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The Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw is one of Hitachi's newest 8-1/2 inch sliding compound miter saws. The Hitachi C8FSE is powered by a 9.5 amp motor with a no-load speed of 5,500 RPM's yet only weighs 31 pounds for easy portability. The Hitachi C8FSE uses a linear ball bearing slide system for superior accuracy while positive stops on the miter and bevel scales make easy-to-read measurements and quick settings. The Hitachi C8FSE features a vertical handle with soft, vibration reducing elastomer grip and electronic speed control for consistant RPM while cutting. The Hitachi C8FSE is equipped with an adjustable pivoting fence for improved stability while cutting and a splinter guard that reduces tear out and increases user safety. Externally replaceable carbon brushes greatly prolong the life of the Hitachi C8FSE.
The Hitachi C8FSE 8-1/2-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw provides smooth, accurate miters and crosscuts in a variety of workpieces, 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.
Linear ball-bearing slide system allows for easy handling of large framing pieces.
Thumb-actuated miter stops facilitate simple miter adjustments at the most common angles. View larger.
Adjust the bevel up to 48 degrees to the left or 5 degrees to the right for a precision cut. View larger.
Compound Feature for Precise Miters and Bevels
Hitachi designed the C8FSE for versatile, easy use. The thumb-actuated positive miter stops allow for simple miter adjustments at the most common angles: 15.0, 22.5, 31.6, and 45.0 degrees to the right or left. This design allows you to easily change the angle of the cutting blade for creating miters in crown molding and other trim pieces. And with a bevel range of 48 degrees to the left and five degrees to the right, the Hitachi C8FSE provides gorgeous bevels on the first try.
The 8-1/2-inch TCT saw blade (included) makes easy work of delicate trim and other woodwork, and the linear ball-bearing slide system and pivoting fence allow for accurate cutting of large workpieces up to 2-9/16 inches high and 12 inches deep.
Chock-Full of User-Friendly Features
The C8FSE contains plenty of features to help you make the perfect cut the first time. To start, a splinter guard behind the fence reduces tear-out for clean, finished cuts. For further refinement, a comfortable vertical handle with a vibration-reducing elastomer grip keeps you in control at all times, a large table provides a stable guide and sturdy support, and a built-in clamping system holds your workpiece in place.
The C8FSE also includes a dust collector that minimizes accumulation of dust and particles in both your workspace and the saw's interior components, keeping your jobsite clean and prolonging the life of the tool. An added bonus, easily accessible carbon brushes will help your saw perform for the long term.
Weighing just 31 pounds and measuring just 31-3/32 x 21-27/32 x 19-3/32 inches (LxWxH), the C8FSE is the lightest tool in its class, making it the most portable 8-1/2-inch slide miter saw on the market.
Durably built, this tool is backed with an industry-leading five-year warranty. It is compatible with Hitachi's UU610 and UU610CZ Universal Work Stations.
About Hitachi: A Tradition of Innovation
Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) provides professional-grade power tools for a variety of applications, including woodwork, metalwork, concrete, drilling, cutting, and fastening. Hitachi is a leader in power tool research and development and has achieved many firsts in the power tool industry--in fact, the introduction of the C8FSE marks the 20th anniversary of Hitachi's development of the first-ever sliding compound miter saw. In 1988 Hitachi developed the sliding compound miter saw to combine the capacity of a radial arm saw and the convenience of a miter saw. Today, Hitachi continues the tradition of innovation and engineering with new features in addition to classic quality.
Weighing a mere 31 pounds, the miter saw is the most portable tool in its class.