Milwaukee 6955-20 12 Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw

Milwaukee 6955-20 12 Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw
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N A. Imported. Miter angle fine adjust with detent override makes it simple to dial-in precise miter angles. Miter angle digital readout provides repeatable accuracy to 0.1 degree. Dual integral job-site lights fully illuminate the work piece and cut line from either side of the blade. 15-amp, 3.3 max hp direct-drive motor provides increased power for high-performance cutting in hard lumber. Integral dust channel captures 75 percent of all dust and debris

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12 Sliding dual bevel comp Miter saw. The product is easy to use. The product is durable. The product is manufactured in Taiwan.

The Milwaukee 6955-20 12-Inch Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw with Digital Miter Angle – Fine Adjust features a miter angle fine adjust with detent override which makes it simple to dial-in precise miter angles. This allows the user to quickly adjust for a non-square environment. The fine adjust allows for single hand operation 1 hand on material, 1 hand making fine adjustment. The miter angle fine adjust features a self zeroing system and it works on the ENTIRE miter angle range. Also features dual integral jobsite lights that fully illuminate the work piece and cut line from either side of the blade. This makes it easier for the user to see the blade enter the material. It also eliminates the hassle of buying and setting up independent lighting. These lights are especially beneficial on pre-finished millwork. The Milwaukee 6955-20 12-Inch Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw also features an electronic soft start that allows the carpenter to sneak up on the cut line without damaging material. The blade takes less than two seconds to get up to full speed, but that makes all the difference in ensuring a smooth start. The Milwaukee 6955-20 12-Inch Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw has a motor that features constant power technology which provides constant speed under load. The RPM 3,250 of the blade is the same at both no load and during loaded cutting. This ensures a quick, clean cut even in hardwood materials. The Milwaukee 6955-20 12-Inch Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw contains an integral dust channel that captures up to 75 of the dust and debris cut by capturing dust near the cut on both sides of the blade and directing it to the back of the saw. This maximizes airflow and allows waste to flow through the back elbow and into waste container. The result in the Best Dust Collection in the Industry This saw has an oversized single lever bevel adjustment with 9 positive bevel stops which allows the saw to easily bevel left and right 0 degrees 48 degrees.

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Kirt Reeves: The best at any price

This is in my opinion , the best overall sliding compound saw out there. I am a licensed contractor and have owned several saws, my last being a Makita 12 slider....I bought this saw because it can cut 6 1 2 tall base, it has a very bright light setup on both sides of blade. It isn t a Shadow line or a laser line saw, but if you have ever used a miter saw, you will know that actually bringing the blade down to your mark is still the most accurate way to cut. This saw has large diameter slide arms, has the least deflection I have seen on any saw, nice tall fences, and a nice robust depth of cut screw and flip out rest, which is better than the Bosch, the Makita, the Delta Cruzer. The dust chute is also very well designed, I just wish the company included a vacuum hookup with the saw since you have to buy this separately. Plus I was hoping this dust attachment would allow me to hood up a short piece of 2 hose to feed into a trash can, but this attachment is too restrictive to be used without a vacuum. Of course some things Milwaukee could do better are the method of locking the saw into chop only mode, which has a screw that tightens onto one of the slide bars, could this scratch the slide and cause a bearing failure The issue with the fence slides seems to be guys who don t know that the fences only have one location where they must be before they can be separated from the sub-fence. So no you don t need to grind off anything for the fences to side and or be removable. My saw needed a miter adjustment when I got it, the saw comes with an Allen wrench for zeroing in the saw, and removal of the blade is also possible with either the Allen wrench or an open ended wrench. I call this the best at any price because even the Festool slider seems very cheaply made to me, it doesn t have the same vertical capacity or really any feature I could see making it worth over twice this Milwaukee saw price. Perhaps if all you make are picture frames it is slightly more accurate. Festool ok if your making dollhouses, but if your working on the real thing, get the Milwaukee

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