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I have a 12" Dewalt miter saw and at my age its just getting too heavy to lug around. I use a 12" blade with 96 teeth to typically cut approximately 1/16" thick aluminum housing. I'm concerned that if I get a smaller saw that uses a smaller blade with less teeth. I won't get the same clean cut as my dewalt.
 

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Even though the new c10fs Hitachi's are now made in China, they are still excellent saws. The central alignment of the handle + blade + slide tubes, keeps all the forces in line, which reduces side forces when cutting. The soft start makes it an easy saw to operate. We have three generations of basically the same saw used daily at various stations around the shop. The oldest one is about 15 years old.
 
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