Bucket Gasket Uses

Repurpose your bucket gasket with these tips

Bucket Gasket Repurposing
Before you discard the lid of a 5-gallon ­plastic bucket, remove the tubular rubber gasket for repurposing.Marcus Parker / parkmanpro.com
Bucket Gasket Repurposing
The intact lid gasket makes a convenient carrying strap to haul multiple rods securely. Just place your rods side by side, bring the gasket under the rods, and pass one end through the other, creating a girth hitch around the tackle.Marcus Parker / parkmanpro.com
Bucket Gasket Repurposing
That bucket-lid gasket cut into 2- to 3-inch pieces turns a bare hook into a lure. Simply cut the back ends in an angle and slide each piece onto a hook.Marcus Parker / parkmanpro.com
Bucket Gasket Repurposing
A portion of the gasket­ ­easily turns into a sunglasses keeper. Cut a 14-inch length of the gasket and slip the ends over the temple pieces of the sunglasses to keep them safe.Marcus Parker / parkmanpro.com