Makita LS1040 Review

By August 9, 2016Tools
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Price: $209.99
17 new from $209.990 used
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP motor for improved performance; 4,600 RPM
  • Dual post compound pivoting arm
  • Bevel cuts up to 45° to the left
  • Miter cuts 0°-45° left and 0°-52° right
  • Positive miter stops at 9 settings: 15°, 22.5°, 30°, 45°, right or left and 0° (90° cuts)
  • Weighs only 27.3 lbs. for easy portability
  • Precision machined aluminum base ensures accurate cuts
  • Performs compound cutting operations
  • Shaft lock for easy blade changes
  • Socket Wrench (782212-4)
  • 40T Carbide Tipped Blade (A-93669)
  • Dust Bag (122852-0)
  • Triangular Rule (762001-3)
  • Vertical Vise (122536-0)
  • LS1016LX5
  • LS1216LX4
  • LS1216L
  • LS1016L
  • LS1016
  • LS0714
  • LS1040F
  • LS1221
  • Features powerful 15 amp motor and dual post compound pivoting arm
  • Provides a large capability with cuts 52 degrees right and 47 degrees left with 9 positive stops at 15, 22-1/2, 30, 45 degrees left or right and 0 degrees
  • Durably designed with a machined aluminum base, dual aluminum base, dual slide rails and a carbide tip blade
  • Saw includes vertical vise, blade, wrench and triangular rule
  • Covered by 1-Year warranty
Powerful Motor – The Makita LS1040 miter saw features a 15-amp powerful motor that delivers a speed of 4,600 RPM.
Durable – You won’t have to worry about breakage as this stainless steel miter saw is able to resist accidental drops to the ground.
Safer – The plastic handle featured in this miter saw ensures that you don’t harm your hands while using it.
Precision – The featured precision machined aluminum base featured in this miter saw guarantees accurate cuts.
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Plastic handle – While the plastic handle does provide safety, some reviewers have complained about it being difficult to adjust properly when using this miter saw.
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Francis K.

About Francis K.

Francis K. doesn’t stray too far from his toolshed. In fact, other than a brief stint at college, he’s been working on DIY projects or professional woodworking since he was a teenager. If it involves handiwork and a little elbow grease, he’s your guy.