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[Lowe's] Kobalt 7-1/4" 10 amp sliding mitre saw $99.50

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Sep 18, 2002
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Toronto

[Lowe's] Kobalt 7-1/4" 10 amp sliding mitre saw $99.50

The Kobalt 7-1/4 sliding mitre saw is on sale again at Lowes for $99.50 again until the 17th.

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Jr. Member
May 26, 2014
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Dartmouth, NS
The reviews are mostly "part of a promotion". Seems like it's not the most accurate, but it is a 100 dollar mitre saw. I imagine it would be fine for the occasional bird house or shelving project.
Newbie
Feb 7, 2007
63 posts
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Toronto
I have one. It's great for trimwork and any small lumber. Also used it to cut metal fenceposts.

As a contractor it's an important part of my arsenal
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Feb 8, 2014
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Good saw
Don't rush to buy, goes on sale for $99 or $89 frequently. Very rarely even for $79
The beatings will continue until morale improves
Newbie
Mar 12, 2019
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I bought this saw last promo two weeks ago. Did whole basement trims with it, works well enough!

Paid ~87$:
99$ -
10 (newsletter subscription coupon) -
~2 (Ebates)
Free shipping
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Nov 8, 2012
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London, ON
What’s a good stand and price to go along with this saw?
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Feb 5, 2006
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Toronto
stilltippin wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 7:54 am
What’s a good stand and price to go along with this saw?
A good stand will cost more than the saw. I'd just use a Workmate.
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May 28, 2007
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CALGARY
I didn't know 7-1/4 was a thing for mitre saw
Does it take a regular circular saw blade?
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Dec 28, 2008
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Langley, BC
shows this for me:

Price $99.50
You Save $99.50 until Apr 17, 2019
Was $199.00

Weird how it's normally 150 for you.
Member
Dec 9, 2013
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Toronto
I also have one. Did trim work and cut 2x4s and even railings... No issues and it's super light. Hated pulling out my bigger mitre saw.
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Quentin5 wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 1:47 am
Good saw
Don't rush to buy, goes on sale for $99 or $89 frequently. Very rarely even for $79
The Kobalt brand is going away in favour of Craftsman, so this is a promo to unload existing inventory. A saw may come back with a Craftsman name, but this saw won't.
Wrocky
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Wrocky wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 12:45 pm
The Kobalt brand is going away in favour of Craftsman, so this is a promo to unload existing inventory. A saw may come back with a Craftsman name, but this saw won't.
Interesting.
Odd that on clearance it costs more then other sales on the same item.
The beatings will continue until morale improves
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Oct 14, 2007
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Thedford
milkmilk wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 12:19 pm
I didn't know 7-1/4 was a thing for mitre saw
Does it take a regular circular saw blade?
Yes it does and blades are a lot cheaper than 10 or 12 inch too.
Newbie
Aug 9, 2014
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Oakville
I bought one on last sale too. and I did make diy table with 2x4s and 2x8s. it IS great saw.
Newbie
Nov 7, 2016
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I have it too. Other than the size of the blade for cutting thicker wood (or just use a skillsaw), perhaps the lever for adjusting the angle is made of plastic so it is not as durable as metal

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