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8.2 out of 10

Makita LS1221

4-1/2“ tall pivoting fence for cutting up to 5-1/2” crown mold Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Makita LS1221

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Overall 10
10

Like Butta!

KS, Amazon
23 May 2014
  • Summary: This thing is the Cat's Meow! Rips a 4x4 like a hot knife through butter. Dead on cuts out of the box. Very positive stops and a lifetime tool. Could not recommend more highly.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY THIS SAW! This saw replaced my ...

Me, Amazon
24 April 2014
  • Summary: DO NOT BUY THIS SAW! This saw replaced my Dewalt 12" fixed miter saw and it falls far short of the dewalt. Look closely at the cutting capacity both vertical and flat and you will see what I mean. I can no longer put 5-1/4" base standing against the fnce and cut it. The bevel is only 0 to 45...no more. This is a very poorly designed saw. Stay away!
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Overall 2
2.0

Great saw and blade.

DonB, Amazon
5 March 2014
  • Summary: I use this saw for cutting oak trim and cabinet work. Stable and rigid out of the box. Bought it because of the reviews. The reviews were right! Far better than my similar 12" DeWalt.
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Overall 10
10

Customer Feedback_Makita LS1221 12-Inch Compound Miter Saw Kit

David C. Brock, Amazon
4 March 2014
  • Summary: Right out of the box it was ready to go. Very good accuracy and well balanced. However, changing the blade is cumbersome and an iimprovement to the access cover to the blade shaft nut could be made. The cover should have a parking position to keep it out of the way while loosening and tightening the blade nut.
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Overall 10
10

12in makita miter saw

saddie, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: This saw is simply a dream ! Every feature is a breath to use ! A very smooth running saw ! Plenty of power! Long story short simply amazing !
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid saw and light enough to easily carry outside

Benjamin J. Zara, Amazon
30 July 2013
  • Summary: I've used this saw during some major house renovations. The saw works great, for the money it would be hard to find a more solid saw. The bevel gauge does not have positive stops but the miter gauge does for most major angles. The blade that it comes with will cut crown molding very smoothly without any marks, it is almost not worth the hassle of switching it out for a high tooth blade.
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Overall 8
8.0

Magical

Craig Jardine, Amazon
16 June 2013
  • Summary: Wonderful saw, light weight, cuts wonderful, right out of the box. Have older 9 inch chop saw that will be used for cutting fire-wood for smoker know, since new addition. We'll be looking forward to, doing a lot more projects around house. Quality was beyond, what I expected.
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Overall 10
10

Great Saw for Consistent Cuts

Alex H. "Inustrial Engineer", Amazon
15 May 2013
  • Summary: If you just need to do basic compound miter work, or just use this saw to chop wood to length, this is the saw for you. Where I work, we build shipping wood crates for industrial diesel engine parts that we sell, so we cut a lot of wood down to length. We were replacing a Makita 14" chop saw that we had used for 20+ years and were worried that the build quality wouldn't be the same, but this saw delivers.
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Overall 10
10

Hubby Happy!

Thankful Helpmeet!, Amazon
21 March 2013
  • Summary: This was a great gift for my Hubby at Holiday time. We now have a green house and a garden work bench. We are having fun coming up with new ideas. Works great!
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Overall 6
6.0

Arrived with damage to turn table.

roorider, CPO
21 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Light and easy to transport. Cuts wide crown with ease. Complaint, cast aluminium table dented and marred by heavy steel outrigger supports that were not secured in factory box.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Design
  • Cons: Blade Wears Out Fast
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