Excerpt: 01. shippingI ordered this from reconditionedsales.comPackaging was pretty normal, like the standard for this type of tool. Huge box to say the least. Ordered on a Friday and received the saw on a Tuesday morning with regular UPS shipping. 02. hardware listEverything was in the box.
Summary: The quality of the tool is well worth the slightly higher cost. The finish is excellent and all adjustments are easy to get to. The tilt lock is located on the rear of the saw and for some may be a little difficult to reach.
Pros: I looked at a number of miter saws and the Makita had the best balance & workmanship is excellent.
Cons: Fence could be taller but is adequate for 95% of my cutting needs
Summary: I've had this saw for a year and a half, use it constantly and have never had to adjust it for squareness or miter angle settings. It is easy to transport and setup for on site jobs, cuts wide and/or thick lumber easily and has nice safety features such as a rectracting blade guard and electric...
Pros: Cuts absolutely straight right out of the box, very smooth slide action, has an excellent design