RIDGID 15-Amp 12 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Adjustable Laser-MS1290LZA - The Home Depot


Model # MS1290LZA

Internet # 204321514

Store SKU # 295598

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

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

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$399.00 / each


Model # MS1290LZA

Internet # 204321514

Store SKU # 295598

Offering bevel cuts in both directions, this RIDGID 15-Amp 12 in. Sliding Compound Mitre Saw is a versatile Mitre tool that helps you maximize your productivity. The saw has a 0- to 61-degree miter range that accommodates a wide variety of cuts with crown molding. The saw's miter detent release and bypass thumb wheel provide quick engagement and release of miter detent stops. Its 2-1/2 in. dust port and the included collection bag help keep cleanup to a minimum.

  • 15-amp motor helps you power through tough jobs
  • 12 in. blade for great cutting capacity
  • 0- to 47-degree dual bevel for precise cutting
  • 0- to 61-degree miter range accommodates a wide variety of cuts with crown moulding
  • Miter detent release and bypass thumb wheel for quick engagement and release of miter detent stops
  • Exactline laser alignment system makes it easy to align the blade with the cut line
  • Sliding design helps you cut wider pieces of wood for enhanced versatility
  • Repeat-a-cut fence helps you mark the fence for repetitive cuts
  • 2-1/2 in. dust port with the included collection bag helps keep cleanup to a minimum
  • Trigger switch design for easy saw operation

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Assembled Depth (in.)  36.93 in  Assembled Height (in.)  20.87 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  26.38 in  Blade Diameter  12 in 
Product Depth (in.)  40.10  Product Height (in.)  22 
Product Width (in.)  26.3  Table Length (in.)  15.5 
Table Width (in.)  22 
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left  9.5"  90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left  13.5" 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Right  13.5"  Amperage (amps)  15 
Arbor Size  1 In.  Bench & Stationary Tool Type  Compound Miter Saw 
Bench or Stationary  Stationary  Bevel Type  Dual 
Color Family  Gray  Cord Length (ft.) 
Cordless/Corded  Corded  Dust Collection Method  Bag 
Electric Brake  Yes  Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.)  13.5 
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Left  47 °  Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Right  47 ° 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Left  60 °  Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Right  60 ° 
Maximum Speed (rpm)  4000  Maximum miter capacity  13.5 
Miter Saw Type  Sliding Compound  No Tool Blade Change  No 
Power Tool Product Type  Bench & Stationary  Product Weight (lb.)  68.46 lb 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year Warranty, Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days 


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 131 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 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 out of 5 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 out of 5 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 out of 5 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 out of 5 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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