Latest review: This is an excellent saw. The detents are accurate. Unlike the Dewalt saw, you cannot alter the detents, but that's only really needed with sliding mitre saws. Mine was assembled in Japan, I think.
Latest review: I bought this unit about ten years ago, did a few cuts and it has remained sitting in the garage for ten years, unused. Now I am getting back into some woodworking projects I went to cut some timber
Latest review: The worst mitre saw I have ever used.
On first start up the blade was wobbly and 0 was more like 4mm on the base plate. Sent it in to Makita to get fixed and ended up having to fix 9 issues.
Latest review: Spotted this saw/stand combination on a recent Bunnings visit. Whilst I had been looking for a sliding mitre saw, was cautious about tools that “looked” good bit did not have the quality required for
Latest review: I do not have a workshop so I need a sliding compound mitre saw that is easy to move and not too heavy (compared to my previous large, heavy 240V one). I own quite a few Makita cordless tools so I
Latest review: I have been using this product for a week and it is great cuts are square and very happy with the stand that they have made for the saw ! Only problem was the laser needed to be squared up before use
Latest review: I have one of these machine, I use it for demolition and concrete cutting as a builder. Its excellent, provided you follow the book by the letter and have the correct fuel, two stroke oil is very
Latest review: First surprise was the comic book style 'Original Instructions'. Previously had a CMS 1825 which lasted 8 years and came with an 'Owners Operating Manual' which came with well written instructions
Latest review: Bought as a barely used second hand tool. Same as the previous two reviews. The saw does not cut accurately. Had to modify the guide just to be able to adjust it to get an accurate 90 deg cut.
Latest review: I often once wondered how QC of Japanese quality Makitas's would be effected once they became involved with Chinese production short-cuts.. Well unable to choose any-longer here in AU between those