Summary: I find the value of the 12" saw is well worth the price, vs. the sliding compound miter saw at apprx. $250.00 more. When cutting wider stock than what this saw will handle a circular saw will do. It is easy to set up on its Dewalt miter saw stand which means you'll use it instead of leaving it in a corner. Also the stand gives portability that is not there when permanantly installed in the workshop. Great saw for the money!
Pros: There is nothing I do not like about this saw.
Cons: There is nothing I do not like about this saw.