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plainspaddler
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08/29/2017 09:22AM
I bought it at Piragis before our trip on 08/19. I was looking around the store and bought it on a wim. I'm sure glad I did. It works like a dream and there are no parts to lose! I processed a lot of wood with it and it was very comfortable to use. It packs down nice and I stored it on the side of my Frost River Buschcrafter pack . It could be stored on the sides of almost any pack with a bottom pocket and side cinch straps.

Boreal21 Saw

Mike
 
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Northwoodsman
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08/29/2017 06:44PM
I love mine as well. The first time I used it (or attempted to) I didn't have the last section seated correctly and when I closed the handle to lock it, there was too much tension on the blade and it snapped. Lesson learned. I purchased 2 new blades (1 for a spare) and splurged on the sheath for it this past year. It's a great saw. Beats the Sven saw because there are no loose parts. Pull the saw out and you can be cutting in less than 5 seconds.
plainspaddler
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08/29/2017 07:05PM
Did you buy the canvas sheath or the leather one?

Mike
Northwoodsman
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08/29/2017 09:25PM
I was cheap, I purchased the canvas one.
08/29/2017 09:36PM
I've been thinking about getting one, thanks for the review.

T
08/30/2017 07:51AM
Awesome saw, easy to pack, Ben told me about this saw a couple years ago.
plainspaddler
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08/30/2017 09:58AM
I really like the design. I was going to get a Bob Destrude saw which is a bit lighter but it had some things that I didn't like. The handle could possibly swell being wood and it could be tough to collapse. Changing out the blade in the bush could be a major pain unless you had two multi-tools. The blade swap out on the Boreal21 is easy-peasy!

Mike
mgraber
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09/06/2017 11:49PM
Two more thumbs up here, we love ours.
 
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