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bamaranch 05-22-2010 05:03 PM

Ryobi 10" sliding miter
I'm in the miter saw market - mainly for DIY projects around the house - a deck, light framing (blocking, adding a closet), and eventually molding/trim projects.

I thought I'd be priced out of the sliding market, but saw this today.

Any experience with this saw out there?

acerunner 05-24-2010 12:51 PM

I've been looking at the kobalt one for myself. It's looks alot sturdier for the same price.

arcangle 05-26-2010 02:03 PM

The laser quit on mine, but with a Freud Diablo blade I have been quite happy with it. So far used it to replace baseboards throughout my house and build my garden shed.

I usually buy tools based on my estimated usage and the cost of them. Then I look for the best bang for my buck. Of course I like to splurge occasionally but for a saw I am going to use 1 weekend a month for the next 3 years, something like this works quite well.

With my cordless circular saw I was able to use and abuse it for 2 years, then when it burnt out replace it with the same unit and it still cost me less than 1 "GOOD" brand.

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