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Electronic Age Hits Miter Saws Boone NC

This machine is slightly more expensive than other saws that include a laser but no digital readout. The following article has more information about the saw so read on.

Boone Mall E6
(828) 264-7327
1180 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12.5-17.5
Store Features
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12.5-17.5

Kmart 9547 / Cross Merch
(828) 264-1901
1620 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :0-0 and for Sat:0-0
Sun:0-0
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :0-0 and for Sat:0-0
Sun:0-0

Lowe's
(828) 262-0773
1855 Blowing Rock Road
Boone, NC
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 9 am - 7 pm

LOWE'S OF BOONE, N. C.
828 262-0773
1855 BLOWING ROCK ROAD BOONE, NC, 28607
Boone, NC
 
Lowe's
(828) 897-8700
2014 Tynecastle Highway
Banner Elk, NC
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 9 am - 6 pm

FARMERS RENTALS AND POWER
828-264-6044
678 HWY 105 EXTENSION BOONE, NC, 28607
Boone, NC
 
NEW RIVER BUILDING SUPPLY
828-264-5650
PO BOX 2960 BOONE, NC, 28607
Boone, NC
 
Watauga Building Supply Inc.
(828) 264-2475
587 Hwy 105 Extension
Boone, NC
 
Lowe's of Banner Elk
828-897-8700
2014 Tynecastle Highway Banner Elk, NC, 28604
Banner Elk, NC
 
Lowe's of West Jefferson, NC
336-846-1829
158 Lowes Drive W. Jefferson, NC, 28694
W. Jefferson, NC
 

Electronic Age Hits Miter Saws

Electronic Age Hits Miter Saws

Lasers have proven to be a wonderful way to add safety and accuracy to miter saws. Now Hitachi has taken ease-of-use to a new level by adding both a laser and a digital readout to its C12LCH 12-in. single compound miter saw, $369. The laser casts a line down either side of the saw blade and can be fine-tuned for accuracy. The digital readout shows the chosen angle and bevel settings. Good quality miter saws typically have easy-to-read angle and bevel scales, but you can't beat the simplicity of a digital readout. What a great way to guarantee that you're hitting the correct angle every time! The digital readout is in 0.05-degree increments. The numbers are large, are easy to read and can be backlit when you're in a low-light area. This saw's capacities are great enough—3-7/8-in. thickness and 7-7/8-in. width—to allow easy cutting of crown moldings. Hitachi hopes to improve the digital readout to 0.02 degrees in the near future. Conventional positive stops on the saw at 0, 22.5, 31.6 and 45 degrees (left and right) set up angle cuts. The saw also has positive bevel stops at 0 and 48 degrees and a fine-tune mechanism to simplify tweaking bevel angles.
This machine is slightly more expensive than other saws that include a laser but no digital readout.

Source:
Hitachi, (800) 829-4752, www.hitachi.us/powertools.com, 12-in. compound miter saw, C12LCH, $369.

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