Hacksaw Replacement Blade Bolt

Discussion in 'Tool Talk' started by KIAB, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    Where can you get hacksaw replacement rear blade bolt as below,actually broke one (cast metal tack) tensioning hacksaw this morning,wouldn't have thought it hard to source one, but nope nothing,loads in the USA.

    Just trying to save me from making one from a bolt.

  2. dobbie

    dobbie Screwfix Select

    Buy a decent Hacksaw, the type of hacksaw that takes that fitting, are cheap and nasty with the blade tending to twist, you can pick one up for a few quid.
    It is well worth the extra money for something decent.
  3. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Screwfix Select

    Well ...... if you can’t find one on the Internet ....... probably don’t exist :D

    Try searching for the Holy Grail ......may well be easier o_O
  4. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    I found them, but not in the UK.:mad:

    Wasn't a cheap brand Eclipse,Bahco,not sure,but you don't expect some part under tension to be made from cast metal & not solid metal.
  5. Astramax

    Astramax Screwfix Select

    Car boot;)
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  6. Astramax

    Astramax Screwfix Select

  7. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    Going to skips, always loads of tools being dumped,will have nosey.:)
  8. robertpstubbs

    robertpstubbs Screwfix Select

    The one on my Eclipse doesn’t look cast.

  9. sospan

    sospan Screwfix Select

    Haven't used a hacksaw for years. Its normally grinder, sabre saw, multi tool these days.

    The Eclipse hacksaw was really good. Not sure what the back fitting was but the front had a piece of the moulding that turned to tension the blade. Then fitted back in line with the case, very neat. Always surprised they didn't do more with the "grey" range of tools as they were really good quality
  10. masterdiy

    masterdiy Screwfix Select

    Your missing the point...

    This is Kiab, we are talking about.
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  11. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    First time in years I used hacksaw,couldn't be bothered to get out grinder for only two bolts to cut to size,but in the end I had no choice.:(
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  12. robertpstubbs

    robertpstubbs Screwfix Select

    A hacksaw is lighter than a power tool, easier to use one-handed, and makes less mess than a grinder.
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  13. sospan

    sospan Screwfix Select

    My old metalworking teacher would be turning in his grave if he saw that :eek:
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