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Milwaukee

Model 6955-20

Internet #100645487

12 in. Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw

$649.00 /each
  • Miter Angle Digital Readout- provides repeatable accuracy to 0.1
  • Powerful 15.0 Amp, 3.3 Max HP Direct Drive Motor
  • 5 year limited tool warranty

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Feature 1

Includes one 12 in. miter saw, blade wrench, carbide-tipped blade and dust bag

Feature 2

Up to 75% of the dust and debris from cuts is caught by integral dust channel

Feature 3

Job site lights included

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amperage

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15 amps

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max cut thickness

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6 in.

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cord length

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8 ft.

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Warranty

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5 year

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Milwaukee's 15 amp Sliding Dual-Bevel Miter Saw features a powerful 3.3 hp motor that delivers up to 3200 RPM for making difficult cuts in hard lumber. For tough jobs, it also has a 12 in. blade for even more durability. You can easily dial in precise miter angles using the fine adjustment with detent override.

  • Includes one 12 in. miter saw, blade wrench, carbide-tipped blade and dust bag
  • Dual integral job site lights that illuminate the workpiece and cut line from either side of the blade
  • Miter cuts 55 Degree to the left and 60 Degree to the right for versatility
  • Miter angle digital readout that provides repeatable accuracy to 1/10 of a degree
  • Dual horizontal steel rails with three large linear bearings that deliver smooth sliding action
  • Constant power technology that maintains a constant cutting speed while under load
  • Soft start that helps decrease the head movement on startup
  • Integral dust channel that captures up to 75% of the dust and debris from cuts
  • CSA and UL listed
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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does this saw have a lazer for cutting precise?

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July 6, 2015
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There is not a lazer on this saw but an aftermarket lazer can be bolted on.
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April 29, 2015
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No this saw does not, it has an over head light system. However, once you understand the blade placement it is every bit as accurate. I attached a you tube video that will allow a complete review from an independent use. Hope this helps.
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June 3, 2014
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No, but an aftermarket one could be added to it.
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March 11, 2014
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This 12" Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw does not have a laser but it does offer two lights positioned to illuminate the cutting surface, helping with accuracy when making precise cuts.
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Does this saw include a stand? If it does not, how much would the stand cost? Could it be shipped together to take advantage of the free delivery?

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June 3, 2014
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No, no stand included.
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Chicago, IL, USA
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February 5, 2013
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No it does not include the stand. Look on this sight and pick one out or do what I did buy one from Amazon and you can get free shipping from them. Do not but the Power mate 7000 stand. I got that one and I am not happy with it at all.
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Eau Claire, WI, USA
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December 2, 2012
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Does not include a stand, although it would be helpful it it did. A good stand can cost around $120.
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Idaho, USA
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December 1, 2012
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No, but HD sells some universal miter saw stands that will work just fine.
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if I don't like the saw, can I return it to the store, or do I have to ship it back

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October 17, 2012
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Yes you can return it to your local store with your receipt of course .because it is only sold online
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Online purchases can be returned to your nearest store. Or to any HD, for that matter.
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October 23, 2012
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YOU CAN RETURN IT TO YOUR CLOSEST HOME DEPOT STORE.
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October 18, 2012
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Hello Valued Customer,
Thanks for your question and interest in this item. This item offers a 90 day return policy.
For your convenience, items purchased on homedepot.com can be returned to any of our retail stores nationwide (Including all The Home Depot retail stores and The Floor Store locations). A refund will be issued to the original form of payment. I have also provided a link of our return policy
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Hello Valued Customer,
Thanks for your question and interest in this item. This item offers a 90 day return policy.
For your convenience, items purchased on homedepot.com can be returned to any of our retail stores nationwide (Including all The Home Depot retail stores and The Floor Store locations). A refund will be issued to the original form of payment. I have also provided a link of our return policy for your convenience. I hope this helps!
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How do you modify the saw so the right fence will slide and what tool did you use to modify?

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November 25, 2013
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There is a stopper added to the right side fence but it can easily be removed with a grinder and a thin metal cutting blade.
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simply grind out the stop with a stone tool / however its no as nessasary as most people think.
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November 25, 2013
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We do not recommend modifying the 6955-20 Milwaukee® 12" Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw in any way as it will void the warranty or may cause the tool to be unsafe.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 97 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Overall a good quality saw, but with some issues. In all this is a good quality saw that has some nice features. The lights, digital miter readout, and a soft start motor are great. It's also solid and well built. That said it also has it's flaws. The old school undermount rails are reasonably smooth, but as with all undermounts when you push the head of the saw in , you are basically pushing at an angle which tends to introduce unwanted error. This is one of the reasons most rails these days are mounted higher up. The upward facing miter detents tend to collect sawdust, and if you are not very diligent about cleaning them, they can easily throw your cuts off by half a degree or more. Curiously the miter table sits slightly lower than the rest of the table, and when cutting thin delicate pieces this can cause unwanted tearout and even a slight bevel on the cut end. This is a great saw for framing, decking, or something similar, where durability is more important than precision, but I can't recommend it for high end finish work or cabinet making August 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best I have used Most accurate out of box clean cuts even with 60 tooth blade August 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by 12" slide miter saw The saw has a lot of power but it takes a little long to get up the RPM.The base and slide is smooth and easy to use. August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Decent The dust collection intake is too low the table needs to be a typical measurement so that you could set it up on a piece of plywood pick up a few drops & bam your ready to go May 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I read all the reviews to make sure this review addressed the market concerns Let us start by stating this review is based on a large construction crew of both framers amd finishers. We own 15 units at this time. Bought the first one in 2006. Unlike others who experianced problems we maintain and service all our tools in regular intervals as well as clean an lubricate them. We have never had a failure on any of the 15 units. Except for a burned out lamp. Each saw has well over 2000 hours of service against it. I do agree it is a heavy saw but on my experiance you get what you pay for and tools are always about the guage of material they are made from. As tools go it is a portable saw. Its is not too heavy in our opinion and we dont believe they should be left out side to allow the elements to cause a failure. Our insurance carrier would deem that negligence. February 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by It works great! The saw is extremely heavy so if you are able to use it on a work bench, the weight is not an issue. When I saw the size of the box when it was delivered, I thought, oh my, what have I bought. But, I love the it cuts wide lumber without having to turn the board around or lift the board up for it to cut. It works really well. I think the price is associated with the brand since there are others that are less expensive that can do the same thing. I am sold on the brand though. March 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This saw works wonderfully We bought this saw mainly for putting in our new hardwood floors and trim. It has exceeded our expectations. I love the digital miter control, it operates smoothly, cleanly and accurately. I will using this in the future for many more projects that I thought I would not be able to construct myself. October 30, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This saw is a MONSTER! This saw is Awesome. From the digital read out to the power of the motor. It is large and heavy but sets on a very stable base. The saw was squared to the table right out of the box with the blade already on. This really was a "plug'n'go" saw. The hand grip is very comfortable and user friendly with a switch easily accessible for the LED lights. I did use the saw at night, using only the LED's to light my cut line. I was impressed. The miter has built in stops that are actually true and lock in with ZERO slop. The true power test for me was a cut across grain in a piece of 3" thick 6" wide white oak. It was like I was cutting a 1x4 piece of PINE! There was no power loss at all. It was a quick smooth cut. I've used most of the brands out there, and this is definitely the BEST. The draw backs are: not a wide table, but due to the weight of the saw, anymore weight would not make this a portable saw. No hold downs and I wish the digital readout was on a switch, It is on the whenever the saw is plugged in. December 4, 2012
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