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Hi Pedro and welcome. Does it need to be just a chop saw, compound miter, or sliding compound miter and what diameter blade do you want on it?
 

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Hello N/A and welcome to the forums...
We're happy you found us...
 

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This is about as low budget as you will find.

Is this what you had in mind Theo? -Chuck
 

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That is not the picture that was supposed to post. And no matter what I do to delete it, delete does not take. I am giving up and going to have some coffee. Sorry about that, was supposed to be a miter box, with back saw. Which is not a bad tool by the way.
 

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Welcome to the forum N/a. Not sure where you live , but there’s one heck of a sale on Milwaukee 12” compound miter saws including their Milwaukee stand while they last . Not sure if 400 bucks is out of your budget.
If your in the USA , then it’s probably closer to $200
 

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Welcome to the forum N/a. Not sure where you live , but there’s one heck of a sale on Milwaukee 12” compound miter saws including their Milwaukee stand while they last . Not sure if 400 bucks is out of your budget.
If your in the USA , then it’s probably closer to $200
I bought the 12" Milwaukee SCMS for $400 at HD in Vernon about 2 years ago. It is one awesome saw and deadly accurate right from the factory. Just like the manual said it would be.
 

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This is about as low budget as you will find.

Is this what you had in mind Theo? -Chuck
Not that particular one, but exactly that. Couldn't get the other to delete, and couldn't get that one to show up. Like to drove me nuts. Thanks a lot.
 

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I'd start by looking for a used CHOP saw. If it is clean, no play in the adjustments you may be able to get a 10 inch saw for $100 or so. If you want a a sliding miter saw, it will cost more. I had a 12 inch DeWalt, but it would not cut a precise angle. If you use a full kerf blade, it will work better. For a simple chop saw with the ability to tilt the blade side to side, it will be fairly cheap and if you buy new, consider the Milwaukee since it got a good mention here.

If you can adjust blade angle, you MUST also get a digital angle gauge (Wixey on Amazon) to set the blade 90 degrees to the table. There are a lot of very cheap saws out there, but some cannot be put into correct adjustment because the manufacturer has poor quality control. Look for the smaller DeWalts (10 inch).

Not cheap, but superb are the Bosch saws. I don't think many people ever let go of their Bosch tools, but if you can find it you will like it.

Don't buy anything used unless you can try it and use an accurate engineer's or combination square to make sure the the trial cut is square, or that you can adjust it square. If you see any sign it's been dropped or used heavily for construction, I'd avoid it.

BTW, it would help to know what country you're in. Most of us are in the U.S. and tools elsewhere often have much different model numbers.
 

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hi everyone i am looking for best budget miter saws for small projects?

Hello, Pedro...maybe a little more information...?

What do you mean by small projects...Ryobi and Kobalt (Home Depot and Lowes) make a small 7 1/4" miter saw for $129 and $159. And there are specialty chop saws that go down to 2" but I don't think you get miter angles with them.

It would also be helpful if you could explain "best budget"...what price range are you thinking...?

And what type of projects are you considering...? Picture frames...? where more accuracy is required...? Or cross-cutting small width pieces...?

...and welcome to the Forum...lots of people willing to help so provide some more info and I think you will get very specific answers from people that probably are doing the same as you...
 

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Don't buy anything used unless you can try it and use an accurate engineer's or combination square to make sure the the trial cut is square, or that you can adjust it square.
I had a Harbor Freight saw for a good while. All I needed was square cuts, so used some epoxy to make sure it didn't shift. Then used a framing saw to make sure it cut straight - not just one try and finished. When I made a test cut the framing square showed the cut as absolutely straight. So, flipped the wood, and cut again. And was absolutely straight on the other side also. Later sold the saw, and regretted it immediately.
 
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