Whoever has hand washed laundry before knows that it’s quite a tough burden, and you never can hand wring wet clothes out enough so they will dry in a reasonable time. This is why a hand clothes wringer is so useful.
A wringer removes a lot more water from your clothes than can be removed by just twisting and wringing them out by hand. Having a clothes wringer speeds up the drying time of your laundry by at least 5 times by removing most of the water from the clothes before hanging them up to dry.
The hand clothes wringer is perfect for removing water out of a variety of articles such as towels, chamois, blankets, sheets and the family laundry. Its adjustable squeeze rollers allow it to wring out thin clothing articles as well as the more difficult items to get dry such as jeans and other uneven or thicker items with buttons, zippers and snaps.
You’ll be amazed as you find how much water can be wrung out from different areas where the pockets, zippers, buttons and other doubled fabric layers are combined together.
When/Where Can I Use a Clothes Wringer?
- Backpacking, Camping or Hunting – No need to wait forever for your clothes to dry
- Dryer breaks down – Expensive and time consuming to repair, great replacement for however long you need it
- Humanitarian Uses – Easy to use and very helpful
- RV or Camper Owners – Portable and no need to go to a laundromat for a dryer
- Hard to Dry items – A perfect way to dry your clothes that seem to take forever to dry
- 72 Hour Kit – Great preparedness item
- Military – A perfect item for a member of the military
- Emergencies – Natural disasters, no electricity. In fact, Brian Roscher wrote about his experience with the Clothes Wringer in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy hit :
When hurricane Sandy hit the NJ area, our power went out for days. We wound up having to wash our clothes by hand and having to hand wring them. It was an activity that was fun for our young kids and it gave us something constructive to do. But when it came to the wringing out the clothes part, the kids fled. Wringing out the clothes was a job and a half and I still didn’t do it properly as some towels took many days to dry on the clothes line. In addition, the residual detergent aggravated the skin on my hands. That is why I bought this wringer. When you think of “Made in America”, you think of something that costs more but is made with real quality. This wringer exceeded my quality expectations. It is like a Sherman tank. Very solid. It looks and feels like it will still be working for many generations to come.
If you want to be prepared for a prolonged power outage and if you want to make sure you get a wringer that won’t break when you need it, this is a great device to have handy. It is expensive but you won’t be thinking about the money you spent if you need to use it. When I get backup devices, like this, I want great quality stuff that isn’t going to break when I need it.
It is built tough and very durable. Its frame is entirely made steel with a zinc plated finish and it, along with the steel tube handle are rust free. The bearings are made of a hard maple wood and never need oil. The adjustable screw at the top of the wringer applies even pressure to the tempered steel spring over the rollers. This can be adjusted depending on the type of clothes or items being dried and the amount of water that you desire to be squeezed from them. The two clamps on the bottom of the wringer can pivot and be adjusted to be able to attach the wringer to a normal tub, a portable tub, round wash tubs or square wash tubs. The clamps open to 1 3/4″. They are sturdy and easy to clamp down on and remove from the washtub. The clamps are designed to not puncture even the mostly flimsy wash tubs that are made today.
Lots of elderly folk could use something like these,
maybe invent one with medium adaptable motor,
or maybe a spinner in a bucket wringer like the lettuce spinner, by hand spin top or motor,
I don’t know if dragons den came across this type of idea, but elderly folk could use simple appliances around household, that are no longer available from old days.
This is good idea and example
where can I buy this wringer?
Good Question! The best price by far is at GetPreparedStuff.com!
Wow this is amazing. Would it be safe to use on clothing with plastic snaps?
The wringer rollers are made of a thick rubber material that does give and take a bit but it has been known to break larger buttons if the rollers are very tightly adjusted.
It’s nice that the rollers can be adjusted to let snaps and buttons pass through unharmed but you will ultimately have to make the judgment call on how tight is too tight to adjust the rollers so damage does not occur.
Nice to see the demonstration using a five-gallon bucket, since that’s what I’ve been using, along with a bellows-type of plunger that works wonders as an agitator. With the summer months coming I will be getting wet again and loving every minute of it. The only thing missing is a wringer. I also plan to invest in a couple of tubs or a set on legs, but the five-gallon buckets will work for a good while yet.
I’m glad I saw this because I’ve been wanting a wringer. But it would be helpful if you showed wringing out towels, sheets or jeans rather than a sponge. None the less I ordered one, it’s not arrived yet. Thanks for the tip on where to get the best price.
That’s a good idea. No problem, let me know how you like it