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The DeWalt DW717 is a 10" double-bevel sliding miter saw offered by DeWalt.

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Pros

solid build quality - very little use of plastics

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matches 10" saws from Bosch and Makita

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comparable to a larger 12"

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nice big fence

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fairly mobile considering its high level of functionality/performance

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large cut capacity

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Can cut 12inches at 45degrees

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The ability to adjust the detent plate is a nice touch that all miter saws should have

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Will cut 14 inches with the special fence set up

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the push down to lock miter lock is less cumbersome than having to tighten by turning

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good LED light

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Cons

stock blade does not do it justice

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poor dust collection - common for DeWalt

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expensive and large for occasional home use

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The DeWalt DW717 is a 10" double-bevel sliding miter saw offered by DeWalt. Powered by a 15 amp, 4,000 rpm motor, this is a durable and powerful saw. To ensure an accurate cut, the DW717 features a bevel detent system, adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate, precise miter system and a machined base fence support.  A two piece blade guard system gives it some durability, and safety.  This model has the best in class cutting capacity, with a dual bevel design for left or right rotation. The tall sliding fence handles 6-1/4" crown molding, and easily moves out of the way for bevel cuts.  It has a 60° left and 52° right miter capacity. This is a lightweight and portable saw, weighing only 51 lbs.

Features
  • Exclusive bevel detent system
  • Exclusive adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate
  • Exclusive precise miter system
  • Exclusive machined base fence system
  • Two piece blade guard system
  • Best in class cutting capacity
  • Dual bevel design - left or right
  • Tall sliding fence
  • Miter capacity - 60° left and 52° right
  • Cam lock miter handle
  • Exclusive cross cut stop
  • Miter detent override
  • Works with DWS7085 or DW7187
Specifications
  • Amps: 15 Amps
  • No Load Speed: 4,000 rpm
  • Blade Diameter: 10 "
  • Arbor Size: 5/8 "
  • Vertical Capacity: Baseboard Against Fence: 6" L - 3- 1/2" R
  • Vertical Capacity: Crown Molding Vertically Nested: 6- 1/4"
  • Horizontal Capacity: Baseboard Lying Flat: 14"
  • Horizontal Capacity: Crown Molding Lying Flat: 10- 3/4 "
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