Cut Through Cheap Cable in 60 Seconds or Less A 24-in. bolt cutter cut through 5/8-in., vinyl-coated, flexible, braided, steel cable in 60 seconds. The cable took a bit longer than solid chain because it didn't sever as cleanly.
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Cheap Chain Cuts Easily - A 0 bolt cutter is plenty powerful enough to cut easily through chains, cables and padlocks up to 3/8 in. thick. It took five seconds with a common 24-in. bolt cutter to cut through Grade 43 home center 3/8-in. high-test, hot-dipped, galvanized zinc.