If you plan to buy baseball pins or any other trading pins, you may want to check out this article first. In this article, you will find different tips in buying trading pins and at the latter part you will find the different types of backsides that are available for your trading pins.
The first thing that you should consider before buying baseball pins or any other trading pins is the quantity. The number of trading pins that you will buy will have a big impact on the total cost of your trading pins. The more pins you buys, the lesser the total cost of the trading pins. The next thing to consider is the type and size of the trading pin.
The usual size for baseball pins is around 1.75” to 2” and the usual process is the soft enamel process. The materials used for the creation of the trading pin also have a big impact on the cost of the trading pins. The costs of the pins are also higher whenever you add additional designs or accessories to your trading pin.
The additional designs or accessories may cost from as low as $0.20 to as high as $1.75. The most popular accessories are the danglers and spinners as well as blinkies and glitter. The third factor that you should consider is the colors that would be used in your trading pins. It will cost you more especially if you use a lot of colors because each color you add is equivalent to another extra charge. Usually, trading pin manufacturers allows you to pick 7 colors without additional charges. There will also be a higher charge if you would like to rush your orders. Usually, it takes around 4-15 days to be able to receive the finished product but if you want your pins to be manufactured as soon as possible, then you have to pay more.
It is also important to choose the right type of backside for your baseball pins or other trading pins because it will be the one to hold the pin to its place. The first type of backside is the butterfly clutch or the military clutch. In this type of backside, you will find a small point attached at the back of the pin. To release the pin from the clutch you will just squeeze the butterfly clutch and pull it upwards from the prong. Usually, metals, rubbers and plastics are used to create this type of backside. Another type of backside for your trading pin is called the jewelry clutch. To be able to lock the clutch, it must be covered by the prong. The third type of backside is the safety clasp. This type of backside contains a long pin prong which is used to keep in the pin in place whenever it is put under a small hook or clasp.
Another type of backside is called the magnetic clasp. This type of backside is composed of a tiny disc magnet which is used to attract another magnet which is located at the backside of the trading pin. This type of backside is advisable for people who hate having holes in their clothes because this type of backside prevents hole stabs in the clothes because it does not have any sharp pins. Another type of backside is called the screw and nut. It is considered as one of the safest type of backside since the point is threaded and the nut is turned into place to so that it secures the pin into place. The last type of backside is called the stick pin wherein it has a thin needle which also has a collar that is used to lock or open the pin. To be able to lock the pin, the needle must go upwards and to lock the pin, the needle must downwards.