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The Makita LS1221 is a mid-grade is a 12" compound miter saw (workbench) .

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Pros

fences are very square to the table

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makes accurate cuts exactly where they're intended

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every component is durable and able to take a little abuse

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very reliable, will work for months without any repair issues

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plenty of power to cut through tougher materials

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Cons

not enough contrast on the bevel gage

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no way to support the blade fence out of the way, makes changing the saw blade tricky

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motor makes an irritating sound when first started

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The Makita LS1221 is a mid-grade is a 12" compound miter saw (workbench). A powerful 15 amp motor ensures consistent power and functionality and as Makita claims "will never break down". The Makita LS1221 compound miter saw also includes additional features such as a 4 1/2" tall pivoting fence for large stock support, a carbide tipped blade for precise and straight cuts, and 9 positive stops (15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45° left or right and at 0°).

Features
  • Mid-grade 12" compound miter saw
  • Powerful15 amp motor ensures consistent power
  • 4 1/2" tall pivoting fence for large stock support
  • Carbide tipped blade for precise and straight cuts
  • 9 Positive Stops; 15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45° left or right and at 0°
Specs
  • Includes
    • 12" Miter saw
    • Vertical Vise
    • Dust bag
    • 2 extension wings
    • Triangular Rule
    • Socket wrench (#13)
  • Blade Diameter: 12"
  • Arbor: 1"
  • RPM: 4,000
  • Amps: 15.0
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 24"
    • Width: 26 1/2"
    • Height: 23 7/8"
  • Weight: 36.4 pounds
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