Makita Ls1040 10″ Compound Miter Saw
Makita ls1040 10″ compound miter saw is article about Buying Advice bookmarked by bob with ID 11674291906 was uploaded on 25-03-2019 and has been viewed 194,910 times.
I wasn't asking for much as I hunted for a new miter saw.I simply wanted a unit that was rock solid with no slop in any moving part, super lightweight for portability, easy to adjust, precise locking locations for common cuts, high powered, and under $200.
I was willing to forego the depth capacity of a 12″ blade, and the width capacity of a sliding saw, but I occasionally cut crown molding, so I needed the ability to perform a bevel and miter cut at the same time; a capability offered only by a compound miter saw.
With these criteria in mind, I went into my usual 18 month research cycle before plunking down my dough.The winner? The Makita LS1040 10″ Compound Miter Saw, list price $320, street price approximately $200.
Overview.The LS1040 features a powerful, smooth running 15-amp motor, a solidly constructed dual post pivoting arm, solid fence, integrated dust collection, positive miter stops with 9 common settings, electric blade break and aluminum base.
It weighs in at just over 27 pounds, which I found to be heavy enough to remain stable, and light enough to move around in the shop when needed.Monkey test.(Can I have...