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-|Cutting slots in pipes for shields. ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070881&​page=3))| ​ Shortening a bolt. ((photos by Hippysmack)) ​ || +|Cutting slots in pipes for shields. ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070881&​page=3))|  
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 +Usually, cutting the end off a bolt requires sanding / filing the cut area to deburr / chamfer the end. \\ 
 +However, the Dremil tool cuts at a high speed with a thin cutting disc. \\ 
 +Keep the cutting blade perpendicular to the threads while cutting and, most of the time, deburring the cut end is optional or at least minimal. \\ 
 +There is no need to install a nut and back it off the threads as you would normally do when using a hack saw or grinder. \\ 
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 +|  Shortening a bolt. ((photos by Hippysmack))  ​||| 
 +|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​shortening_a_bolt_1_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​shortening_a_bolt_2_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​shortening_a_bolt_3_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
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