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Dual-Bevel Sliding Comp Miter Saw, 12 In

MILWAUKEE

Price: $939.50 / each

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  • Item # 38D257
  • Mfr. Model # 6955-20
  • UNSPSC # 27112709
  • Catalog Page # N/A
  • Shipping Weight 77.0 lbs.
Country of Origin TaiwanCountry of Origin is subject to change.

Technical Specs

  • ItemSliding Compound Miter Saw
  • Blade Dia.12"
  • SlideYes
  • BevelYes
  • No Load RPM3200
  • Amps @ 120V15.0
  • Crosscut @ 45 Deg. H6-1/2"
  • Crosscut @ 45 Deg. W13-1/2"
  • Crosscut @ 90 Deg. H6-1/2"
  • Crosscut @ 90 Deg. W13-1/2"
  • Arbor Size5/8 and 1"
  • Blade TypeCarbide Tipped
  • Tool Weight65 lb.
  • Miter Capacity0 to 48 Degrees Left and Right
  • Bevel Capacity0 to 48 Degrees Left and Right
  • Bevel StopsLeft And Right 0, 15, 22.5, 33.85, 45, 48 Degrees
  • Length30"
  • Width21"
  • Height19-1/2"
  • Voltage120
  • FeaturesMiter Angle Digital Readout Provides Repeatable Accuracy To 01 Deg, Miter Angle Fine Adjust With Detent Override Makes It Simple To Dialin Precise Miter Angles, Dual Integral Jobsite, Lights Fully Illuminate The Work Piece And Cut Line From Either Side Of The Blade, Powerful 150 Amp, 33 Max HP Direct Drive Motor Provides Increased Power For High Performance Cutting In Hard Lumber, Constant Power Technology With Soft Start Maintains Constant Cutting Speed Under Load And Decreases Start Up Head Movement, Oversized Single Lever Bevel Adjustment With (9) Positive Bevel Stops
  • IncludesCarbide Tipped Blade, Dust Bag, Blade Wrench
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 14reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Miter Saw On the Market Today I own a building material store and I build custom furniture as a hobby business. We have sold several miter saws over the years, and this is the only saw that customers come back in to tell us how much they love it! I have owned several dewalt models and they simply don't compare to the Milwaukee. Positives It came out of the box 100% accurate. Adjusting the bevel with the large paddle handle is easier on this saw than any other. It slides smoother than any other saw on the market. The soft start motor makes it easier to handle and reduces fatigue. It also lets you concentrate on holding the workpiece instead of ensuring the saw doesn't jump up out of your hand. The dust collector seems to pick up a larger percentage of the dust than other saws. Bad things: 1 - The right side fence does not slide. Not the end of the world, but seriously...what were you thinking? 2 - The blade guard is clear, but you really can't see through it to make accurate cuts. It's good enough when cutting framing, but skews your vision too much to cut trim. I have to pull the guard up, set my piece, drop the guard, then cut. It takes some getting used to but the positives far outweight the negatives. 3 - If you turn the miter table too quickly, the digital read out gives you a number that is way out of whack. Returning it to 0 degrees or a preset stop seems to reset it. September 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic saw Great saw! My digital display freaks out, but it has postive locks to work with. Better than Dewalt for the same price. Great tool. August 31, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lights... The two lights are not enough for good view sawing. And the protector blade are not clear to see the pencil line on Wood . I like to change for à Led lights.... August 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by fantastic value and perfect cut I love this saw it is so perfect and have absolutely no complaints about it. I use this saw at home and on site in England, even in slightly damp atmosphere it performs brilliant. May 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best SCMS on the market This saw is the workhorse of the 12 in SCMS's. We switch off between this saw and the DWS780, and I prefer this one. The direct drive provides a smoother start and more consistent cut, and the power is noticeably better in large framing lumber and hardwoods. The digital miter gauge is very handy, as well are the lights, but the bevel adjust is the best in class. The detant override and fine adjust also work very well in correlation with the digital readout. April 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by its the best saw made grind the right fence and it will slide January 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Saw I am a General Contractor and I just purchased this saw. I have used Hitachi, Makita and DeWalt comparables and this one is my favourite. The digital gauge is a little overkill but positve stops make this saw super accurate (similar to the DeWalt). The makita saws DO NOT hold their accuracy over a long period of use. The stand is not a great design but is very similar to most on the market. September 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good saw, a few flaws Have used or owned a few other 12" saws including Ridgid and Dewalt. This saw beats them hands down, especially the Dewalt that I think is highly overrated. I had to adjust miter out of the box though, it was out over half a degree. Not a tough job but it was surprising. The stand? Don't even bother. What a piece of junk. Used it on one job and went and bought a Ridgid stand to mount it on and gave the Milwaukee stand away. If you need to transport the saw anywhere it is useless. The wheels are so small you can't roll over gravel or anything other than smooth, solid surfaces. Forget taking up a flight of stairs. The base is so narrow when folded up it tips over in the back of your truck and has to be supported. The right side fence not sliding is pretty annoying as others have stated but not a dealbreaker for me. A couple of people have complained about the lights being dim. I'm not sure if that's a problem on older models or not, but I have no problem with the brightness and the clarity of them, being led is very good. Much better than a laser. One minor nitpick that I'm surprised no one else has mentioned is that there is no place to wrap up the cord. For a saw of this caliber there's really no excuse for such a simple miss. Dust collection is good but I want to hook up to my shop vac on site and with the weird rectangular dust opening the only way to do so is to buy Milwaukee's vac attachment. Good luck finding one. I did finally but I think $23 for a hunk of plastic is a bit much.... C'mon Milwaukee - include it with the saw! The cuts (once the saw is dialled in) are wonderful. Like I said, it is the nicest saw I've used to date. Oh yeah, make a crown stop for your saw, that would be a nice accessory to have. One last nitpick before I forget - the placement of the slider lock is terrible, can be very difficult to get your fingers in to loosen or tighten it. If Milwaukee just listens to the feedback and makes a few minor changes to this saw (and a total rebuild of their stand), this saw will be just about perfect. March 1, 2013
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