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This saw is one of the best i have used for small trees, trail maintenance, etc.
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I had one very similar for many years and loved it!  Took it backpacking with me all the time.
 
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Yes.  It folds nicely and it's easy to carry with you.
 
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I've not seen one like that before. Looks great! Have you ever tried a Silky saw? It's not foldable, but is a wonderful hand saw that cuts with ease. I really like it.
Right now I'm using a 15" Corona to cut down eastern red cedars for poles.
More power to the hand saws!
 
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I have not heard of them... thanks for the tip. I'll check them out.
You can never have too many saws!
 
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Big fan of pull saws such as this. You can do a remarkable amount of work without pulling out the chainsaw.

But it's a different technique. I would never lend it to someone who has only used a standard push-type carpenter saw. They will apply force at the wrong time and turn your blade into a pretzel.
 
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That's interesting; I haven't seen saws like that before. I mostly deal with smaller limbs and have been quite happy with how quickly my 15" fiskars pruning saw and pole saw can cut through them. Those have a curved blade which helps to keep the relatively light blade in the cut.
I have a bow saw that I've used for some larger work but found it difficult to keep the cut straight. Maybe something like this would be a better option for me. Thanks for sharing!
 
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