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Zuki

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10-07-2007 12:10 AM

Topic tags/keywords: miter saw

Im considering getting a new dual bevel 10” sliding miter saw.

The Bosch 4410L and Makita LS1013L seem interesting. Any one have comments?

Bosch http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-4410L-10-Inch-Sliding-Compound/dp/B0007LQPTC

Makita http://www.amazon.com/Makita-LS1013L-10-Inch-Sliding-Compound/dp/B000CFKL3E

Not really interested in a 12” as they a just to expensive.

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#1 posted 10-07-2007 02:10 AM

I have the Makita. Great Saw….

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 10-07-2007 02:52 AM

Me too nice saw!

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Gord Graff

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#3 posted 10-07-2007 02:58 AM

Hi Zuki,

Yep, Makita all the way for me and the LS1013 is sweet.

All the best
Gord

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#4 posted 10-07-2007 06:32 AM

Heck with the miter saws… : ^ )

Love the bandsaw.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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shaun

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#5 posted 10-07-2007 03:21 PM

Never had a 10”. I’ve got DeWalt’s DW718. I added DeWalt’s laser and wish I had tried Irwin’s bolt on deal first. Having the laser is sweet but it took me forever to set it up and ya better double check on a piece of scrap every once in a while, especially if you move the saw. Other than that I love the saw, the double bevel is sweet, got truck loads of power, all the positive stops are very accurate, and it’s got 16” horizontal capcity. For me it was well worth the extra $150 I’ve used every bit of ths saw.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#6 posted 10-07-2007 03:52 PM

You didn’t say what you budget was but If youre going to leave one in the shop all the time and want an all round “functional ” CMS take a look at this “12 inch”
Take note how they reversed the engineering on the slider so it will fit against the wall and still function.
Kool!
C12LSH

It’s right around the $560.00 mark if you search it out a bit.
If you will be hauling the saw around to job sites look for something lighter . I see a lot of Hitachi (10”) on sites here.
Dewalts are popular too.

Make sure it has a laser whatever you get.

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#7 posted 10-07-2007 04:14 PM

That hitachi slider is pretty cool. I know it blows the budget, but I have to mention it anyway, the Festool Kapex.

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#8 posted 10-07-2007 05:27 PM

Just finished watching all the Kapex videos. These guys at Festool don’t do anything half way do they?

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#9 posted 10-07-2007 05:30 PM

Hey Mot, how you gonna smuggle that sweetie down the basement? <g>

Bob

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Dadoo

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#10 posted 10-07-2007 06:39 PM

The Kapex…It’s $1758.00!!! My wife had to come over and pick me up off the floor after seeing that price! By the way…She’s not too fond of the fact that I like hanging around this site!

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Zuki

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#11 posted 10-07-2007 07:38 PM

Gord – you seem to like your makita’s . . . I count 4 ??

Shaun – I was\am a Dewalt man and have loved the DW718. But at $798 its a little steep. I would also have to buy a good new 12” blade that will probably put me back another $100. Dewalt have a smaller slider, but its only a single bevel.

Bob #2 – Drool. With digital read out and the unique sliding system . . . I fell in love with it the first time I saw it in person. Here in NL that piece of equipment is running $950+.

MOT – let me shake the money tree once again :-).

HD have a “sale” right now on tools. Well not actually a sale . . . If I buy either the Bosch or Makita I will get a $150 gift card. I already have a mess of HD gift certificates and the gift card I got at christmas from buying my table saw. I have looked at some reviews and the Bosch rates really high . . . but at $699 it is still a little high for my my liking.

I like american prices. Even though our $$ is on par with the greenback . . . shipping still makes things cost prohibitive.

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#12 posted 10-07-2007 07:56 PM

Zuki:
I understand your hesitance cause 550+ big ones is a mighty big investment but this sale looks too good to pass up and it ends tomorrow.
They have free shipping on that one too.
Were I on your side of the border I would pull the trigger on it now.
Really, you are only talking the difference between what you budgeted and—- heaven!

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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shaun

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#13 posted 10-07-2007 09:21 PM

Wow… they’re getting $798 for the DeWalt! I just bought mine a few years ago and I swear I didnt’ pay more than $650.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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Zuki

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#14 posted 10-08-2007 01:31 AM

Bob #2 – I know that Newfoundland is surounded by water, but I still think we are still on the same side of the Canadian border :-)

Shaun . . . you may have paid $650 american . . . Im quoting in Canadian $$$.

I may put the purchase on hold a while and monitor prices. A friend of mine is really into computer “stuff” and he told me that since the american $ and canadian $ are at par the prices of computer parts has dropped considerably.

It will eventually (I hope) hit the power tool market.

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#15 posted 10-08-2007 03:34 AM

ZukI:
Apologies for not knowing your origins.
The conversation seemed to be in U.S. dollars so I just assumed.
I hope you find what you are looking for.
Good luck

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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