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Old 05-27-2015, 04:09 PM   #1
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Lint and junk in tabs

Please tell me that this isn't happening to only me!? My pocket diapers get a lint and ick build up inside the tabs. I have to take a tweezers and pull it out.

Anyway to stop this?

ETA - You guys are talking about in the velcro, I am talking inside the actual tab, like if you were to turn the diaper inside out, up where the snaps are but on the inner parts.

In the inner of the pocket, up by the tabs. I can feel it when I am stuffing and folding. I pull it out with tweezers. I hate it! Super gross.

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Yes, it can get really gross. Besides hoping they stay closed I also comb the junk out with a snappi.
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More and more, I am ready to just sell them all off and use just aios.
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Re: Lint and junk in tabs

Anything with Velcro has this tendency. It isn't fun having to clean it out, but Velcro is the only closure that works for some people. Snaps don't always get a good fit (too loose or too tight) when your child is between settings.
I don't use pockets, but we do have a mixture of snaps and Velcro on our AIOs and covers. I make sure to clean the Velcro with a fine tooth comb when it starts to get less sticky; my daughter has figured out how to undo it when it isn't tight.
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yeah it happens. I recommend the snappi trick as well or maybe a baby comb. Easier than tweasers.
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You guys are talking about in the velcro, I am talking inside the actual tab, like if you were to turn the diaper inside out.

In the inner of the pocket, up by the tabs. I can feel it when I am stuffing and folding. I pull it out with tweezers. I hate it! Super gross.
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You guys are talking about in the velcro, I am talking inside the actual tab, like if you were to turn the diaper inside out.

In the inner of the pocket, up by the tabs. I can feel it when I am stuffing and folding. I pull it out with tweezers. I hate it! Super gross.
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Re: Lint and junk in tabs

Yes!! I bought some used bg pockets that needed some repairs. I had to clean out all that gunk when I flipped it inside out to replace the landing strip. It was gross especially knowing it was hair and lint from another home. 😕
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You guys are talking about in the velcro, I am talking inside the actual tab, like if you were to turn the diaper inside out.



In the inner of the pocket, up by the tabs. I can feel it when I am stuffing and folding. I pull it out with tweezers. I hate it! Super gross.

Oh yes, I've noticed that too.. It is easier to remove it if you turn the pocket inside out. But if you are getting your diapers clean it isn't really gross.. Is it?
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Re: Lint and junk in tabs

Yes this happens. I've even had poo get in there. It's a pain to get out because of the snaps but it doesn't happen very often.
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