Model # MS255SR

Internet #203132245

RIDGID 10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Dual Laser Guide
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10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Dual Laser Guide

  • Gravity LED light illuminates the work area in all positions
  • Dual laser lines provide more visible cutting kerf indication
  • Upfront bevel index pin for controlling the blade tilt
$349.00 /each

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The RIDGID 10 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw has a powerful 15Amp motor with a soft start and constant speed control for stable cutting in high load conditions. Make fast and precise adjustments with the upfront bevel lock control and miter lock lever for quick angle adjustments. An innovative gravity LED light illuminates the work area in all positions. It is ideal for the professional user in a wide range of specialties including general contractors, woodworkers, cabinetry and flooring.

  • Powerful 15 Amp motor has a soft start and constant speed control for comfortable use under different load conditions
  • In-line handle for both right and left hand use which eliminates any side force to the blade for seamless cutting
  • Miter detent knob provides quick action releases or bypasses miter detent index points with one simple motion
  • Convenient upfront bevel lock control there's no need to reach behind the saw for lock/release
  • Miter lock lever provides users with easy access to make quick angle adjustments
  • Upper sliding and lower pivot fence provide extreme support to any thin work piece
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Name 15 Amp 10 in. Dual Bevel Miter Saw with Laser 10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Dual Laser Guide 15 Amp 12 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw 15 Amp 12 in. Corded Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw with 70 Degree Miter Capacity
Brand RIDGID RIDGID DEWALT RIDGID
Ratings (72) (208) (74) (340)
Miter Saw Type Compound Sliding Compound Sliding Compound Sliding Compound
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Bevel Type Dual Dual Dual Dual
Power Tool Features Laser Guide,Positive Stops No Additional Features Positive Stops Bag Included,Electric Brake,Positive Stops
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 3.5 3.5 6.75 4
Reconditioned No No No No
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Customer Questions & Answers

Which is better for a beginner to build shelving / bookcase; sliding miter saw or table saw

Asked by: Anonymous
Definitely agree with "Sing". But for a little more than the price of this excellent Rigid CMS, you can have both! Look at the Ryobi 10" CMS (12" crosscut capacity) and the Ryobi 10 in. Portable Table Saw with Quick Stand (27" rip capacity). These saws are excellent entry level DIY tools. They are easy to store and easy to move around. Craftsman also has comparable saws. Watch all the YouTube videos on table saw safety! Saws do not cut...they cut off!!!
Answered by: pmikejunot
Date published: 2017-04-08

Does this saw have a stop and depth setting for dado cuts?

Asked by: Anonymous
It does but it appears worthless. The depth adjustment is very minor and you need to be careful not to hit the bottom under the table. The non-sliding miter saw has a much deeper cut and I never had to worry about depth. I just upgraded from a Ridged 10" non-slider to a 10" slider and I am disappointed at how shallow the cut goes. Not sure what I'll do now. Maybe go back and check out a DeWalt slider.
Answered by: texasgolfer
Date published: 2016-08-18

Does this 10" saw fit a specific Ridgid stand? If so, which stand accomodates this saw?

Asked by: Anonymous
This saw can fit almost any stand. I use a folding delta to move it around. Rigid stand is a lot better constructed.
Answered by: lwillie
Date published: 2017-03-07

If I buy this saw online, it still comes with the lifetime warranty correct?

