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Dewalt DWS780
9.4 out of 10

Dewalt DWS780

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Reviews and Problems with Dewalt DWS780

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Overall 10
10

Perfect Out of the Box, A Pleasure to Use

Joel Schuman, Amazon
10 January 2015
  • Summary: I was a little nervous after reading reviews claiming sticky slides. My DWS780 arrived in a beat-up box, but the saw was perfect when it came out of that box. Perfectly in square, both bevel and miter. The slides run as smooth as silk, not the slightest catch or crunch. I was prepared to buy a replacement blade right away, as the blades on new saws are often junk, but the 60 tooth finish blade produced cross cuts with a surface like glass.
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Overall 10
10

Great saw

Annihilator001, Amazon
7 December 2014
  • Summary: It is the best Compound Miter Saw I have had, the angled cuts are accurate and clean. I like the XPS system it uses for lining up the cuts, not only it is accurate it also provides nice light for the cutting area.
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Overall 8
8.0

After truing, it's a great, accurate saw.

Stevi_Montana, Amazon
2 August 2014
  • Summary: I really like the saw. I bought it to trim the interior of my house. Out of the box, the saw I received was not square in either plane. Spend about an hour truing the saw before jumping into your first project. For interior trim, the stock blade will not be the best option, however, for general framing, it will work great. I changed the stock blade for the 96T. Although a little dim in the brightest daylight, the aiming light is a great help.
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Overall 10
10

Very well made saw.

MWP Fabrications, CPO
6 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I think the saw is put together and operates very well. The optional stand that is made for the saw is a must in my opinion. It makes it very user friendly for one person operation.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast Cutting Speed, Good Design, Great Blade, Long Run Time, Powerful, Safe
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Overall 10
10

A great time saver and well-built machine

R. Light, Amazon
9 March 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this machine as an upgrade to my 12" Delta miter saw. The Delta did not have a sliding blade, and I was limited to the width of a board I could cut on it as a result. The Dewalt's sliding mechanism has provided all of the capacity that I've required to crosscut rough stock before it goes to the jointer.
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Overall 10
10

great saw

i, Amazon
2 March 2014
  • Summary: this saw works great.it pretty quiet compared to some other saws.it cuts 4x4's and 2x6' with no problems good weight too
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Overall 10
10

Very Versatile!

Diane S., Amazon
28 February 2014
  • Summary: High quality product... works great. The light on the blade is wonderful. Better than a laser because the light is on both sides of the blade casting a shadow on the object to be cut EXACTLY the width of the blade and exactly where it will cut. Also purchased the rolling miter saw stand and the two combined are my new favorite tool around the property. Bravo DeWalt!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great features, but still limited.

Syzngy "Syzngy", Amazon
6 February 2014
  • Summary: Loaded with features, widest range of cut angles I've seen on a miter saw (roughly LH ~50 deg. / RH 60+ deg), smooth action, soft start, and lots of attention to design details. Dust collection doesn't work the greatest, but compared to other miter saws, not bad. Repeatability and precision are much better than my old Ryobi 10", and with the DWS780 LED, alignment to the cut mark is a breeze.
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Overall 6
6.0

Powerful saw

N. Ferris "rughooker2007", Amazon
2 February 2014
  • Summary: It would have a higher rating if there was an easy way to get repairs. On the third time of use, the guard flew off and now cannot be reattached. As far as we can tell, the entire 50 lb saw must be mailed back to manufacturer. Cannot use the saw w/o the guard unless one wants to lose a digit or two!
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Overall 8
8.0

DEWALT DWS780 12-Inch Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Mike Bell, Amazon
11 December 2013
  • Summary: Overall this is a great saw. Has the feel of a well built tool. The light that shadows the blade is great. I had to make minor adjustments after it was out of the box which was nice. I will chime in on the one improvement that does need to be made and that is the rails for the slide. The saw doesn't slide as smoothly as some of the competitors, but it is still one of the best out there.
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