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Quality clothespins with a 20-year warranty

 
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Most clothes pegs (or clothespins) are made of soft wood or plastic. The wood pegs rot and darken over time and may stain the laundry and the plastic pegs break down due to cold and sunshine. The springs are usually not made of stainless steel and therefore rust over time and the rust will stain the laundry. In addition, the pegs are twisted in use and fall apart as time goes by. There is more focus on price than on quality and long-term durability. The Omega clothes pegs from Popotamus are completely different. They may well be the last clothes pegs that you'll need to buy and the annoying weaknesses that ordinary clothes pegs have is a thing of the past with the Omega pegs.

International webshop: www.popotamus.net

Made entirely of stainless steel, the spring included. The steel is of type AISI 304.
They don't rust.
They don't become mouldy.
They don't break.
They don't twist and they don't fall apart.
Heat and cold-resistant (can also be used as bag closers in the freezer for example).
Do not stain the laundry due to mold or rusty springs.
The pegs have a strong spring, so that they'll stay on the clothesline even during stormy weather. The pegs also grip much better on thicker objects, such as a lined winter jacket, a robust bathrobe or the bathroom mat.
The pegs are not suitable for people with arthritis in their fingers, for whom the spring is too strong.
Saltwater resistant. Suitable for sailing yachts.
A 20-year warranty for normal use, ie. as clothes pegs or e.g. as bag closers in a deep freezer and other similar types of use.
Can withstand being stored outside all year round.
The pegs are also available in a powder coated version in 14 different colors. The paint resembles the paint used in the automotive industry. The lacquered pegs fade over time in the same way as a car loses its colour, especially if the pegs are stored outside all year round, but the lacquer does not peel off.
The unpainted pegs cost 1.35 EUR each and the colored pegs 1.75 EUR each. Of course, it's a much higher price than regular wood or plastic pegs, but our Omega pegs should never be replaced. In fact, one can safely write them into one's will so that they can be passed on to the next generation. This is sustainability in the making!
Quantity discount is provided as shown in the table below.
From 30 to 39 pegs  6%  
From 40 to 49 pegs 10%
From 50 to 79 pegs 12%
From 80 to 109 pegs 15%
From 110 to 149 pegs 18%
From 150 to 199 pegs 20%
From 200 to 499 pegs 23%
From 500 to 999 pegs 27%
From 1000 pegs and above   30%

International webshop: www.popotamus.net
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stainless steel 20-year warranty clothespins
 
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Neat product!
Do you know a price in US dollars? I looked at the website, and if it's there, I do not see it. Saw about how they ship it etc, but not how much it costs. I can run it though a currency converter, but it seems you might get more orders if you had it easy to see.
 
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Pearl Sutton wrote:Neat product!
Do you know a price in US dollars? I looked at the website, and if it's there, I do not see it. Saw about how they ship it etc, but not how much it costs. I can run it though a currency converter, but it seems you might get more orders if you had it easy to see.



Dear Pearl, thank you for the advice.
For the time being, it is not possible to display prices in different currencies in my webshop.

As for shipping, there is actually information about it at the top of the webshop. Here is a link: Shipping rates

When I ship to the US, Danish VAT is deducted, here is the link: With or without VAT

In the webshop there is also a menu item which is about shipping to the USA. Here is a link: Special comments

Other than that, you are right and I will try to integrate this information into my post.

Kind regards from Copenhagen / Henrik H.

 
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I love all the colors! They look very sturdy, too. I have similar type of clothespins and they really do last in all weather, and hold up clothes really well. I was bummed to find out that the clothespins couldn't be found easily/affordably overseas, but it looks like you've got great prices, and a beautiful color selection.

One hint for people who have clotheslines above a grassy lawn, don't pick the grass green! Go for a bright color like orange or pink or silver (or purple! There was no purple when I got mine .) The green hides really easily in the grass!
 
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Nicole Alderman wrote:I love all the colors! They look very sturdy, too. I have similar type of clothespins and they really do last in all weather, and hold up clothes really well. I was bummed to find out that the clothespins couldn't be found easily/affordably overseas, but it looks like you've got great prices, and a beautiful color selection.

One hint for people who have clotheslines above a grassy lawn, don't pick the grass green! Go for a bright color like orange or pink or silver (or purple! There was no purple when I got mine .) The green hides really easily in the grass!



Thanks for your reply, Nicole. It is nice to know that my post is being read and appreciated.
Kind regards from Copenhagen / Henrik H.
 
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Are these easy for a 7 year old to use?

It's good to know there are plastic-free pegs that are strong! We get lots of wind here and most pegs blow off the line.
 
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They're a bit tighter than normal wooden clothespins, but my son and open and close them and put clothes up with them (he just turned 6). Both he and my daughter can open them to take them off the line, though it's a lot harder for my daughter (who just turned 3).

I've been thinking about buying them both their own sets of these, especially since they come in such fun and pretty colors!
 
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Kate Downham wrote:Are these easy for a 7 year old to use?

It's good to know there are plastic-free pegs that are strong! We get lots of wind here and most pegs blow off the line.



Hello Kate,
Yes, when you are 7 you can use them. The spring is a lot more powerful than in ordinary pegs, which is why these pegs will keep the laundry on the clothesline almost no matter how windy it is.
It is possible to order two sample pegs and have them send in an ordinary letter for 3,5 Euros. Then you can form your own opinion. Here is a link to this offer: Sample pegs

Kind regards from Copenhagen / Henrik H.
 
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Hey! I was looking for clothespins this summer and had awful luck. I was looking at wooden ones and they're made so cheaply now, it's like they're not meant to actually pin clothes anymore. So now I know about these, I'll keep an eye out for something affordable and available.

It's frustrating when you spend a lot of time looking for a practical item and still can't find a quality option.
 
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I use Kevin Clothes Pins right now, but these might be worth checking out.
 
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We use these all the time, and for many things they weren't intended to be used for! We have several portable chicken shelters and when a new flock starts to lay, their name "19 June" for example gets tucked under two clothespins screwed to the door. We cover their feeder with a lid to keep the condensation from getting in, but to hold the lid up while filling it, we use one of these pins. I use dog fur to discourage deer, and I pin it around plants using them also. But yes, they do also hang clothes very nicely!
 
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Just posted this on the extreme clothespin topic: I got my pins on ebay 2 years ago and love them. Here's a link to a pack of 50 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Extreme-Clothespins-Stainless-Steel-50-Pack-Lifetime-Guarantee/273490479852?hash=item3fad4d8aec:g:R74AAOSww3tY39~s   They only come in silver and there are 20 packs as well.
 
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