12 amp motor provides 5500 RPM for increased cutting power. 7-1/4 inch carbide tipped blade making it a great saw for smooth, quiet operation. Ergonomic D shaped handle with soft grip over-mold provide maximum comfort and control. Large steel base for stability and maximum control. Bevel scale adjusts 0-52 degrees to provide greater versatility for angle cuts. Front mounted blade spindle lock for easy blade changes.