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Tip: Stop a pin hole leak in a hose

I have a very clever neighbor who plugged a pin hole leak in her garden hose with a toothpick. All she did was put the pick in the leak hole and broke it off to be flush with the hose. Then she wrapped it with duct tape and it works.