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Blog entry by AJswoodshop posted 04-14-2012 01:02 PM 886 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Right now I have a porter cable 12’ miter saw. It is not a sliding miters saw. I still want to keep my porter cable saw but am in need of a slider. A 10 would be fine

AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop



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GrandpaLen

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#1 posted 04-14-2012 03:03 PM

AJ,

I have a Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2 Sliding Compound Miter Saw on a mobile jobsite miter saw stand that I’ve been using for crown moldings, trim work and cabinet framing. It’s very smooth, deadly accurate and at just under $300.00 it should make a great compliment to your 12” monster which handles your larger cuts.

Work Safe and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 04-14-2012 06:18 PM

A GOOD slider is definitely the way to go.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Craftsman on the lake

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#3 posted 04-14-2012 09:36 PM

I have a dewalt 10” that I’ve had for a few years. I take it around to jobs. It works great and has taken a beating.

But…. I love my Bosch 12” double compound slider. It sits stationary in my shop and makes me look a lot better than I really am.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#4 posted 04-15-2012 11:36 PM

Makita 1013 solid and dependable. And with very patient squaring of the fence dead accurate.
Mirror smooth finish with a Freud 60T blade.
Now if I could only find a Hitachi C8FSE 8 1/2” I would buy it in a heartbeat.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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