Conceived and developed in 1980, u.S. Patent 4,193,188 was first issued on march 18, 1980 to green mountain products of Norwalk, Connecticut. Since their introduction, numerous improvements, both mechanical as well as aesthetic, were made in a never ending effort to make our saws the best possible for our customers. For years a small hand made sign hung by the factory time clock which read: "check each saw before it leaves green mountain make sure it is perfect. The customer's life may depend on it. " over the years (since the early 1990's) we have receive numerous letters and tails recounting how well our saws performed in the field, praising them for their cutting ability as well as their endurance. Some by the u.S. Military which cannot be retold, some by members of the Colorado trail society, of golden, co. A group funded by the u.S federal government. Featured photos showing their member's prowess in maintaining just some of the 500 miles of hiking and biking trails which they clear each year without the use of gasoline powered equipment. Only green mountain saws, both high reaching models as well as all chain mate camping survival models with hand straps, are made in the united states of America in our Norwalk, ct. Plant
Each saw features a patented 48-inch high carbon steel Bimatic chain blade designed to wrap around tree limbs and cut them off as it is drawn back and forth. Attached to the ends of the blade are two 25-foot control ropes. Just toss the weighted end of the rope over the limb, pull the blade up into position, then pull back and forth on each control rope. The 48 inch blade is suited for big cutting jobs, limbs as large as 14 inches or greater in diameter. Directions as well as sturdy hand straps are included.