Best Pegs 316 stainless steel pegs are the only pegs independently tested for quality to ensure they’re genuine marine grade stainless steel. Below are some frequently asked questions about stainless steel pegs.
Are stainless steel pegs good?
We say yes! Plastic pegs often break apart, leading to microplastic pollution in our soil and waterways. Wooden pegs often break too, or they go mouldy and the spring gets rusty over time. Marine grade 316 stainless steel pegs offer durability and added corrosion resistance. They hold on in windy conditions yet they don’t leave marks on clothes.
Do 316 stainless steel pegs rust?
The grade of the stainless steel is important. 201 and 304 grades of stainless steel does not offer the same corrosion resistance as 316 marine grade stainless steel so it’s worth paying a little more for marine grade stainless steel pegs. Marine grade stainless steel pegs can be left outside on the clothesline. Remember that no matter the grade, all stainless steel needs to be maintained so we recommend washing your pegs every few months to remove any dirt or salty air deposits.
Do stainless steel pegs get hot?
This is a common concern but rest assured that Best Pegs stainless steel pegs do not get hot, even if left outside on the hottest Australian summer day they are not hot to touch.
How many stainless steel pegs do I need?
This depends on the number of people in your household and your preferences when hanging out laundry, as some people share pegs between items. Best Pegs are available in pack sizes of 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 so we have you covered! Plus, we also offer mixed size packs of 50 or 100 pegs, check them out here!