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lywb2168

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2020, 08:13:15 am »
Where are you getting yours?  I saw some on etsy.  Looks like they average around $9.  Some are offering free shipping.  I want to order some today.  Does anyone have one?  I'm not crafty and don't have a sewing machine.

I bought a few from etsy, I got them from 2 different vendors and I made sure that I got the ones that have a pocket to add filter to it, they sell the filters too, but you can always add a coffee filter to them.  One vendor makes them to look like to ones on the hospital, the other vendor makes them from T-Shirts materials and also have a pocket for filters, I like the T-shirts better and found some good HEPA filters on sale at etsy too and bought them.

I made one from a bandanna that I saw on YouTube but did not feel comfortable with it so I invested on the masks, I also found for children and bought those for my grandbabies.
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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #31 on: May 16, 2020, 08:14:17 am »
My son's girlfriend brought me 2 masks to wear but they were too large so I gave them back. We have a bunch of masks that hubby bought when he was in the autobody business. So we wear those when necessary. We really don't go anywhere, especially me, so these will do just fine.  I had to wear one at my doctor appointment and they never said they weren't good enough.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2020, 02:55:11 pm »
My son's girlfriend brought me 2 masks to wear but they were too large so I gave them back. We have a bunch of masks that hubby bought when he was in the autobody business. So we wear those when necessary. We really don't go anywhere, especially me, so these will do just fine.  I had to wear one at my doctor appointment and they never said they weren't good enough.

Those masks are not going to protect you from any thing. Actually none of them will.  They have said repeatedly that the mask will not keep you from getting sick. It just keeps you from spreading YOUR illness.  So if YOU are not sick you do not need to wear a mask.  People can do what ever they want to.  It is actually entertaining to see some of the things people are using for masks. lol

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #33 on: May 24, 2020, 11:36:46 am »
I've used scarves and today some lady on the street corner was selling the paper thin ones for !.00 each so I bought 5.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #34 on: May 24, 2020, 08:22:36 pm »
It seems like there is so many people starting to sell them, you should be able to get them online...

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #35 on: May 26, 2020, 06:22:14 am »
Check online, there are ways to make masks without a sewing machine.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #36 on: May 26, 2020, 07:59:24 am »
Mind was made by my daughter in law

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #37 on: May 27, 2020, 08:50:49 am »
 Some people are using bandanas and fine handkerchiefs
instead of facial masks.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #38 on: May 29, 2020, 06:15:51 am »
I made the ones we have,  from a tee shirt it made 14 mask, I wash and iron them every time we wear them.
When we come out of a store we put them in a plastic container to be washed with Lysol or bleach. 

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #39 on: June 01, 2020, 06:00:04 am »
I bought 5 on Etsy.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #40 on: June 06, 2020, 01:56:09 pm »
I made some myself.  So many people aren't aware that they should wash the facial mask everyday.
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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #41 on: June 21, 2020, 07:46:06 pm »
I wear scarves and masks.  Still very worried about this pandemic.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #42 on: June 21, 2020, 11:02:13 pm »
The regular mask will do for me. They work just fine...

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #43 on: June 22, 2020, 11:53:22 am »
I've seen those disposable blue face masks readily available for purchase, last week -- in Sam's Club for 50/$25 and at the 99 cent only store for 10/$4  -- so it's easier to wear hygienic masks now :)   

Still no disposable gloves, no Lysol, no clorex wipes though.

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Re: Washable Masks
« Reply #44 on: June 22, 2020, 10:33:11 pm »

   I wear light weight washable masks.
   I paid only $4.00 for each one and
   and they are maid in China. I think
   the USA should make more of these
   instead of disposable ones.

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