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Clothesline tightener water adjustment

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I started using a clotheline tightener on our hanging heated bucket waterer.

It's easy to adjust the height for deep bedding levels or chicken growth.

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The clothesline tightener is a clever solution!

I hang my waterer (and feeder) using a chain, and it's pretty easy to move it up or down a few links on the hook to adjust the height.

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