Handy Devices

March 2023 Handy Devices: Glue That Protects

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Extra shoe glue in high-abrasion areas makes new boots last longer. (Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

James Bechtold, Rock City, Illinois, applies shoe repair glue to the high-wear, high-abrasion areas of his new boots. He's been doing it for years through several pairs of boots, and the glue keeps the boots walking far beyond their normal life spans.


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