Hoses stay free of wear

I had problems with cornstalks rubbing through the hose on the fertilizer toolbar on my planter. So I pushed the hose through a spring that has a little bigger inside diameter than the hose’s outside diameter. Now the spring acts like a flexible armor for the hose; the stalks rub on the metal spring, which saves my hoses. I haven't had a single hose rub through since I did this.   

Leon Waldner of Kimball, South Dakota

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