Sven Sven-Saw 15UL-3 Folding Saw

photo: Sven Sven-Saw 15UL-3 Folding Saw camp saw

Specs

Price Current Retail: $38.95
Historic Range: $29.95-$39.00
Weight 15 oz
Folds to 17 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in

Reviews

2 reviews
5-star:   2
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Never leave home without it.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Sharp

Cons

  • Don’t lose the wingnut

This saw is very compact, light, and super sharp. The ultra “lightweight” crowd snicker when I bring this along, but ineveitably they ask to borrow it during canoe trips.

The 15" will cut up to 3" deadfall easily. You do have to be careful when assembling it not to lose the wingnut.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: 30 CDN

I've had one of these saws for more than twenty years. It's the handiest backpacking saw around, in my opinion. It will cut through softwoods like you-know-what. If I didn't already have two large bow saws, I'd buy the 21 inch version of this saw as well and just keep it in my car. If you've ever seen a tree blocking your drive back to civilization, you'll know why.

Pros

  • Cuts very well
  • Lightweight and fits easily into any backpack
  • Very durable

Cons

  • The 15-inch version is not good for large diameter logs.

The Sven-Saw is lightweight and fits into any backpack worth carrying. The saw is easily assembled, even when wearing gloves or mittens.

Source: bought it new

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