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amother




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Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 1:15 pm
Whats the cheapest way to buy a dozen heavy cotton cloth diapers, for use as rags, that are the same thickness throughout?

Theres these but theyre thicker in the center (not ideal for cleaning).

https://www.amazon.com/gp/prod.....psc=1

and these are the same thickness throughout, but very thin

https://www.amazon.com/Gerber-.....6YK71

TIA
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ectomorph




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 2:32 pm
Used baby stuff on Facebook. There are groups for ever area
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ra_mom




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 6:36 pm
The Gerber ones are not sturdy enough. I bought mine at the local dry goods store. They carry a better quality brand for about $18 for a set of 6 or something like that. I use them for rags. I also use cotton washcloths as rags (4 for $1.50) and I also cut retired men's undershirts (1 square from front and 1 square from back). I use a collection of all 3 for cleaning.
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amother




Burlywood


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 9:11 pm
ra_mom wrote:
I also cut retired men's undershirts.


Undershirts are my favorite rags, but I dont have enough undershirts ready for retirement.

I dont even cut the undershirts into 2, I just cut them at the shoulder to make it obvious that it has become a "Shmatta", and I like them double thickness. The best.

Second best are the diapers. New mens undershirts are the same price as the better diapers, so Im thinking it may not pay to buy the diapers for the same money as undershirts ($2-$3 a piece).
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ra_mom




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 9:30 pm
amother wrote:
Undershirts are my favorite rags, but I dont have enough undershirts ready for retirement.

I dont even cut the undershirts into 2, I just cut them at the shoulder to make it obvious that it has become a "Shmatta", and I like them double thickness. The best.

Second best are the diapers. New mens undershirts are the same price as the better diapers, so Im thinking it may not pay to buy the diapers for the same money as undershirts ($2-$3 a piece).

You can get size XXL Hanes cotton undershirts for $5 (pack of 3) at Quick Aid. Or buy the size you need, use the new ones, and retire the old ones.
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amother




Emerald


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 9:31 pm
https://www.amazon.com/gp/prod.....psc=1
I use these for cleaning and really like it. It was $11 for 24 of them when I bought this pack 2 months ago. The price went up a few bucks, but there are most probably other, cheaper sellers... It's still significantly cheaper than diapers and undershirts.
BTW, I happen to hate keeping old undershirts for cleaning and just disposed of a few from dh. I like when all my rags are the same size so they can be folded evenly in my linen closet...
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amother




Burlywood


Post  Tue, Jan 29 2019, 10:14 pm
ra_mom wrote:
You can get size XXL Hanes cotton undershirts for $5 (pack of 3) at Quick Aid. Or buy the size you need, use the new ones, and retire the old ones.


I recently bought these and got them for even cheaper than the price shown (with coupon code). They came to less than $2 a piece I think.

https://www.hanes.com/shop/han.....21290

amother wrote:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01JSCKRZI/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04__o00_s02?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I use these for cleaning and really like it. It was $11 for 24 of them when I bought this pack 2 months ago. The price went up a few bucks, but there are most probably other, cheaper sellers... It's still significantly cheaper than diapers and undershirts.
BTW, I happen to hate keeping old undershirts for cleaning and just disposed of a few from dh. I like when all my rags are the same size so they can be folded evenly in my linen closet...


Somehow I prefer the texture of the undershirts.
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