2016 - Volume #40, Issue #1, Page #36[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Anti Skid Tape On Cornhead Grips Stalks“I use anti-skid tape in short strips on both husking rolls on my cornhead to grip stalks better. These strips, which are normally used on stairs and walkways, can be purchased at any hardware store. Once the strips are applied, they help tremendously with harvest and do not come off.”
Another idea Jim has is to color code his tools by size. For example, he takes all his 7/16th-in. wrenches – open end, sockets, nut drivers, combination wrenches – and spray paints them blue. All 1/2–in. wrenches are painted red and all 9/16th-in. wrenches yellow, and so on. “That way, no matter what I’m working on, I can quickly grab the right-sized wrench,” he says.
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