Handy Devices

May 2023 Handy Devices: Cover the Hose

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Hydraulic Hose Covers (Illustration by Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

Danny Broussard, Abbeville, Louisiana, found an easy and quick way to preserve his hydraulic hoses. He went to the local fire department and asked for any old fire hoses they might have. Broussard cut the fire hose to length and covered his hoses -- safe now from the rays of the sun.


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