Aren't they both right around $1000 plus or minus $100? At any rate FWW liked the Hitachi but I couldn't find any owner reviews. Maybe someone here has one and can comment. I don't think this is the model with the non-standard miter slots but you should check.
Originally Posted by Kevin Vernon
There are a lot of good saws in the $1000 arena right now. The Griz 1023 gets a lot of talk as do the zip code, Delta and Steel City versions of the 22124. I'm with you on the prices going up. I just bought a large tool ahead of schedule and that was based on the increases that already happened.
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