Best double bevel miter saw: Hitachi C12SH2 Miter saw Review
The Hitachi C12RSH2 is a dual-bevel miter saw based on the sliding compound system. Thanks to the compact slide mechanism, the saw needs no rear clearance. The fixed rail setup lets the head of the saw to glide smoothly along the rails, getting rid of the rear clearance that is usually needed for most sliding miter saws. This compactness also means the saw takes up lesser space in your shop or house. Let’s learn a bit more about the Hitachi C12RSH2 and find out why it’s the best dual bevel compound miter saw for the price.
There are no knobs to adjust the bevel and miter, and also no quick set bevel cut detents. As a result, if wanting to tilt the saw to its right, the fence has to be removed completely, which is both laborious and time-consuming.
Top Hitachi C12SH2 Miter saw Questions & Answers
Q – Does the laser work on battery?
A – The laser runs on 120 voltage power, requiring no battery power.
Q – How about the warranty for the Hitachi C12RSH2?
A – The saw comes with a 5-year manufacturer warranty.
Q – Is the saw a hardcore professional tool?
A – No, at this price, you cannot get a hardcore miter saw. However, the saw should supplement your professional saw well, if you have one.
Q – Where is this saw made?
A – The saw is made in China, like most other miter saws.
Q – Can this compete with the likes of Bosch and Dewalt?
It certainly can stack up against the more powerful and expensive Bosch models, but how satisfied you end up with the Hitachi C12RSH2 would depend on how you end up using it. If you’re going to push it through the grinder the way you do with Bosch and Dewalt saws, then you may be putting too much load on this saw, making it break down or decrease in performance, as a result.
My Final Thoughts
The Hitachi C12RSH2 is not a professional miter saw by any stretch of the imagination. It’s catered toward a casual woodworker who doesn’t expect too much features and capability from his saw, or for individuals who are just getting to learn woodworking and would like a saw that’s a bit more capable and versatile than an entry-level saw. In other words, if you know what this saw is meant for and you use the saw accordingly, you would accept that the Hitachi C12RSH2 is the best double bevel miter saw for the market it caters to.
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