photo of a plumbers tool used to cut metal pipes   This is a specialized plumbers tool called
a "tubing cutter."  Its function is to neatly
cut metal pipes crosswise without crushing

If you are not a plumber or someone who
regularly does home repairs, it is unlikely
that you were able to correctly identify it.

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