A handheld pocket saw or a string saw exists in a variety of options and modifications, and as a rule it is intended for a complete set of individual engineering equipment. As well as numerous survival kits and NAZ for servicemen of various military formations of the countries of the world.
Saw string, handheld pocket saw, Commando Wire Saw, description, features of application and work with such a saw, test and review.
In practice, the saw-string is used to perform simple and uncomplicated work on logging, clearing sectors of fire, overcoming some types of barriers and obstacles, for sawing products from soft metals, plastic and bone, as elemental traps, etc..
The most famous varieties of handheld pocket saws are presented in the photo below. From left to right, the so-called British, American and Soviet versions. The most practical in our opinion, the second American version, has original handle-clamps that allow you to use the saw in a shortened version, simply by re-hooking the cutting blade in case of breakage. In addition, a second, spare cutting blade is included..
pocket chain saw.
Arranging animal traps with a string saw.
However, even a blunt string saw blade in extreme conditions can come in handy. It can be used, for example, as a loop for a trap or bowstring for a bow. The correct British version of the handle-ring-handle should have different diameters, which allows them to be used as a locking unit in traps of various designs.
But such a design of the locking assembly is rather cumbersome and requires a long and accurate adjustment, so we would not particularly recommend using it. For the same purpose, the manufacture of a stopper assembly for traps, rings of different diameters come with some knives, for example, with IZULA from RAT Cutlery, right photo above.