Bosch CM10GD vs Makita LS1216L

Model Bosch

Basic Info

Suggested Price $599.00
Release Dec 2013 Mar 2013


Top Features
  • Patented Axial-Glide System: Durable and consistent precision over tool life, more compact workspace and an unmatched smoothness of cut Glide Action
  • Upfront Bevel Controls: All-metal bevel lock lever and range selector located upfront for quick and easy adjustments without reaching behind the saw
  • Crown/chop lock: Locks head in place for maximum chop cutting capacity for upright base molding and nested crown
  • Large Easy-to-read Bevel and Miter Scales: Precise, quick and easy adjustments
  • Ergonomic Ambidextrous Trigger Handle with Soft Grip: Large form fitting ergonomic handle provides maximum comfort for all-day use
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP direct drive motor requires less maintenance and delivers 3,200 RPM
  • Large cutting capacity for up to 8″” crown molding (nested), 6-1/2″” baseboard (vertical), and 15″” crosscut at 90°
  • Compact design with a patented 4-Steel Rail Sliding System further increases rigidity to produce superior cuts
  • Independent laser indicates line-of-cut whether blade is turning or not, with on/off switch and micro-adjustments for precise “”left-of-blade”” or “”right-of-blade”” cutting
  • Exclusive 6 linear ball bearings engineered to deliver smooth, solid, and adjustment-free “”dead-on”” accurate cuts
  • Exclusive 5-1/2″” tall dual sliding fence system features versatile upper and lower fence adjustments for more precise miter and bevel cuts
  • Patented retractable rear guard and triple gear system for increased vertical cutting capacity
  • Miters 0°-52° left and 0°-60° right, with positive stops at 0°, 15°, 22.5°, 31.6° and 45° (left and right)
  • Bevels 0°-45° (left and right) with positive stops at 0°, 22.5°, 33.9° and 45° (left and right)
  • Dual rear-handle bevel lock is easily accessible, with front and top facing scales for more precise bevel adjustments
  • Electronic speed control maintains constant speed under load for smoother, higher quality cutting
  • Soft start feature for smooth start-ups
  • Easy one-touch miter lock for accurate adjustments and increased efficiency
  • Replaceable stainless steel miter scale features easy-to-read markings
  • Ergonomic rubberized horizontal D-handle design with oversized trigger switch for better fit and added comfort
  • Large precision machined aluminum base supports material for more efficient cutting
  • Double-jointed vertical vise can be installed on either the left or right side of the base for more versatile positioning
  • See-through blade guard system for greater visibility of the line of cut
  • Rubberized feet help tool remain stationary
  • Large adjustable levers for fast and easy fence adjustments
  • Fully enclosed bottom throat plate for a cleaner work surface
  • 60T Carbide Tipped Blade (A-93712)
  • Vertical Vise (122854-6)
  • Dust Bag (122852-0)
  • Triangular Rule (762001-3)
  • Wrench #2.5 (783208-8)
  • Wrench #13 (782232-8)
  • LS1016LX5
  • LS1216LX4
  • LS1016L
  • LS1016
  • LS0714
  • LS1040F
  • LS1221
  • LS1040
  • Four-steel rail sliding system and six linear ball bearings deliver adjustment-free dead-on cuts
  • Exclusive 5-1/2-inch-tall dual sliding fence system features upper and lower fence adjustment
  • Powerful 15-amp direct-drive motor requires less maintenance than belt-driven saws
  • Independent micro fine laser with on/off switch indicates line of cut left or right of blade
  • Cuts 8-inch crown molding (vertically nested), 6-1/2-inch baseboard (vertical), and 15-inch crosscuts at 90 degrees

All Features

Cord Length (ft.) 6 8.2
Table Length (in.) 13.75 16
Bevel Type Dual
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Right 4 x 12 14
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 6 6
Tools Product Type Power Tool
Dust Collection Method Bag Rotating Bag
Product Height (in.) 20.5 28.38 in
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Left 3.25 x 12.5 10.5
Cordless/ Corded Corded
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Left 4 x 12 14
Manufacturer Warranty Limited 1 Year 1 Year Warranty
Amperage (amps) 15 15 A
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts – Right 60 60 °
Blade Diameter 10 in 12 in
Returnable 90-Day 90-Day
Certifications and Listings 1-UL Listed
Arbor Size 0.625 1
Power Tool Features Electric Brake,Positive Stops
Maximum miter capacity 60 60
Maximum Speed (rpm) 4800 3200
Power Tool Product Type Bench & Stationary Bench & Stationary
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts – Left 52 52 °
No Tool Blade Change No No
Table Width (in.) 27 25.25
Bench & Stationary Tool Type Slide Miter Saw Slide Miter Saw
Reconditioned No No
Miter Saw Type Sliding
Electric Brake Yes Yes
Bench or Stationary Bench Bench
Product Depth (in.) 32 31.75 in
Product Width (in.) 26.5 25.25 in
1-UL Listed
31.75 in
25.25 in
28.38 in

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