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Rated5out of5byJDfromExceeded My Expectations!In short, this saw is light and efficient, a no brainier for me if it would work well. I decided to give it a chance though it looked a little too light and flimsy to me initially. I tried it out on an overnight backpacking trip and it worked so well I'm recommending it to everyone. (Also, it worked well especially considering I misplaced the nut and screw which keep it together so I used just the blade without anything else very carefully but still cut through 4" logs in less than 45 seconds and very, very minimal effort on my part.). Fire is important to have when backpacking in cold weather (been in the 20's on the last couple trips) and I'd rather conserve my energy for the trip instead of hacking away with a camp axe just cause it's cooler. I don't write reviews often but the company who made this deserves props for making a product that I am raving about. Hope you enjoy it cause it's totally worth the price and more!
Date published: 2014-01-19
Rated5out of5byflaxinfromTried and true most reliable field toolI have used this one same saw on over 200 campouts over the past 10 years and it has not only never failed me but continues to be my highest performing tool for harvesting firewood in the wilderness and preparing it for a campfire. The steel and treatment techniques by Sven are very durable, more than any other saw I have ever used in 40 years. It has remained sharp through allot of abuse and slices through 3-6 inch trees with ease. It takes me seconds to cut through large trees while my camping mates take many minutes and much more energy. I bring the 15" model on extended backpacking trips when I cam worried about ounces, but this 21" model is VERY lightweight in of itself. I highly recommend that you have one of these saws in your camping "toolbox".
Date published: 2013-12-14
Rated5out of5byMartyEggsfromWORKS GREATI made the purchase to saw up several 6-8 inch logs. Worked great. As far as folding saws go, I don't think you can do any better. I also have the 15 inch for backpacking. Like that one too.
Date published: 2013-11-15
Rated5out of5byOldfromWorth the weight!I consider myself a comfortable minimalist. The added weight to carry this backpacking concerned me at first but I really don't notice the difference. This is an amazing product. Cuts through just about everything. If you like a good campfire the way I do, do not hesitate to buy this saw!
Date published: 2013-10-22
Rated4out of5byDrDavefromA classic that holds up.Use it every time we're camping without a fire ban. It's a little wonky, but gets the job done.
Date published: 2013-10-16
Rated5out of5byArferfromGreat Camp SawI wanted the 15" version, but it was out of stock, so I got the 21" and I'm not disappointed. Previously, I used a small 9" folding saw, but that proved highly inefficient on larger pieces of wood. On my last camping trip, I used the Sven to cut a section off a fallen tree (8" diameter), dragged it back to camp, then cut the limb into smaller sections and used my hatchet to split it. I had plenty of long-buring firewood. The combination of saw and hatchet makes a great pairing.
Date published: 2013-08-26
Rated5out of5byPapaw Algonquin manfromTried all the others, this is the BEST!I have tried all the saws and have even made some of my own but none of these work like this saw. It is everything you want in a saw, lightweight, easy to pack, and eats through wood like no other!
Don't waste your money on any other saw!
Date published: 2013-08-21
Rated5out of5byTNJimfromGreat Camp SawUsed this saw on eleven day camping vacation in Sierra Nevada Mountains at nine different campsites. Saw was very packable, light, and easy to assemble. The blade is very sharp and would quickly and easily cut through wood six and half inches in diameter.
Also used saw around house to cut limbs for firewood.
Date published: 2013-06-26
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