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How to Loosen Nuts and Bolts

Encountering stuck nuts and bolts can be a frustrating problem in the workshop. Here's what you can do.

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saw through one side of rusted nut with hacksaw
Photo 3 of 5Try splitting the nut with a hacksaw.

Try a Hacksaw(3 of 5)

If the nut is badly rusted, pour hydrogen peroxide on it to dissolve the rust. If that doesn't work, saw through one side of the nut with a hacksaw. Then loosen the nut by twisting it with an adjustable wrench.

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