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Model # MS1290LZA

Internet # 204321514

Store SKU # 295598

15-Amp 12 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Adjustable Laser

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$499.00 /each




Model # MS1290LZA

Internet # 204321514

Store SKU # 295598

Offering bevel cuts in both directions, this RIDGID 12 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Adjustable Laser helps you maximize your productivity with a heavy duty 15-Amp motor. The saw has a 0° to 61° miter range that accommodates a wide variety of cuts with crown moulding. A work clamp with quick-release lever securely holds your material in place.

  • Includes miter saw, Exactline adjustable laser guide, carbide tipped blade, dust bag, dust guide, work clamp, blade wrench and hex keys
  • 12 in. blade with tool-free blade depth adjustment ability to make dado and rabbet cuts
  • 0° to 47° dual bevel for precise cutting
  • Miter detent release and bypass thumb wheel for quick engagement and release of miter detent stops
  • Sliding design and large, expandable table help you cut wider pieces of wood for enhanced versatility
  • Exactline laser alignment system makes it easy to align the blade with the cut line
  • Repeat-A-Cut marking surface lets you mark the fence for repetitive cuts
  • 2-1/2 in. dust port with the included collection bag helps keep cleanup to a minimum
  • 3-year warranty and lifetime service agreement
  • Trigger switch design for easy saw operation

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Blade Diameter 
12 in 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Table Length (in.) 
Table Width (in.) 
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Right 
Amperage (amps) 
Arbor Size 
1 In. 
Bench & Stationary Tool Type 
Compound Miter Saw 
Bench or Stationary 
Bevel Type 
Color Family 
Cord Length (ft.) 
Dust Collection Method 
Electric Brake 
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Left 
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Right 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Left 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Right 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
Maximum miter capacity 
Miter Saw Type 
Sliding Compound 
No Tool Blade Change 
Power Tool Features 
Bag Included,Laser Guide,Positive Stops 
Power Tool Product Type 
Bench & Stationary 
Product Weight (lb.) 
68.46 lb 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase 


Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 183 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Parts cost the same as new saw Tried to get new arm. They want to sell me a whole new assembly for $278. That's almost what I paid for the saw. Buy a Makita August 18, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great Value Replaced 12" Dewalt saw with the Ridgid after the Dewalt burnt out. I picked up the saw and stand for substantially less than the Dewalt counterpart, I wasn't too sure at the time but 6 months later I couldn't be happier with my decision to move to Ridgid. I use it it nearly everyday at the job site and it is hardly showing signs of wear. It is solid, accurate, versatile, and comes with the best warranty out there. The only things I could say negatively is that the dust collection is less effective than I would have preferred even with a vac, and it seems really loud. I will be replacing other power tools when the time comes with Ridgid. November 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great saw with great value The saw operates at a superior level more than expected for the price paid. The saw cuts accurately and has a very good amount of power. The saw cuts square on all cuts and is very stable because of the weight of the saw. I chose not to purchase and use the portable stand as I like to use it on my bench. The only draw back to the saw is the dust collection system as it does not collect anything at all. I use a vacuum system to collect all the cuttings and this does a good job for me. I highly recommed this saw and I believe this will be the last miter saw I have to buy because of the excellent warranty. November 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 12" Sliding Compound Miter Saw has held up I've been using this miter saw for over 5 years now without a hitch. I love the the big deck this saw has as it makes it great when doing crown molding Out of the box I found the saw was set up and ready to go, I have had saws in the past that I've had to make adjustments to the fence as they have not be set up square to the blade, so I always check my saws. Like others have said the dust bag could use some improvement but again I've had this issue with other saws I've owned. This saw is heavier than other saws I've had but I just leave it on the stand. Overall a great saw that I would recommend. November 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Most-used power tool I have I bought this saw ten years ago when a trim carpenter for a home-building firm. I have since retired but still use it in my own wood shop and continue to find new ways to use it for all sorts of projects. Service was excellent the one time it was needed. I especially appreciate the life-time warrantee service which saved me a pile of money when a scrap piece of wood jammed into and bent the pivot point. Of all my power tools, I would miss this saw the most if I lost it. Well worth the money, I would do it again in a heart-beat. Love you, RIDGID! November 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The Most Comprehensive Desgin in Mitre Saw I bought this particular tools for more than 10 years of time. I bought this for my retail shop decoration work. It gave me a accurate cutting and handy adjustment no matter cross cut of angle cut, its work excellent. For power it given no doubt of it. Today, I use it for new workshop at home. It does most of the cutting work which save me a lot of time to complete my work. Verdict: YOu use it you will love it. Good Power Tools. Thanks for your watching November 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing durability and function Have owned this saw since 2009, the 12" blade provides easy cutting of up to 6x6 posts, the portable table is amazing for long boards and setting up, as well as portability, makes great work of crown moulding and beautiful straight cuts. Only wish back was slightly taller so a jig isn't required to do crown and is on the heavy side. Overall amazing saw with many more projects to come November 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fantastic saw! My wife bought this for me as an early christmas present. I was blown away at how easy everything on this saw was to control, from the slide to the angle of cut. Definitely recommend this saw to anyone from the weekend home renovator, to the tradesmen. December 9, 2014
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