Innovative in its design and engineering, the Makita LS1016L 10” Miter Saw has a direct drive gearbox and guard system that is specifically designed for increased vertical cutting ability. The powerhouse 15 AMP direct drive motor requires less maintenance on your part and offers 3,200 RPM’s with a soft start providing an efficient start up.
The Makita LS1016L 10″ Miter Saw has an electric speed control that ensures continuous speed under load for a smooth and high performance cut. It contains an exclusive 4-3/4” tall dual sliding fence system that has upper and lower fence adjustments, giving a precise miter and bevel cut. The Makita LS1016L 10″ Miter Saw also contains an independent switch that allows lasers to be seen with or with out the blade rotating, this built in laser allows accurate indications of the line of cut with micro fine adjustments.
The dual rear-handle bevel lock is easily accessible and adjusts with positive stops at 0º, 15º, 22.5º, 31.6º, and 45º. The Makita LS1016L has a rubberized horizontal D-handle design that adds extra comfort for your hands while working the machine. Providing an effortless one touch miter lock for correct adjustments and high efficiency, as well as a see through blade guard system for greater visibility of blade and cut line.
The Makita LS1016L 10″ Miter Saw is light and easily portable, in a compact design for job site transfer, and a large trigger switch for a smarter fit with additional comfort and ease of operation. The Makita LS1016L contains a replaceable stainless steel miter scale that has large easy to read markings as well as featuring an easy to read dual bevel scale for more precise adjustments.
Large precision-machined aluminum base supports material for more efficient cutting with easy one-step blade changes and 4-1/2″ base height that enable you to use three 2x material for temporary table extensions, helping you to cut down on your down time. The rubberized feet help keep the tool stationary and is designed with large adjustable fence levers that provide fast and easy adjustments. A fully enclosed bottom throat plate ensures your work area with a cleaner overall work surface.