Makita’s New Cordless Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw
Over the last year or so we’ve seen the cordless tool offerings really focus on small 12 volt compact tools and lots of 18V impact type tools. Well this week an exciting announcement from Makita has something entirely new to consider. Makita has now introduced a cordless dual slide miter saw! The new saw is the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 7-1/2″ Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw (model LXSL01).
The new LXSL01 weighs only 28 lbs and is designed to offer a flooring and trim carpenters a versatile, light weight miter saw capable of accurate and precise cuts.
“The new LXSL01 will cut a two-by-twelve at 90 degrees and a two-by-eight at 45 degrees, yet it weighs only 27.5 pounds making it jobsite portable which is ideal for room-to-room applications,” said Ethan Haughawout, Makita Product Manager, Cordless Tools. “This saw offers a portable and precision cutting solution to remodelers, floor contractors, cabinet installers, case and base installers, and more. And the best part is this new miter saw is one of over 40 tools that will run off the same Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery.”
Specifications and Features
- Powerful Makita-built motor delivers 2,200 RPM
- Compact design at only 27.5 lbs. for increased jobsite portability
- Large dimensional lumber capacity: 2″ x 12″ at 90° and 2″ x 8″ at 45°
- Four steel rail sliding system increases rigidity to produce superior accurate cuts
Compatible with Makita’s Jobsite Miter Saw Stand
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