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Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw

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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
  • 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
  • Only 31 lbs. for lightweight portability
  • 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.
Bevel: Dual
Blade Diameter: 8-1/2 in.
Blade Speed (RPM): 5500
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/0 Bevel): 2-9/16 in. x 12-1/4 in.
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/45 Bevel Left): 1-25/32 in. x 12-1/4 in.
Cutting Capacity (45 Miter Left/0 Bevel): 2-9/16 in. x 8-21/32 in.
Cutting Capacity (45 Miter Left/45 Bevel Left): 1-25/32 in. x 8-21/32 in.
Cutting Capacity (45 Miter Right/0 Bevel): 2-9/16 in. x 8-21/32 in.
Cutting Capacity (45 Miter Right/45 Bevel Left): 1-25/32 in. x 8-21/32 in.
Laser Guide System: Yes
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: 9
Slide System: Dual Rail
Voltage: 120V

Recommendations

Reviews

4.4 / 5.0
19 Reviews
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4 Stars
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1 Stars
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Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (12)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (1)
Pros
Easy To Use (10)
Powerful (8)
Lightweight (1)
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
I would buy this saw again, and again ! ! !
A trim carpenter's best friend. Work's great right out of the box.
August 9, 2016
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
great compact mitre saw
Accurate, dependable, great for using just about any where on jobsite
May 4, 2016
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Light weight & excellent cutting saw
This saw replaced a larger heavier saw. I have had good service from Hitachi tools in the past.
December 8, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
The perfect jobsite miter saw
A couple of my crew have the little Hitachi sliding compound miter saw and while I have a 12" double compound slider and a 10" chop saw, I have been looking for an excuse to add this versatile saw to my crib since it can handle nearly everything except wooden gutters that one encounters in most interior and exterior trim jobs. The top carrying handle makes it easy to carry from the van to the site. The dust collection works very well. My only question is why I waited so long to buy it.
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
20 + years
Built so well, will be my first and last compound miter saw!
October 20, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
GREAT MITER SAW, EASY TO CARRY AND SET UP.
I AM A PRO AND HAVE OWENED OR USED MOST SAWS ON THE MARKET. AT 61 YEARS OLD, I LOVE THE SAW BECAUSE OF THE WEIGHT OF IT AND EASY TRANSPORT. USED MINE FOR TWO YEARS AND HAVE NO PROBLEMS. A COMPOUND BEVEL WOULD BE THE ONLY IMPROVEMENT I WOULD LIKE. BUT THAT WOULD ADD WEIGHT!!!! GREAT SAW.
August 5, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Some pros, but a few cons!
This is a great light weight miter saw and it cuts very accurate out of the box, great for trim and moulding. So far, so good. The cons: Only has two holes for attaching to a quick release mount for a portable miter saw table. If i had known that there were only two mounting holes I would not have purchased this model saw. Now i have to fabricate some kind of attachment for the back of the saw mount. I suggest that CPO provide more pictures of the indiviual tools.
July 3, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
greatest chop saw I have ever used
Trim
June 25, 2015
Recommendations
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
I will not be purchasing anything from this company again.
The saw is okay but it is misrepresented and did not come with the laser guide but was still charged for laser.
May 12, 2015
Perfect for small shop
I did a lot of research before buying a miter saw for my small wood shop. Many of the 10" models were less money, and were decent saws but were not sliders, and had an amp draw rating of 15 amps. My breaker panel is in my basement, and my shop is in a detached garage, so when I pop a breaker, I have some legwork to do. This saw is rated at about 9 amps (allows for some wiggle room for a shop-vac on the same circuit), has a great cutting capacity, and excellent reviews. It is perfect for the small furniture or hobbiest shop. Cost a little more than the "others", but very much worth the investment.
March 16, 2015
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Questions & Answers

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Does this saw have depth adjustment?
Matthew d on Feb 7, 2017
Where can I get 8 1/2 blades??
A shopper on Jan 8, 2018
Is this saw a double bevel?
Lucas on Aug 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Hitachi C8FSE is a single bevel miter saw

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