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Milwaukee 6955-20 Double Bevel Sliding Compound Corded Miter Saw, 120 VAC, 15 A, 3.3 hp

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About the Milwaukee 6955-20

The Milwaukee 6955-20 model 12" Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw is a part of the Miter Saw Series. This saw offers best in class accuracy, power, and ease of use. It gives you a fine adjusting mechanism with detent override that makes it simple to dial-in precise miter angles. It also gives you lights to fully illuminate the work piece and cut line from either side of the blade. This saw comes with a carbide tipped blade, a dust bag, and a blade wrench.It has a 15 AMP motor. It can operate at a speed of 3,200 RPM.

Product Details

Product: Power Tools
Manufacturer: Milwaukee Electric Tool
Mpn # 6955-20
Shipping Dimensions 23.0" x 32.0" x 21.8"
Weight 76.50 lbs.
Shipping Dimensional Weight 90.77 lbs.

Product Features

  • Type:Double Bevel, Sliding Compound
  • Voltage Rating:120 VAC
  • Amperage Rating:15 A
  • Power Rating:3.3 hp
  • Blade Size:12 in Diameter
  • Includes:(1) Blade Wrench, (1) Carbide Tipped Blade, (1) Dust Bag
  • Blade Type:Carbide
  • Standards:CSA Certified, UL Listed
  • Arbor Shank Size:5/8 in, 1 in
  • Speed:3200 rpm
  • Cutting Capacity:6-1/2 X 13-1/2 in
  • Cutting Angle:90 deg
  • Miter Capacity:0 - 48 deg
  • Bevel Capacity:0 - 48 deg
  • Bevel Stops:0, 15, 22.5, 33.85, 45, 48 deg
  • Overall Depth:30 in
  • Miter angle digital readout - provides repeatable accuracy to 0.1 deg
  • Miter angle fine adjust with detent override- makes it simple to dial-in precise miter angles
  • Dual integral jobsite lights- fully illuminate the work piece and cut line from either side of the blade
  • Powerful 15 A, 3.3 max hp direct drive motor- provides increased power for high performance cutting in hard lumber
  • Constant power technology with soft start- maintains constant cutting speed under load and decreases start up head movement
  • Integral dust channel- captures up to 75% of the dust and debris cut
  • Dual horizontal steel rails with three large linear bearings-deliver smooth sliding action


Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

nice first try Rated 3 by Anonymous
Nice first try for a miter saw from Milwaukee. It has a few flaws, though: mounted on a stand, the cord does't reach the floor- unacceptable if you want to use a cordreel compound cuts are only possible 45/45 left and even less right the right fence doesn't slide over- it has to be removed as soon as you need the right bevel can't cut 3 pieces 2x stacked- my other saw can The trully good: this saw is HD. I bet, it can fall off your pick up without any damage. It was dead on both square and bevel out the box. Great framing saw- for finishing there are better ones
Originally posted on Jun/2013

2 years of ownership Rated 5 by Anonymous
I love this saw and it is my go to saw for the majority of my work. The only flaw is the lights, which are way too weak for field work. I installed a custom made axle and 10" wheels and it can now be rolled around in field,yard and construction sight without flipping over. Some small scews have rusted or corroded due to wet sawdust, and the mitre saw roller supports need a redesign as they are off center and not alligned. I would, however, recommended this saw to anyone without reservation, as a trusted heavy duty tool.
Originally posted on Jun/2012

Better than its competitors. Rated 5 by Anonymous
This saw surpassed all expectations. I've used it for a little over 1 year on job-sites and it has performed flawlessly. It's accurate. It gets thrown in the back of the truck everyday and still performs as if it were new. I've used it to frame porches, garages, and install thousands of feet of exterior trim. I've owned the DeWalt, Ridgid, and Makita versions of this saw. The Milwaukee is by far the superior saw. Don't waste your money buying anything else.
Originally posted on Jun/2012

Best SCMS on the market Rated 5 by Anonymous
This saw is the workhorse of the 12 in SCMS's. We switch off between this saw and the DWS780, and I prefer this one. The direct drive provides a smoother start and more consistent cut, and the power is noticeably better in large framing lumber and hardwoods. The digital miter gauge is very handy, as well are the lights, but the bevel adjust is the best in class. The detant override and fine adjust also work very well in correlation with the digital readout.
Originally posted on Jun/2014

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