if you change the angle severely on one side. At $30, the price is right, easily sharpen both the saw and the shovel with the file blade of the Crunch. Add another file blade, to ensure that you'll have this ability, long term. Between the shovel, the Crunch and a Hooyman saw blade, and a metal cutting Dewalt jig saw blade, to held by the Crunch, I can do anything that needs to be done in the woods, that's feasible with a BOB sort of set up. The shovel is 1.5 lbs, the Crunch is 7 ozs, the saw blades maybe an oz.