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#1 harson

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:03 PM


I need a new saw for out and about cutting forks ,the folding saw i have is way past it,s best so time for a new one i think,
i am now looking for a good quality one that will last a long time ,
any suggestions please ?

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:10 PM

I have a new Bear Grylls that I got from Sprawlmart for 20 bucks. It slides into it's handle. Pretty fast cutter for the price. Before that I had a STIHL folding hand saw that I got for free with a weed eater. It was not nearly as nice as the BG.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:11 PM

SOG Folding Camp Saw

http://sogknives.com/store/F10.html

Or the Fiskars Power Tooth 10 inch

http://www2.fiskars....-Pruning-Saw-10

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:17 PM

Don't discount the option of a 'Survival Saw' either. They are essentially a length of chainsaw blade with a handle on each end. Very portable and make quick work of even large logs.
http://proforceequip...id=101&catid=42

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

The Fiskars saw above works great for me.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:23 PM

I did some searching into folding saws a while back and settled on two.
I haven't bought one yet but it was between the Bahco Laplander or a Silky.

Frank. :)

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:41 PM

I have some thing called a " Grizz Saw". Love it. Light .small and will handle any branch. Will also cut through bone. Carry it with me in case I see a fork.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:52 PM

Fiskars approx. $12 at Wally World (WalMart) in the garden department.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:58 PM

You probably want something with some aggressive teeth for cutting green, and outdoor forks. I use the Coghlan's folding Sierra Saw and
I love it. It cuts green wood fast. It's nice and lite in back pocket, and not expensive at all. I even modified one to
a 6 inch length for even easier carry.
I make walking sticks, and canes, so I've cut hundreds of sticks and of course forks with this saw. My .02. :)

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 08:03 PM

nobody has mentioned a nice one. Its a folding saw made by Corona. in the $20 range. I've put a ton of miles on mine with no complaints : ) And i use it on some big stuff often
http://www.acehardwa...989&cagpspn=pla

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:59 AM

Haven't heard any bad things about these...

http://www.silkysaws...-210mm-Saw-1375


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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:09 AM

I just bought a Bahco Laplander and am very, very pleased. The blade is rigid, yet still thin and the teeth cut like a pack of wolverines.http://www.amazon.co...g/dp/B0001IX7OW

I have also had a Silky and it was a very good saw. So good in fact that my mother in law never gave it back.

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:19 AM

nobody has mentioned a nice one. Its a folding saw made by Corona. in the $20 range. I've put a ton of miles on mine with no complaints : ) And i use it on some big stuff often
http://www.acehardwa...989&cagpspn=pla

This is the one I have and I like it.

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 05:46 PM

nobody has mentioned a nice one. Its a folding saw made by Corona. in the $20 range. I've put a ton of miles on mine with no complaints : ) And i use it on some big stuff often
http://www.acehardwa...989&cagpspn=pla

This is the one I have and I like it.

that looks good buddy

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 05:50 PM

Thanks for all the help and info guy,s , i have narrowed it down to 3 now , just need to decide between
bear grylls
SOG
Bacho Laplander
or maybe just get one of each they all look great thanks.

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

ive a silky pocket boy its great and cuts smooth and is in its own case great bit of kit

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

Yep, the Silky was my very favorite of all I have tried. The Japanese know how to make a fine handsaw!!

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:04 PM

Here's a couple of the cheapest i could find saved in my ebay list.

http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1438.l2649

http://www.ebay.co.u...-/230870399359?

and a little something else. ^_^

http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1438.l2649

Frank. :)

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:04 PM

Great review of the two Shazam

I wholeheartedly love both of those saws, one is as good as the other for a slingshot gathering saw and overall bushcraft tool.

For those who really appreciate the 'feel' of the tool as it does its work, then the Silky is best- it cuts wood like it is butter.




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