Good solid saw. Hardware durable, flat cutting area. Strong enough to cut through any material designed to cut, given proper blade choice for material. Dust collection adequate.
Bought this piece of garbage a year ago. It is on it's second trip back to Sears to be repaired. The blade guard just does not want to stay on the saw while cutting. The guard has failed twice now during cuts. Each time catching the saw and breaking apart in my face. Not fun... Paid good money for this saw, I expect a product that works. Sears has failed with regard to this saw and their only response is to take it back to Sears be repaired. And that is only because I purchased the 2 year Master Protection Plan. Spend a little more money and buy a DeWalt or another quality brand. I will never buy another tool from Sears.
Saw performs well. Recommend test cuts on scrap wood to verify accuracy of cuts at different angles. Found pointer was slightly loose otherwise satisfied.