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I have been considering replacing our job-site workhorse, my Hitachi 15- inch chop saw, for a while now. After some checking around, I decided the DeWalt 706 might be a good candidate. I put the 706 through its paces, and I’m sold. Our crews have been using the Hitachi 15-inch for more than 15 years. It has been a staple on our job sites and excelled in durability and capacity. As production trim carpenters, we prefer to cut all our baseboard and crown molding standing up because it saves time and effort and increases profitability. We need equipment that will hold up to abusive conditions. The Hitachi has always met our requirements, though at more than 50 pounds,