Is the dws780 worth the money?

Is the dws780 worth the money?

If you have a need for the large cutting capacities, this tool is well-worth the money. I highly recommend for woodworkers and professionals. This is not really an entry-level saw, however, if you know you’ll put it to good use, I would still recommend this tool as a first-time miter saw for most people.

Are sliding miter saws accurate?

Chop-cutting accuracy at 90° was on par with other saws at 1/256 inch in 4 inches and slide accuracy was good at 1/128 inch in 12 inches. While the 90° straight cuts were good, slide miter cuts were only fair. The blade shows some measurable and visible wobble and the head has some deflection.

Where is the Dewalt 779 made?

Each generation has gotten better and better for the most part. This is somewhat of an anomaly. It is pretty much the 780 without the XPS light. Like the Flexvolt saws this is made in Taiwan instead of Mexico.

Will a compound miter saw cut a 4×4?

The 7 ¼” blade is typical with circular or miter saws, but the maximum cutting depth is roughly 2 ½”. This means that you cannot make a complete cut through a 4×4 with one pass. You will need at least one more pass and possibly more to make a complete cut through a 4×4.

Is Dewalt 779 good?

There is a reason why the DeWALT DWS779 12″ dual bevel sliding compound miter saw is top rated in miter saws. It is easy to use and a power horse. The cutting capabilities are impressive, 13 3/4″ wide cross cut, 50-60 deg miter angle cuts and up to 49 deg bevel angle cuts.

What is XPS technology on a miter saw?

Essentially XPS technology uses an LED to project light down either side of the blade, creating a shadow of the blade in the work area. As the blade lowers, the shadow sharpens, darkens and shows exactly how wide the cut will be once it’s made.

Which miter saw is better sliding vs fixed?

– Precise cuts- A miter is specifically designed for making accurate and angled cuts. – Portable – Most of the miter saws are portable. – Safe – Miter saws are safer to use as they have no kickback.

What is the best sliding compound saw?

DEWALT DWS779 Sliding Compound Miter Saw. This 12-inch double bevel is a definite workhorse.

  • Makita LS1219L 12″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw. This dual bevel sliding compound features a laser so you can easily see the line of cut and know if the blade
  • Metabo HPT C10FCGS Compound Miter Saw.
  • Bosch Power Tools GCM12SD.
  • Which miter saw is best?

    – The bevel has a 45-degree range for a cleaner cut – Horizontal handle offers a more secure grip – Instruction manual included for easy setup

    How to choose a compound miter saw?

    A good quality of blade will practically make an effective cut on the wood or any substance you are cutting.

  • A blade that can smoothly run or slide unto the surface of the substance being cut will definitely save your miter saw’s motor from early damage.
  • Safety is always a big factor.
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