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15 Amp 12 in. Corded Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw with 70 Degree Miter Capacity

R4221

15 Amp 12 in. Corded Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw with 70 Degree Miter Capacity

R4221
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Features

  • Adjustable miter and bevel detents with bypass allow for quick adjustments to the most common angles
  • LED cut line indication and work-light illuminates work to improve visibility and accuracy of the cut
  • Powerful 15 Amp motor powers through even the most difficult materials
  • Built-in-dust collection port works with common 1-1/4 in. wet/dry vacuum adapters
  • Crown stop mounting holes are compatible with common stops and available RIDGID crown molding stop (not included)
  • Blade brake stops blade for quicker transitions in between cuts
  • Positive bevel crown molding stops at the most common angles; 0°, 15°, 22.5°, 33.9° and 45° left and right
  • Positive miter stops at the most common angles 0°, 15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45°, 60° and 67.5° left and right
  • 4,000 RPM

Specifications

Depth 38.75 in.
Height 20.50 in.
Width 22.38 in.
Blade Diameter 12
Product Depth 38.75 in.
45 Degree Crosscut capacity max Left 2X12 or 4X6
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity max Left 2X16 or 4X6
90 Degree Crosscut capacity Max Right 2X16 or 4X6
Amps 15
Arbor Size 1
Bevel type Dual
Cord Length 6 ft.
Max cutting thickness 4 in.
Dust Collection 1.5 in Dust Port
Max degree Miter Cuts Left and Right 70
Max speed 4,000 RPM
Max miter capacity 70
Weight 64 lbs.
15 Amp 12 in. Corded Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw with 70 Degree Miter Capacity is rated 2.5 out of 5 by 10.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work horse Located this saw at my local Home Depot on sale. Picked it up and got it home for set up. Easy set up, great features. Not sure what the blade wobble talk is, mine works perfect, no issues. I did have an issue with the LSA and am currently waiting for a response.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stay away from this model! Upon setting this saw up, I experienced blade wobble that was extremely noticable. When contacting Rigid, I was told to return for a newer stock that they didn't all do this. Well I returned it and the second one was even worse. This on had blade wobble and also a sound like a bad bearing in the motor. Very poor quality assurance. Don't buy the R4221!
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Wobble - not what I expected from this brand I bought this saw based on price and brand quality compared to others out there. When I set up the saw and put the blade on, the saw had significant more wobble than I expected. I took the blade off and reviewed the set up per the instructions and still had the same issue. I did buy a red blade, but did not switch it out yet. Any suggestion on anything I can do to adjust it or am I stuck with a wobble on the saw?
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Saw functionality I noticed when I was setting up the saw that I was not able to get a 45 by 45 degree because of the fences even though they were slid out as far as possible. Then started checking reviews and found that there is blade wobble. Happy with the price and LSA. But when will these problems be fixed.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This saw is well built, has excellent features and is well priced. When shopping for my saw I compared this saw to most others in the market and found it had more features at a lower cost than most others. I was told about the "wobble" issues, so I tried my saw at the store, it work perfectly and continues to perform great everyday.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Blade wobble! What seemed like a killer saw at first, quickly turned south. The motor sounded strange on startup, like a bearing was gone. But the worst of it was a wobble in the blade. I assumed I had bought a bad blade, but after sticking a Diablo on, I realized it was the saw. The Home Depot rep I spoke with said I was the fourth to fifth guy to walk in with this complaint that week! He said a recall was probably coming. No kidding. I like the detent system; love the LED lights over laser, and the general build seemed good. But if a saw can't cut straight, it's about as good as a phone that can't make a call. Returned my saw and looking at Milwaukee...
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Known Issues With Arbor Ridgid customer service is finally recognizing the defects in the arbor. I'm on my 4th saw this month. All have had the "blade wobble" due to a batch of bad abors and bearings. Ridgid CS states the engineers are working on a solution. I am sticking with this saw because once that issue is fixed this will be an outstanding addition to the construction site.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Blade Wobble Just got the R4221 setup and guess what... Blade wobble. The interesting part is that it will spin fine and then a "shudder" goes through, enough that you can see it in the blade shadow and it shakes the blade guard side to side. This is all while holding the blade just above the wood and letting it run free. It then smooths out and does it again. My first thought is that maybe the blade brake might be momentarily engaging. If it were the arbor shaft or unbalanced blade I don't think it would be so random and intermittent. I searched Ridgid Blade Wobble and found the same comment from 2007. The first and primary purpose of a miter saw is to spin the blade. Come on Ridgid, really?
Date published: 2016-11-27
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