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Electronic Age Hits Miter Saws Petersburg VA

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
(804)520-0402
2600 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Thacker Ace Hardware
(804) 861-6700
3671 S Crater Rd, Wal-Mart On S. Crater Road
Petersburg, VA
 
Kmart 3869 / Cross Merch
(804) 520-5146
116 Southgate Square
Colonial Heig, VA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Lowe's
(804) 957-6201
2085 Waterside Drive
Prince George, VA
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

LOWE'S OF CHESTER, VA.
804 768-8843
2601 WEIR PLACE CHESTER, VA, 23831
Chester, VA
 
The Home Depot
(804)706-4501
12300 Jefferson Davis Hw
Chester, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Southpark Mall
(804) 524-3255
114 Southpark Cir
Colonial Hts, VA
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:8-21
Sun:11-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:8-21
Sun:11-18

Lowe's
(804) 768-8843
2601 Weir Place
Chester, VA
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Kmart 3868 / Cross Merch
(804) 748-6108
12810 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Pleasants Hardware
(804) 275-7002
5140 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Richmond, VA
 

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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