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Electronic Age Hits Miter Saws Palmer AK

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.

The Home Depot
(907)357-8181
1255 Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Wasilla, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Weld Air Alaska
(907) 373-2000
301 Centaur Wasilla, AK, 99654
Wasilla, AK
 
Spenard Builders Supply- Wasilla
907-373-2806
2501 E Bogard Road Wasilla, AK, 99654
Wasilla, AK
 
Spenard Builders Supply- Big Lake
907-892-6001
10927 Big Lake Road Big Lake, AK, 99652
Big Lake, AK
 
The Home Depot
(907)644-5646
1715 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Wasilla - B
(907) 352-6800
1000 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:11-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:11-18

Lowe's
(907) 352-3100
2561 East Sun Mountain Avenue
Wasilla, AK
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Alaska Industrial Hardware- Wasilla
907-376-5274
751 West Parks Hwy Wasilla, AK, 99654
Wasilla, AK
 
The Home Depot
(907)283-2228
10480 Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(907)357-8181
1255 Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Wasilla, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

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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