The “C” series saws have set teeth, a thicker blade and a simpler scabbard design.
The “GC” series are taper ground with a thinner blank and a positive location in the scabbard. It also has the benefit of the patented fast cutting tooth pattern used only by Samurai curved saws.
Both saws have impulse hardened teeth for longevity.
Both saws only cut on the pull stroke.
Both saws have the pistol grip handle.
In a nut shell: The C series is great for heavy handed users, ground workers, coppice workers, hedge layers etc looking for a heavy duty saw that is excellent value without compromising on longevity.
The GC series is ideal for climbing arborists or anyone that is looking for a a fast cutting saw with effortless cutting and a smooth finish.