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Silky POCKETBOY 170 Fine Teeth

Silky POCKETBOY 170 Fine Teeth
Item #: 342-17
Compact lightweight folding saw with 6-3/4-inch blade that will take up very little room in your pocket or backpack.

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Compact lightweight folding saw with 6-3/4-inch blade that will take up very little room in your pocket or backpack. Nicknamed as âLittle Giantâ due to its extraordinary cutting capacity. This sleek saw features rust-resistant, hard chrome-plated, taper-ground blade with an impulse-hardened non-set tooth design for greater cutting efficiency. Utilizes proprietary Silky MIRAI-ME (Smooth Cutting) Technology - The Teeth of the Future! The precision-ground, razor sharp blade provide fast, clean and smooth cutting. The blade locks securely into one of two open positions, in line with the handle and flush cutting. The blade resists the effects of tree resin and easily wipes clean. The non-slip rubberized handle provides a sure and comfortable grip even in the most difficult operating conditions. Exceptional design, strength, balance and superior finish quality. Clear plastic flip-lock carrying case with belt clip is included. An ideal saw for your glove box or to carry on hikes. Made in Japan.
POCKETBOY is available in two blade lengths: 5-inch (130 mm) and 6-3/4-inch (170 mm). The blades are interchangeable within the same blade length. Every blade length is available in four teeth sizes/configurations (tpi - teeth per inch): 7 tpi - Large/Coarse (pruning, green wood), 8.5 tpi - Medium (soft wood), 17 tpi - Fine (hard wood, bamboo), and 22 tpi - Extra Fine (dry hard wood). Each POCKETBOY has a color-coded handle associated with the teeth configuration: Red - Large teeth, Black - Medium teeth, Yellow - Fine teeth, and Purple - Extra Fine teeth.
Technical Features
- 6-3/4-inch (170 mm) blade length
- 17 teeth per inch (20 teeth per 30 mm) teeth configuration
- 0.45 pounds (200 grams) operating weight; 0.6 pounds (280 grams) weight with carrying case
- Clear plastic flip-lock carrying case with belt clip is included
- Product applications include pruning & trimming, woodworking, bamboo cutting
- Limited lifetime warranty against defects in material and workmanship
Additional Information

Additional Information

Weight 1.00 lb.
Blade Thickness 0.9
Brand Silky Saws
Color No
Diameter No
Kerf 1
Units Per Box / Carton 12 / 72

Customer Reviews

Great Cut Review by Matt
I had this saw for about two months it cuts great. It does plug up with green wood but clearing it is only a couple taps away. After two months I got over zelous with a tree across an ATV trail and broke the blade in about a third. The blade is thin and I think I may get a replacement med blade which is a bit thicker. I take the blame it wasn't the saw, and in the end it got me down the trail. Best saw you could get fastest and cleanest cutting. Will get a replacement blade use it till it snaps then order another. Wish it was a bit thicker for say 4-6"trees when I pushed back into the tree with my weight is when the tip broke. (Posted on 11/19/2014)
Belt clip not up to Silky standards Review by The Landscape Gardener
The saw itself is a good product. I also own a PocketBoy with a shorter blade but large teeth, and wanted one with fine teeth for pruning work on delicate green wood (contrary to Silky's own recommendations regarding tooth size in the saw description- large tooth size is NOT best for pruning green wood on ornamentals). It's the case and clip that don't meet standards. The saw fits in the case in only one position- awkward and disruptive to work flow to have to pay attention to when stashing the saw. The belt clip isn't just not useful, it's a detriment. Tucking the clip in is not secure during work activity, it's a good way to lose the saw. Threading your belt through the clip only holds one of the 2 wires of the clip. The case winds up twisting while you work. Don't know what the Silky designers were thinking when they worked on this case and clip- feels more like a toy than a work tool. It gets 2 stars due to the case and clip. (Posted on 1/29/2014)