When a miter saw is used for the outdoor task, it is important to know its weight and size for transportation and usage. Normally miter saws’ weight is varied with the type of the miter saw. When the facilities are increased, additional tools also need to increase. As a result of this, its weight is also increased. So let’s see, how much weight do miter saws have?
Normally, miter saw weight is varied with the type of the miter saw like this. Miter saw box weight 5-10 pounds, single bevel miter saw weight 30-40 pounds, and dual bevel miter saw weight would be 50-60 pounds.
Miter saw weight can not be reduced or optimized. Hence, it is better to select a suitable miter saw for you every time.
Miter Saw Types and Miter Saw Weights
All miter saws are not the same weight. According to the types of the miter saws, their weight can be slightly changed. As well as their price is also varied with the type of miter saw. When the miter saw is with more cutting options its weight, the price can increase slightly. So check the below table and identify which miter saw is better for your task.
|Types of Miter Saws||Blade Size (inches)||Weight|
|Miter Saw Boxes|
|CRAFTSMAN Mitre Saw, Adjustable Angle (CMHT20800)||–||7.04|
|CRAFTSMAN Mitre Saw, 12-Inch Saw & Clamping Box (CMHT20600)||–||2.35|
|Single Bevil Miter Saws|
|DEWALT Miter Saw, Compound, 15-Amp (DWS713)||10 inches||38.1|
|DEWALT 20V MAX* Miter Saw, Cordless (DCS361M1)||7-1/4 inches||36|
|DEWALT 15-Amp, Compound (DWS715)||12 inches||42.8|
|Metabo HPT Miter Saw||10 inches||24.5|
|DEWALT 20V MAX, Tool Only, Cordless (DCS361B)||7-1/4 inches||30|
|Makita LS1221 Compound Miter Saw||12 inches||49.1|
|CRAFTSMAN V20 Cordless (CMCS714M1)||7-1/ Inches||21.8|
|CRAFTSMAN V20 20-Volt MaxCordless Miter Saw||7-1/4 Inches||21.8|
|DEWALT 20-Volt Max Cordless Miter Saw #DCS361B||7-1/4 Inches||30|
|Bosch Glide 12 Amps||8-1/2 Inches||37|
|DEWALT 15 Amps Compound Corded Miter Saw||12 Inches||37|
|CRAFTSMAN Folding Compound Corded Miter Saw||10 Inches||27.75|
|CRAFTSMAN CFT Miter Saw with Stand||7-1/4 Inches||17.6|
|Black + Decker Miter saw||7-1/4 Inches||16.99|
|DEWALT – 15 Amps||10 Inches||31.4|
|Dual-Bevel Miter Saws|
|DEWALT (DWS780), Black||12 Inches||56|
|DEWALT (DWS779)||12 Inches||56|
|DEWALT Miter Saw, 15-Amp (DWS716XPS)||12 Inches||49|
|BOSCH CM10GD Compact Miter Saw – 15 Amp||10 Inches||64|
|Milwaukee 6955-20 Dual Bevel Miter Saw||12 Inches||77.8|
|Bosch PROFACTOR 18V SURGEON GCM18V-12GDCN Cordless||12 Inches||60|
|Miter Saw, SMADRON||12 Inches||50|
|Makita XSL06PT 18V x2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Cordless||10 Inches||80.5|
|Metabo HPT 15 Amps Sliding Compound Corded||12 Inches||59.0|
|Metabo HPT 10-in Sliding Folding Miter Saw||10 Inches||45.6|
|Bosch Glide 12-in 15 Amps Sliding Miter Saw||12 Inches||65|
How Miter Saw Weight Affect to User Experience?
It is very important to know that the miter saw weight affects the user experience. Imagine if you are an outdoor worker and need to carry more weight every day will be a huge problem. Sometimes that will be too much for the work. You can use another optional tool or a less-weight miter saw for your task easily. Hence think twice about the miter saw weight if you are an outdoor worker.
Mostly, if you are an outdoor worker, you also have to carry a portable miter saw station. It is also with considerable weight. So it is better to select a single side miter saw for your task. It is the safest and most secure step for both user and tool when it is carried here and there.
If you are working indoors in a permanent workshop, it is great to have the more weight miter saw with suitable spacing. Because those are always with high performance and you do not need to move the miter saw here and there, after you place it on the right place. But make sure to create a sufficient strong table or station for that.
What is the Most Weight Miter Saw?
The most weight miter saw is a dual bevel miter saw. Here it is Makita XSL06PT 18V x2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Cordless. Due to the cordless, it can use anywhere. But it is more weight. As well as you will need to transport the portable stand with this. But it is a great solution for the power supply problems.
The lightest miter saws are miter saw boxes. Those come with separate boxes and saw blades. So it can carry easily to the site. But some miter saw boxes are not able to use on the site because they require proper support. CRAFTSMAN (CMHT20800) will be one of those. It is made with a metal plate. So difficult to transport and it required proper support.
Are More Weight Miter Saws Worth It?
Normally, a more weight miter saw is really worth it although it is expensive. Most of the weight miter saws are dual bevel miter saws. dual bevel miter saws can cut both left and right bevel and slide also. So it can use for any tasks that we expect from the miter saw. So it is a great investment for the indoor workshops.
Normally, a more weight miter saw is really worth it although it is expensive. Most of the weight miter saws are dual bevel miter saws. Dual bevel miter saws can cut both left and right bevel and slide also. So it can use for any tasks that we expect from the miter saw. So it is a great investment for the indoor workshops.
But outdoor workshops have so many options instead of the dual bevel miter saw. If you can carry it without considering its weight you can buy it. But outside can be dangerous. If you are not able to place it properly, it will damage it by falling down or hitting something. Hence it will be a risk to your money. I recommend you to buy another type of miter saw for the outdoor projects.
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