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LiteraryDevil · 22/05/2018 13:05

I have such an exciting life I know but can anyone recommend some really good pegs? Mine are forever breaking. Probably doesn't help that they get left out in all weathers which makes them brittle but I also find that they twist so that the spring pings off one side and I end up having to put them back together. Thanks!

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dementedpixie · 22/05/2018 13:22

I use recycled plastic pegs. Think i got them in Morrison's

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dementedpixie · 22/05/2018 13:24

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Justmuddlingalong · 22/05/2018 13:26

I 2nd the hurricane pegs. Brilliant as far as clothes pegs go. Grin

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Roomba · 22/05/2018 13:28

I was just moaning about all my pegs snapping the other day. Leaving them outside definitely doesn't help as the sunlight weakens the plastic.

I had some fab ones from Pound land of all places. But that was a few years back, my ex took them with him when he left (really, he took some very random things!) and I don't think they sell them any more. Watching this thread with interest!

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WhatCanIDoNowPlease · 22/05/2018 13:30

Proper wooden ones. They are a classic, can't beat them.

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mrsoutnumbered · 22/05/2018 13:58

Agree with PP, those ecoforce recycled ones are great.

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DoryNow · 22/05/2018 14:10

Why leave them outside ?
Genuine question- mine go rusty & mark the clothes if I do that, so have always wondered? 😁

Lakeland ones I invest in when I can afford as they're slightly padded & don't leave pinch marks on the clothes.

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RallyAnnie · 22/05/2018 14:27

Don't leave them outside, this wears them out quicker than anything. Cheap supermarket ones always snap or twist. I've got some Lakeland ones that are really good. I aspire to wooden pegs!

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jellyshoeswithdiamonds · 22/05/2018 20:57

Wooden ones here.
Get thicker ones though.
My dd bought me a new peg bucket (which I love) and skinny wooden pegs (which I love but only cos she bought them for my new bucket). The skinny ones aren't as robust, some of them have been relegated to cereal clippers.

The only plastic pegs I have are huge Italian ones that I bought on holiday, they were the only ones available, I love them cos they are jumbo pegs Grin

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LiteraryDevil · 22/05/2018 21:38

Dory I have good intentions but forget to bring them in. They are in a peg bag, not just left on the line, but water gets in the bag. I have some from Asda that haven't gone rusty but they do twist. I've now got pegs made of different colours when I've not been able to find the matching halfGrin

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MarsBarsAreShrinking · 22/05/2018 22:10

The money I've spent on pegs over the years!

They're not cheap but I forked out on some Brabantia Smart Pegs a while ago and they're the Rolls Royce of pegs!

I'm going to treat them to a Brabantia peg bag next.

The excitement never stops here...!

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LiteraryDevil · 22/05/2018 22:16

Mars I've got a brabantia peg bag on my wish list. The one they sell in John Lewis that's about £8.

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CapnCabinet · 22/05/2018 22:21

I've got a Brabantia peg bag and I love it.

It's got all kinds of pegs inside - cheap Sainsbury's ones (I bought) and brilliant Lakeland ones (that are technically my mum''s - no idea how they've got from the East to the West!)

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DoryNow · 22/05/2018 22:24

Egad.......what have we become, people ?

Getting excited about bloody pegs & peg bags?! GrinShock

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LiteraryDevil · 22/05/2018 22:27

We are so rock and roll it hurts.

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WhoKnowsWhereTheW1neGoes · 22/05/2018 22:27

I just use cheap wooden ones from the supermarket. Always bring them in - I use a cross-body peg bag so it is on me not the line.

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LiteraryDevil · 22/05/2018 22:30

They look good!

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ILikeMyChickenFried · 22/05/2018 22:31

I've got some Lakeland ones I've had for about 5 years. They've moved to SE Asia and back with me and are still as good as new.

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MissMarplesKnitting · 22/05/2018 22:32

Hegs.

Google them.

You can hang up shirts on hangers through them or all manner of things on the inbuilt hooks.
And they're indestructible, mine get left outside all year.

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BakerBear · 22/05/2018 22:33

£6.25 for 8 pegs????

It would cost a fortune to have a bag full of those

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ilovewine · 22/05/2018 22:47

I have those Minky ones and they are the best pegs I have ever bought! Been out on the line all year and still fab albeit slightly faded Smile

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Ariela · 22/05/2018 23:08

I use wooden ones - look at them carefully as there's cheap ones and really good quality ones when you buy. I keep them in a really nice peg bag I made. They live indoors unless in use.

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DameSquashalot · 22/05/2018 23:13

I love the pegs that came with my clothes horse from Lakeland. My others are a variety of cheap wooden or plastic begs which don't have much stamina.

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stoneagemum · 22/05/2018 23:35

Don't use purple ones, a poster years ago was in the plastics industry and gave good evidence why purple ones broke first

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