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Dual-Bevel Sliding Comp Miter Saw, 12 In

MILWAUKEE

Price: $939.50 / each

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  • 4.5 Stars
  • 4.5 of 5
  • 8 reviews
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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 4.5 out of 5 by 8reviewers.
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
Rated 3 out of 5 by nice first try Nice first try for a miter saw from Milwaukee. It has a few flaws, though: mounted on a stand, the cord does't reach the floor- unacceptable if you want to use a cordreel compound cuts are only possible 45/45 left and even less right the right fence doesn't slide over- it has to be removed as soon as you need the right bevel can't cut 3 pieces 2x stacked- my other saw can The trully good: this saw is HD. I bet, it can fall off your pick up without any damage. It was dead on both square and bevel out the box. Great framing saw- for finishing there are better ones February 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Makes me look like a pro Doing pine tongue & groove boards for walls. Cuts angles perfectly and cleanly. Results are awesome.Trim molding looks the same.Never had such a powerfull and precision tool. Worth every dollar. February 18, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great Saw! Great saw! havent had to adjust it in over 2 years of heavy but non daily use. LOVE!!! that fact that it can mitre to 60deg! no jigs needed! You can flip from a +50deg cut to -50 without worry that the other cut won't be accurate! This thing has multiple personaltiies...framing & finishing! Serious cons:Just noticed oil leak under arbor crank case!!!!! That should never happen!!!!Got a skil 13amp worm drive saw 21 years now, put through 10 times worse conditions and use, never changed the oil and no leaks! Should be life time warranty on crank case failure!!! Minor pet peaves:The dust collection manifold should have been made to fit bag and shop vac hose as one piece.Going from old craftsman to milwaukee pro saw without safety switch took some getting use to, had a couple of close calls. It could use a stop system for repetetive cuts. Accurate inch gradations on the fence would come in handy sometimes. slightly larger table that still maintained a 60 deg mitre would help in holding work pieces stable. All mitre saws need a paradigm shift in clamping work pieces particularly small pieces. Sometimes blade safety cover gets in way of extreme longer cross cuts and its not so easy to hold it up a little with right thumb and pull trigger at same time. It is heavier than old craftsman, but than whats the difference if your lifting 70 or 8olbs, still both heavy. Wheel could be bigger on bench for dragging up stairs. January 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by 2 years of ownership I love this saw and it is my go to saw for the majority of my work. The only flaw is the lights, which are way too weak for field work. I installed a custom made axle and 10" wheels and it can now be rolled around in field,yard and construction sight without flipping over. Some small scews have rusted or corroded due to wet sawdust, and the mitre saw roller supports need a redesign as they are off center and not alligned. I would, however, recommended this saw to anyone without reservation, as a trusted heavy duty tool. October 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by What sawdust? Outstanding dust collection! I use it in my shop at home and it's the best I've ever seen, I use a dewalt 12" slider at work and the dust collection is terrible. Milwaukees bevel handle and slide action are far batter than dewalts. The work lights they incorporated really come in handy when I take it onsite and often times operating it in a area not very well lit. Very happy with it! Highly recommend it. August 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Better than its competitors. This saw surpassed all expectations. I've used it for a little over 1 year on job-sites and it has performed flawlessly. It's accurate. It gets thrown in the back of the truck everyday and still performs as if it were new. I've used it to frame porches, garages, and install thousands of feet of exterior trim. I've owned the DeWalt, Ridgid, and Makita versions of this saw. The Milwaukee is by far the superior saw. Don't waste your money buying anything else. July 23, 2012
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