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Hose clamp struggle

ratchet driver with socket attached


It took a few years of tightening and loosening these hose clamps with a flat head screwdriver before I realized a socket attached to a ratchet driver is the easy way to get the job done.

The flat head, sometimes called slotted, often gets distracted and wants to slip off at the worst possible moment.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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