Makita LS1016L vs WEN 70716

Model Makita

Basic Info

Suggested Price $459.00 $129.01
Release Oct 2013 Jan 2015


Top Features
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP direct drive motor requires less maintenance and delivers 3,200 RPM
  • Compact design with a patented 4-Steel Rail Sliding System further increases rigidity to produce superior cuts
  • Exclusive 6 linear ball bearings engineered to deliver “”dead-on”” accurate cuts
  • Increased capacity for up to 6-5/8″” crown molding (vertically nested), 4-3/4″” baseboard (vertical), and 12″” crosscuts at 90°
  • Largest crown molding cutting capacity in its class
  • Innovative direct drive gearbox and guard system is engineered 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)
  • Less weight (53.3 lbs.) and the most compact design in its class for easy jobsite portability
  • Soft start feature for smooth start-ups
  • Electronic speed control maintains constant speed under load for smoother, higher quality cutting
  • Exclusive 4-3/4″” tall dual sliding fence system features upper and lower fence adjustments for more precise miter and bevel cuts
  • Built-in laser clearly indicates line-of-cut whether blade is turning or not; on-off switch and micro-adjustments for precise “”left-of-blade”” or “”right-of-blade”” cutting
  • Dual rear-handle bevel lock is easily accessible and adjusts 0°-45° (left and right), with positive stops at 0°, 22.5°, 33.9° and 45° (left and right)
  • Ergonomic rubberized horizontal D-handle design for better fit and added comfort
  • Easy one-touch miter lock for accurate adjustments and increased efficiency
  • Replaceable stainless steel miter scale features large and easy-to-read markings
  • Large precision machined aluminum base supports material for more efficient cutting
  • Easy-to-read dual bevel scale for more precise adjustments
  • See-through blade guard system for greater visibility of blade and line of cut
  • Easy one-step blade changes for increased efficiency
  • Rubberized feet help tool remain stationary
  • Large adjustable fence levers for fast and easy adjustments
  • Oversized trigger switch for better fit, added comfort and easier operation
  • 60T Carbide Tipped Blade (A-93675)
  • Vertical Vise (122854-6)
  • Dust Bag (122852-0)
  • Triangular Rule (762001-3)
  • Socket Wrench #13 (782232-8)
  • Hex Wrench (783208-8)
  • LS1016LX5
  • LS1216LX4
  • LS1216L
  • LS1016
  • LS0714
  • LS1040F
  • LS1221
  • LS1040
  • Four-Steel Rail Sliding System
  • 6 Linear ball bearings
  • Capacity for up to 6-5/8-inch crown molding (vertically nested), 4-3/4-inch baseboard (vertical), and 12-inch cross cuts at 90
  • Powerful 15 AMP direct drive motor
  • Exclusive 4-3/4-inch tall dual sliding fence system
  • Powerful 15 amp motor supplies 5500 RPM
  • Bevel anywhere from 0 to 45 degrees to the left and miter up to 52 degrees in both directions
  • Includes 60-tooth carbide tipped blade, dust collection bag, support arms, fence and hold down clamp
  • Spacious worktable and powerful saw provide a max cutting capacity 3.25 inches thick and 11.5 inches deep
  • Weighs in at a mere 30 pounds and is backed by a 2-year warranty

All Features

Batteries Required? No
Power Source corded-electric
Item Package Quantity 1
Voltage 120 volts
Included Components bare-tool; attachments
Warranty Description 1-year warranty
Item Weight 60 pounds
Number Of Pieces 1
Style LS1016L miter saw
Batteries Included? No
Maximum Speed (rpm) 5500
Tools Product Type Power Tool
Electric Brake Yes
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Left 3.25 x 8.06
Manufacturer Warranty Two year warranty
Certifications and Listings ETL Listed
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts – Left 52
Power Tool Features Electric Brake,Lockout Power Switch,Positive Stops
Bench & Stationary Tool Type Compound Miter Saw
Amperage (amps) 15
Reconditioned No
Cord Length (ft.) 6.5
Returnable 90-Day
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 3.25
Maximum miter capacity 52
Dust Collection Method 1.5 in. Dust Port
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts – Right 52
Cordless/ Corded Corded
Power Tool Product Type Bench & Stationary
Product Height (in.) 24
No Tool Blade Change No
Bevel Type Single
Arbor Size 5/8
Miter Saw Type Sliding Compound
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts – Left 45
Blade Diameter 10
Product Depth (in.) 32
Bench or Stationary Bench
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Right 3.25 x 8.06
Product Width (in.) 28
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum – Left 1.625 x 11.625

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