Gardening Ideas forum: A Better Bucket Handle

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Name: Kyle
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Mar 11, 2018 12:53 AM CST
I've been doing this for several years now and thought I'd share with those who haven't hit on this idea.
You know how your bucket handles wear out or are just plain uncomfortable.
I take a piece of old garden hose and cut off an appropriate size piece. Then I split it down the middle with a pair of tin snips. Slip it over the handle and wrap it with duck or gorilla tape. Voila! More comfortable than the original handle. You might need to rewrap with tape after a while. YMMV.

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Name: Ginny G
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Mar 11, 2018 8:52 AM CST
Great idea Thumbs up
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Mar 11, 2018 10:14 AM CST
Excellent idea! I always love it when things get reused or recycled. Thumbs up
AKA Joey.

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