Rain gear


y mom says all of those years playing the game Mouse Trap in my youth were preparing me for this:


That’s a lid to my dad’s portable fire pit on top that I removed the handle from so that it had holes, to use it as a funnel to catch the rain I routed down through the hay shoot.  From there it goes into a five gallon pail of Dom’s with a tap in the bottom, which empties into the old ridge cap off the barn acting as a gutter, ushering it out the door.  Seemed to work with last night’s rain, we’ll see about tomorrow.  And here’s the reference, the beloved Mouse Trap:

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1 Response to Rain gear

  1. ErikR says:

    That’s a pretty sweet setup!

    Fun fact: I went to middle and high school with the kid on the right.

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