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I look at diapers on ebay a lot and it seems like everyone says that the dipe was part of a "large" rotation. KWIM?<br><br>
This got me thinking about my Fuzzi Bunz and how I only have around 25 dipes, and worrying about whether they'll still be in good condition when they're done, so I can sell them off, KWIM?<br><br>
So I was just curious - what's your definition of a large rotation? What do you think the average diaper stash size is?
 

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Well, I have more than three dozen fitteds in use at the moment, and I consider that a somewhat "large" rotation. I mean, I wash well before the diaper drawer is half empty. So not every diaper is being used between every washing, kwim? And I could conceivably go five days or so without washing.<br><br>
I have used that term before, too. I guess I just always meant that I wasn't washing the same 10 diapers every day for six months and then trying to sell one of them as "nearly new". Make sense?
 

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Well I have 28 solid color Wonderoos and 9 printed Wonderoos and 1 Muttaqin and to me that seems like its large! I still have 8 more Muttaqins on their way and also some more Wonderoos but to me this is just going to be overkill but I can't help but buy more cause its an addiction! :LOL 25-30 diapers seems like a large rotation to me.
 

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To me, a large rotation is anything bigger than my rotation. :LOL<br><br>
Seriously though, I think a large rotation would be if each of the dipes were only worn and washed once a week. I have just enough to wash every 3 days and I just can't imagine selling them and reffering to them as being used "in large rotation". I've been using cloth for a little over 2 months now and lots of my dipes are already getting that "worn" look. In 6 months or so (or when DS outgrows them), they will probably look pretty bad. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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I would consider 25 diapers an average rotation especially for young babies when they are being changed every couple of hours. All 25 would need to be washed every 2-3 days for a couple of months. I would consider a rotation large if there were more than 60 in use at one time.
 

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Large rotation is more than you can wash in one load. So the diapers would be washed only about every other load which saves wear and tear.<br><br>
I've only been using FB for about 2 mos. I started off with just 12 of them washing every 1.5 days. Even so they don't look worn out at all, except for the ones I bought already used.<br><br>
I have only 18 FBs right now. I just ordered some prefolds to stretch out laundry days, but 18 is very adequate. She goes through about 6 diapers a day (one overnight for about 11 hours!).
 

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Okay, I guess my diaper stash would be considered Large rotation since I have a little more than 4 dozen diapers (in one given size).<br>
My diapers don't get used at every wash, and I never run out of clean diapers.
 

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I would also consider it something that is only getting washed every 5-7 days. Mine is large only when I am using all my diapers.
 

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I also have about 3 dozen and, even though I have downsized a lot and sold most of my hyena stuff (kind of lost interest in cd'ing for a while, since we moved and my interest shifted towards home decor) I consider a large rotation about 4-5 dozen, maybe. I used to have that amount of diapers and I would go 2 or 3 "cycles" (between washings) without using half of the diapers.
 

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something at least twice the size of our stash !
 

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I would say a stash that only has to be washed once or twice a week. Our stash is that way although I still wash at least every other day because I can't stand my dipes to sit in a pail. :puke
 
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