The Silky F180 folding saw comes in two flavors, the Silky F180 LG Teeth and the Silky F180 Fine Teeth. They differ in configuration, number and size of teeth, saw blade thickness and cut width. Accordingly, their purpose is different.
Folding saw Silky F180 LG Teeth, device, features, performance, overview.
The folding saw Silky F180 LG Teeth has large teeth on the blade and is designed to work with fresh wood. The number of teeth is 6.5 teeth per inch or 7.5 teeth per 30 mm. The Silky F180 Fine Teeth folding saw has smaller teeth and is designed to work with hard, dry wood. Number of teeth 12 teeth per inch or 14 teeth per 30 mm.
Visually, both saws can be distinguished by the color of the handle. The Silky F180 LG Teeth is red, and the Silky F180 Fine Teeth is yellow. The review below will talk about the folding saw Silky F180 LG Teeth with large teeth on the blade.
Key Features of the Silky F180 LG Teeth Folding Saw.
Saw blade length: 180 mm
Saw blade thickness: 1.3 mm
Saw blade material: SK4 high carbon steel
Folded Length: 220 mm
Handle Material: Plastic, Rubber
Cutting Width: 1.4 mm
Tooth configuration: 6.5 teeth per inch (7.5 teeth per 30 mm)
Weight: 180 grams
Made in japan
The folding saw Silky F180 LG Teeth is positioned by the manufacturer as a working tool for trimming and trimming branches, harvesting firewood and other wood-related work. Collapsible folding design. Therefore, in case of breakage of the saw blade, it can be easily replaced. Spare parts sold separately.
For convenience, the saw blade is fixed in two positions. The handle is made of fiberglass polypropylene with a rubber insert. There is a hole at the base of the handle for a lanyard or safety cord.
The working qualities of a folding saw Silky F180 LG Teeth.
Silky has long been a well-known brand with a very good reputation. Therefore, special doubts about the excellent working qualities of the Silky F180 saw did not arise initially. The saw itself was very light. Ergonomic handle provides a comfortable and reliable grip during sawing. It is convenient to work with a saw with both a bare hand and a glove.
The initial saw cut makes without delay and jamming, large teeth do not interfere with this at all. Saw blade in a wedge-shaped cross section. The upper part (butt) is thinner than the lower (cutting edge with teeth). Therefore, problems with jamming the saw during operation did not arise at all. Even with very deep immersion of the canvas in the tree.
All types of wood folding saw Silky F180 saws almost equally efficiently. If there are differences, then they are practically not felt. At least the amount of firewood that we saw in half an hour. The mechanism for fixing the saw blade works flawlessly.
The length of the blade Silky F180 LG Teeth is 180 mm, so the maximum diameter of the tree for normal and comfortable working with it is 12-14 centimeters. For large diameters, sawing is long and frankly uncomfortable. At the end of the work, there are no special problems with cleaning the saw from sawdust. In extreme cases, it can always be taken apart for cleaning..
General conclusion on the folding saw Silky F180.
A very good, convenient and well-balanced tool. In some cases, it will perfectly replace an ax. For example, it is much more practical to cut long branches with a thickness of 4-5 cm with it. To cut such a branch into pieces of the desired length is much faster than chopping it with an ax.
Folding saw Silky F180 is perfect for gardening, and also undoubtedly useful to tourists, fishermen, hunters and all other lovers of an active lifestyle. It will significantly save time with, for example:
The construction of a primitive shelter or shelter.
Arrangement of parking or camp.
Making simple field furniture.
Clearing a forest road from fallen trees.
Pulling out a car stuck on an impassable road.
When folded, the saw is quite compact (22 cm), so it can be easily placed in the side pocket of a backpack, in a bag or in the glove compartment of a car. Weight (180 g) also allows you to take it with you on hiking trips..
If necessary, a second Fine Teeth blade with smaller teeth can be purchased with a Silky F180 saw. There will be no problems with the replacement. Then, in the end, you can get a universal tool with two types of paintings for the widest range of tasks when working with wood.