Asked by: WoodWerx
Yes the Ridgid sliding miter saw come with a life time warranty if purchases online or in the store. You must redgiater the saw with Ridgid to obtain the warranty or settle for a three year warranty,if not registered.
Answered by: JimyD
Date published: 2017-03-04
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10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Dual Laser Guide is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 208.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Right out the box I check the alignment of the saw. The table was square to the fence and the bl... Right out the box I check the alignment of the saw. The table was square to the fence and the blade was perpendicular to the table. My first cuts were dead on. The Diablo 40 tooth blade was put right to the test building Christmas tree stands cutting an entire pallet of pressure treated fence boards. I stacked them 3 high and cut them into three 2 foot pieces. Almost two hours of constant cutting The Diablo blade and Ridgid saw work great together, quick smooth cuts. I like both the soft start and the blade breaking. The soft start allowed the saw and shop vac to share the same outlet. No tripping of the circuit breakers.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product came squared and ready to cut. Saw cuts smooth and precise. The Laser and light are a gre... Product came squared and ready to cut. Saw cuts smooth and precise. The Laser and light are a great feature. Collects dust very well. I bolted it on a Kobalt stand no problem. I love the handle placement. Makes cutting with either hand a breeze! Don't hesitate, pick up this saw! Built this farmhouse table below and everything came out great!
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you are a wood butcher with a framing axes on hip this is not the saw for you, buy a DeWalt 12... If you are a wood butcher with a framing axes on hip this is not the saw for you, buy a DeWalt 12" sliding miter but if you are stain grade finish craftsman you will love this saw. For twice or even 3 times the price you can't beat this saw. The soft start, center handle, ambidextrous trigger, front controls and blade brake give the cabinet quality craftsman a saw that can reduce his work load and make accurate reputable cuts. The dust collection pickup needs a little attention as do all miter saws but is a easy fix with a duct tape extension. The saw came set at dead on zero and the diablo blade is plus. The double laser can help production and gravity light is nice extra if you are cutting in low light conditions. In my opinion Ridgid set a new standard for finish miter saws with this 10 inch beauty.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I've owned this saw for several years now, and it's served me well for this-and-that projects. O... I've owned this saw for several years now, and it's served me well for this-and-that projects. Only one warning (at least on mine) - when you tighten down the back fence, it goes out of square with the table. This can be a real pain with crown molding if you're doing it with the crown against the fence and making only a °45 cut. The crown markings are rather vague and a bit off, so, the only downside to this saw would be for crown molding cuts.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I was in the market for a 10 inch gliding / compound mitre saw, and did a little bit of research ... I was in the market for a 10 inch gliding / compound mitre saw, and did a little bit of research before making this purchase. This saw came highly recommended by Woodworkers Journal, so I figured I'd give it a go. I did a fairly extensive recessed-panel wainscoting project with this saw (about 50 linear feet), so I broke it in with pretty heavy use over a couple of weeks. The saw performed really well, and I'm very happy with the purchase. It was really a pleasure to use. I swapped the stock 40 tooth Diablo blade for a 60 tooth one, but it was nice to see the saw come with a good high quality blade (I actually moved it to my table saw). I would encourage everyone to read the manual and adjust the saw before use (calibrating the laser, etc.), because that will save you a lot of time and aggravation later. Really only a couple negatives: 1. The lever for locking the saw's mitre angle is a little clunky. When you are making lots of adjustments on the fly (like mitreing both ends of panel moulding), it starts to get annoying, because it isn't fast, and more than a few times the skin on my hand got pinched, and I did a bit of cursing. But, for light / normal use, like casing a window, this probably wouldn't be an issue. 2. The dual laser lines are wider than the kerf on the blades, so it's not 100% accurate. If you set it in the middle, it will still be off by a 16th of an inch or so. So, you need to get used to this and adjust. If you can live with both of the above, then I definitely recommend this saw.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Been in operation for about 2 weeks now. Have cut rough barn wood to fine cut picture frames. A... Been in operation for about 2 weeks now. Have cut rough barn wood to fine cut picture frames. Accuracy is excellent. The slow start and stop on the drive is an excellent feature. Operational controls are very ergonomic. I have worked in residential construction for years and this is my first Rigid power tool. Great Diablo blade.. I have always used these blades and this coming stock on the saw was an added bonus. So far I have been very pleased with my purchase.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Well Thought Out Design I have used many many miter saws and use them daily (as a hardwood flooring installer, among many other carpentry tasks) over the last 12 years or so. Some cheap, some expensive (including Festool Kapex) and everything in between. I won't go into deep thought or detail about this $349 saw, because I don't think it's necessary. instead I will say this, it is solid and heavy, it is presise, has every feature as a saw costing much more(and alot they don't have i.e. the front bevel lock is just so sweet, you never have to reach behind the saw, led gravity light, crown stop on the slide, brilliant). Don't procrastinate like I did for the last 5mo just order it now before they sell out of them....again . Can't wait to get the Ridgid Miter saw stand too .....
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this beast a week ago after finding out that this model was being discontinued. Given th... I bought this beast a week ago after finding out that this model was being discontinued. Given that I've had this on my wishlist for years, and that it's easily one of the BEST saws for under $600, I didn't want to miss the opportunity to own one. Last Saturday, I built some garage shelves at my dad's house, which required many miter cuts. Right out of the box this saw was cutting through 2x4s like they were butter. It is fairly heavy but that isn't necessarily a bad thing, the extra weight is due to the high quality of construction, giving me faith that this saw will easily last my lifetime. Notable features: + Diablo blade included + Dual guide lasers were calibrated perfectly right out of the box + Gravity LED light works very well in the poorly lit areas + All adjustment controls are up front and make life easy + Lifetime Service Agreement Sidenote: With the number of features and adjustments that this thing has, you will absolutely want to read the manual, even if you're a miter saw veteran.
Date published: 2017-03-03
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