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Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw
Model#: HITNC8FSE
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Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Model#: HITNC8FSE
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The Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2-in Sliding Compound Miter Saw provides smooth, accurate miters and crosscuts in a variety of work pieces, including trim and crown molding. Its gliding slide system allows for easy handling of large framing pieces, and its compound cutting capability provides versatility on the job. An ideal tool for trim carpenters, framers, and woodworkers who demand precision and reliability, the C8FSE is the lightest and most portable sliding compound miter saw in its class.
Features:
  • Powered by a 9.5 amp motor with a no-load speed of 5,500 RPM to smoothly handle the toughest cutting applications
  • Positive miter stops for quick adjustments to 15, 22.5, 31.6, and 45 degrees to the left and right
  • Precise compound cuts with 48 degree bevel angle left and 5 degree bevel angle right
  • Only 31 lbs. for lightweight portability
  • Sturdy construction stands up to jobsite travel and tough high-volume tasks while retaining accurate measurements
  • Easy-to-read measurements and quick settings on miter and bevel scales
  • Linear ball bearing slide system for superior accuracy and ease of use
  • Vertical handle with soft, vibration reducing elastomer grip
  • Electronic speed control for consistent RPM while cutting for maximum control
  • Adjustable pivot fence broadly supports work piece, such as crown molding lying flat, for improved stability while cutting
  • Splinter guard reduces tear out and increases user safety
  • Externally replaceable carbon brushes for prolonged life of the tool
  • Dust collector attachment minimizes airborne particles
Includes:
  • 8-1/2-in Sliding Compound Miter Saw - C8FSE
  • 8-1/2-in 24T TCT Saw Blade - 998840
  • Dust Bag - 322955
  • Vice Assembly - 329860
  • 10mm Box Wrench - 940543
  • Sub Fence - 329464
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Specifications

Weight: 31 lbs.
Amperage: 9.5
Arbor Size: 5/8-in
At 0 Miter / 0 Bevel: 2-9/16-in x 12-1/4-in
At 0 Miter / 45 Bevel Left: 2-9/16-in x 8-21/32-in
At 45 Miter Left / 0 Bevel: 1-25/32-in x 12-1/4-in
At 45 Miter Left / 45 Bevel Left: 1-25/32-in x 8-21/32-in
Bevel: Single
Blade Diameter: 8-1/2-in
Handle: Vertical
Laser Guide: Yes
Light: No
Max. Bevel Angle Left: 48 Degrees
Max. Bevel Angle Right: 5 Degrees
Max. Miter Angle Left: 45 Degrees
Max. Miter Angle Right: 57 Degrees
Positive Miter Detents: 15, 22.5, 31.6, 45 Degrees
RPM: 5,500
Shipping Weight: 35 lbs.
Slide: Yes
Voltage: 120V

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4.7

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the field (3)
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    5.0

    I am not missing my 12

    By BK

    from Plano, TX

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Fast Cutting Speed
    • Good Design
    • Good quality
    • Great Blade
    • Lightweight
    • Long Run Time
    • More Convenient
    • Powerful
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • In The Field
      • In The Workshop

      I bought this saw as a replacement for the larger 12" slide from Hitachi which I don't miss at all. I do a lot of custom cabinetry and trim. This saw is perfect for my work. Some guys like the larger saw to stand up taller crown for a cut, but anyone who has actually been properly trained knows that the quality is more consistent when angle settings are understood and stock is cut face down. Too many contractors these days fail to remember that someone once taught them as laborers/apprentices, and knowledge isn't being passed down anymore. Anyway, 30lbs, small footprint, easy to reach setting adjustments, and accurate out of the box...what else do you need. I should have bought this instead of the 12", but 10 years ago it was about the latest and greatest. In this case, for custom carpentry, the greatest is still the original...

       
      4.0

      Excwllent value and use combo!

      By Edvinas J.

      from buffalo Grove, IL

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Light Weight
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • In The Field

        Excellent for laminate cuts, very powerful for it's size, easy to carry in/out the truck

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        5.0

        BEST SAW OUT THERE

        By WILBUR

        from CAPE COD/ NANTUCKET MA.

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Design
        • Great Blade
        • Light wieght
        • PORTABLE JOBSITE SAW
        • Powerful
        • Safe

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Home Improvement
        • In The Field
        • In The Workshop

        THE LAST ONE I HAD, I BOUGHT IN 1995. THE REASON I BOUGHT THIS ONE, IS BECAUSE THE FIRST ONE WAS STOLEN. THIS SAW SEEMS TO LAST FOREVER. PLUS, IT IS PORTABLE, LIGHT WEIGHT, AND SETS UP IN LESS THAN TWO MINUETS.

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