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9.7 out of 10

Dewalt DWS780

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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
8 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 10
10

An Absolute Treasure

Patrick Laflamme "Lord Padriac", Amazon
24 February 2014
  • Summary: I was in need of a new saw that would replace an older 12" Ryobi chop saw (toy). I also wanted to eliminate the remaining nagging need for a less accurate radial arm saw. I had already replaced the need for overhand dados with a good router and the needs for most finish work with a highly accurate sled and fence on my table saw and needed something that could perform as a chop saw but also had the depth to crosscut a decent depth for stairs, flooring and really wide trim...
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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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Overall 10
10

Great saw for cabinets.

James, Amazon
3 December 2013
  • Summary: Cut very accurate and square (though I weekly check squareness.) I used it to build a large set of cabinets. I bought a Forrest miter master, which is better than the stock blade. (Which isn't bad.) 95% of my face frames and doors were within 1mm of square. Pros: Heavy, great for a fixed setup. Stiff. Fence is perfectly colinear Basically 0 runout with my forest blade. Cuts those 12" panels like a breeze. Cons: Heavy, a pain to move.
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Overall 10
10

My favorite saw

Gman, Amazon
30 November 2013
  • Summary: So far I'm pretty impressed with this saw. Plenty of adjustments on the fence. Smooth cutting action. Probably inspires more confidence that it should...but I still have all my fingers.
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