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Makita LS1221

Highlight: Lightest saw tested; easiest to carry.

My two cents: "Most accurate saw right out of the box. Has a really nice blade."

Tool stats: 37 pounds, 4,000 rpm, single bevel, 40-tooth carbide-tipped blade, one-year warranty, 52 dB. Miter/bevel range: 48 degrees left and right/45 degrees left. Cross-cut capacity at 90 degrees: 6 inches. Maximum stock height: 3 inches.

Price: about $360; Makita
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