Handy Devices

Funneling Oil

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Useful Funnel Storage (Illustration by Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

Bob Fromme, New Berlin, Illinois, wanted to make his oil-changing work a cleaner endeavor. To do that, he found an empty 2.5-gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) container, cut out its bottom and screwed it to the wall above an empty oil drum. The DEF container makes a handy spot to store his funnels -- any remaining drips of oil from them is directed into the drum by way of the DEF fill spout.


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