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"All Terrain" Walker
Speaking of medical-related inventions, veteran FARM SHOW writer C.F. Marley, who turns 92 this April but still gets out to chase down stories for us, recently started using a walker when on rough ground. He quickly decided the little wheels that come standard weren’t made for farm use so he bought a couple 7-in. dia. wheels at a farm store. They had hubs made for 1/2-in. axles. He put 3/8-in. redi rod through the bottom of each leg of the walker and put short pieces of 1/2-in. copper tubing over the rods to act as bushings for the wheels to turn on.

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2013 - Volume #37, Issue #2