tools Part Number BV6000
Air Volume (CFM) 385.0
Amperage (A) 12.0
Assembled Weight (lbs) 12.0
Blower Type  Handheld
California Proposition 65 Warning Required  Yes
Cordless / Corded  Corded
Country of Origin China
Decibel Rating (dB) 68.0
ETL Listed No
globalTradeItemNumber (GTIN) 00885911317306
Internal Supplier Part # BV6000
Internet Product Code (IPC) E9A22F4547B
Manufacturer Warranty Full 2 year warranty
Contents Bag Kit
Package Depth 15.625, Height 20.75
Weight (lbs)14.85
Recommended Safety Equipment Safety glasses
UL Listed No
UPC  885911317306
Vacuum Capablle Yes
Weight (lbs)  8.1


Blower Features

  • This 250 mph blower blows through leaves and debris with ease
  • High impact metal fan prevents clogging when mulching, while grinding up to 16 bags of mulch down to one
  • 2 Speed selections for flower beds and powerful enough for matted leaves
  • Disposable leaf bag system for easy, no hassle leaf disposal
  • The 12 amp motor 3-in-1 blower, vacuum, and mulcher keeps the yard neat and tidy
  • 8.1 pound design with removable shoulder strap is easy to maneuver, allowing you to work comfortably during lengthy projects
  • Built-in cord retainer keeps the extension cord in place and plugged in for uninterrupted use
  • Includes (1) BV6000 Motor Head, (2) Disposable Leaf Bags, (1) Diffuser for use with Disposable Bags, (1) Detachable Shoulder Strap, (1) Concentrator, (1) Blow Tube, (1) Vacuum Tube, Reusable Bag Assembly
  • Built-in cord retainer keeps the extension cord in place and plugged in for uninterrupted use

Differences between BV3600 and BV6000

This system will use both the BV3600 and the BV5600-6000 series blowers, however the BV6000 has better performance as follows:

The BV6000 over the BV3600 per info at leaf-blower guide.

  •  Higher CFM – BV6000 with a CFM of 400 slightly exceeds the 385 CFM
  •  Higher MPH – The BV6000 runs at 250 MPH which slightly exceeds the 230 MPH of the Black+Decker BV3600
  •  Less noisy –
  • The noise rating of the BV3600 is 69 dB, slightly exceeds the 68 dB of the BV6000.
  • Higher mulching ratio – The BV6000 has a 16:1 mulching ratio compared to 10:1 for the BV3600.
  • Both devices weigh 8.1 lbs. Thus, they will be similarly tough for you to operate.

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