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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hacksaw.


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  • I suspected this could be the case, since two of the screws supplied by CNC Fusion were too long, indicating that the holes in my mill were not drilled as deep as expected (I hacksawed a bit off the end of each screw, which worked).

    Converting an X2 Mini-Mill to CNC « The Half-Baked Maker

  • I hacksawed the keyboard off to make the first ever Drawdio circuit.

    Boing Boing

  • As Hackberry stared in disbelief, as though watching a slow-motion film that had nothing to do with reality, he saw that the object was a cut-down pump shotgun, the hacksawed steel still bright from the cut, loose shotgun shells spilling out of the gym bag onto the floor.

    Rain Gods

  • Luckily, the broken pipe section was to a spigot that isn't used anymore anyway, so, in the end, we just hacksawed off the broken section, capped it, and called it good.

    Dirty Stuff

  • It seems someone had gone to the trouble of elevating himself sexist I know to the height of the cable, and hacksawed through it.

    Breakdown in law and order.

  • Because, in fact, if they were severed or hacksawed, we would have found some vertebrae, the little piece that fits right in the skull holding the skull together.

    The Riverman

  • The barrel and sight had been hacksawed off an inch from the cylinder.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

  • Another villager presents each of us with a piece hacksawed off of the bomb bay doors.

    The Legacy of the Niagara Special

  • The Black Iron Racing entry (a hacksawed BMW) is looking very serious and fast.


  • - Replace the mirror stalks with some threaded rod or short bolts with the tops hacksawed off.

    Voidstar: blog


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