Camping Saw

Discussion in 'Camping Toys' started by BIG-E, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. BIG-E

    BIG-E AKA; Mongo-E, Sexy Grande Supporter

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    Hello Everyone,

    What is the best folding saw that will blaze through wood like a hot knife thru butta??

    It has to be able to fit in my Jessey's.

    Let me know what works fer you.

    Thanks, Eric.
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  2. KayDubbya

    KayDubbya Been here awhile

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    http://www.svensaw.com/

    Comes in 15" or 21" lengths depending on your particular Jesse's. Lightest, most compact folding saw I've used (commercially available). I've never really liked the flip style folders. YRMV.
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  3. BIG-E

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    ^^^^ I just looked at this on Amazon, and thought it was "gimmikey" but I will take your word for it. it's cheap enough to give it a try.

    Thanks!
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  4. BIG-E

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    Just ordered the 15"!! Seems like a must have to carry with you! I also carry a small Fiskers hatchet, but maybe I won't cut my hand off with this saw!!

    Thanks for the reccomendation!
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  5. gmk999

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    I have a Glock E tool. It has a saw blade stored in the handle. I've used it a few times to see if it works.
    It does, but since it is also a shovel, it's a compromise.
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  10. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    When using an axe , hatchet or similar for splitting, do not hold the piece being split with your hand., Hold it from the top with a stick, often the first split off a bigger piece. your holding stick can be a foot long, which puts your hand a foot away from where the blade will strike. This allows you to cut very small kindling from pretty big logs without needing to be a pro with the blade.

    I have a felling axe, a junker axe, a demolition axe and a Japanese bearded splitting hatchet. the hatchet was a mistake. splits like crazy. throws the splits sideways with....uh....vigor.

    BTW, that saw is very sharp. you can cut the crap out of yourself with it, often at the web between the index finger and the thumb. AMHIK.
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  12. Oh2RideMore

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    My wife has one of these in her teardrop trailer. I have used it many times to limb branches and trim firewood. Works great. Good choice.
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  13. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    I don't get it. I have never used a hatchet, axe or saw to make firewood when camping. even back in the days when one could make campfires.I have boots. I stomp on the stick. if it is dry enough and small enough it's firewood.
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  14. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto Long timer Supporter

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    Silky Saws are really nice. I carry a 9” folding saw to cut through trees that may be blocking the trail. It will cut through a 3” limb in a few swipes. I have a few buddies who have longer versions of the folding Silky Saw, they can cut through a substantial log. Silky Saws are carried by professional tree trimmers, to do work when using a chain saw is too sketchy.
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  15. bikerfish

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    I've had the same Svensaw for about 25 years now. It just stays in my panniers all the time. Been used all over the country, and has always worked great.
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    I picked up a cheap Corona folding pruning saw at Lowes and it's been perfect for cutting deadfall to length when I go canoe camping. I do like the svensaw and silkys, but for my needs, the cheap Corona gets the job done with no drama.
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  17. Yinzer Moto

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    I carried one of those for 20+ years, abused the crap out of it. Treated it like a machete in brush. I can’t begin to imagine how much lumber that thing cut. It is now in my dual sport camelback. I decided it was time to buy a Silky last year. The silky is nicer but that Corona got the job done.
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    Have the Wyoming saw and that works ok. I have had the SILKY BIG BOY for about 2 years works great.i highly recommend this saw ,you won't be dissapointed
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  19. SpeedyR

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    +1 on Silky Big Boy. Just cut thru a nice pine tree down over a trail I wanted to ride last weekend. riding partner was amazed at how quickly it went thru the pine. and other trees.
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  20. radmann10

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    Pocket chain saw...
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