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Ive never used pins before and thought Id give it a try. I went to the store today and found some really cute winnie the pooh pins and then thought is there a difference in pins?
 

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Absolutely. Dritz are the best. Others may be too short or bend too easily or not go through fabric easily. Some moms do get others to work but Dritz is a tried and true favorite
 

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Dritz may not have cute tops, but they really work the best. They are stronger and longer with a locking head--they are great! If you have a Hancock Fabrics near you, you can get them there.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Dritz may not have cute tops, but they really work the best.</div>
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I've tried others and always have to go back to Dritz after a time or two - too frustrating to have the silly things bend/break!<br><br>
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Ih ave never had a problem with the cheap pins with the cute heads. One problem I have with dritz though is that they either come with or develope a very miniscule hook on the end that is infintiely irritating.<br><br>
I still have my pooh pins. they lasted me through three childern <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Well, I have only ever used the Dritz pins so I can't speak for any others, but how much do pins cost? A buck or two, so you might as well get the Pooh pins if you like them, and if they suck then no love lost. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
I will say my pins take a LOT of abuse, and I would not trust just any old pins to hold my son's diapers on. I put those suckers on tight and I would hate for DS to get stuck, YK? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Im not worried about the $$ - I worry about my DDs safety <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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Im not worried about the $$ - I worry about my DDs safety <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"></div>
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I am too, of course, as I mentioned in my post. For safety purposes, I do Dritz only. Even my Dritz pins, under the strain of a toddler PF tightly fastened, seem like they are just making it. But at least they don't get snagged on the carpet coming down the stairs. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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We use and really like the Gerber pins...they have held up really well and are easy to use...if you run the end through your hair before inserting it into the dipe, it slides right in, no problem. I guess we're in the minority here, but we didn't like the Dritz pins at all...I thought the metal edges on the head of the Dritz pins were too rough.
 

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Like my Dritz because they stay sharp forever, Gerber bends on the end.<br><br>
But, I have to ask where did you find Pooh pins?? Id LOVE to find some!!!
 
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