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Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline

The Austral Compact 28 Clothesline is one of the slightly smaller designed clothesline units to suit the smaller areas of the home. With standard form as a wall mounted type of clothesline, this unit has a width of 2.4 metres and a depth of 0.94 metres.


  • Full frame manufactured from galvanized steel, including corner pieces and sidearms
  • Available in two different colors; Classic Cream and Woodland Grey

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

Compact 28 Specs

  • Total Line Space: 28 metres
  • Number of Lines: 12
  • Width: 2.4 metres
  • Depth: 0.9 metres
  • Space Recommended: 2.5 x 1.44 metres; Gives 5cm on either side, and extra half metre in front to allow room to stand and fold up and down easily
  • Suits: 3-4 People
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Optional Ground Mount Kit: Yes
  • Optional Cover: Yes

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

The standard form of this unit is as a wall mounted clothesline, but the free standing option is also available with the purchase of a  Ground Mount Kit. This product is a mid-sized Fold Down clothesline, and of course, all of the Austral products are manufactured in Australia and are backed by a 10 year warranty.

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

The gravity drop locking mechanism, where the bracket just drops down behind the screw head to lock it into place, is a very simple operation. You just grab the front bar on the clothesline and raise it up, and it just locks into place. You'll hear a little click and the little bracket will drop down, so you can just gently lower it down a few centimeters and it will lock into place.

You've got the 12 polycord lines, which are the plastic coated lines that give you the 28 metres of line space, and of course, the full galvanized steel frame, including the wall brackets as well, which will give you long life and great durability with all of the Austral products.

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

This fold down product also comes with a Line Tension Lock. This is a very simple little plastic bracket that slides onto the front of the sidearm on one side, and this will hold the line in place for you.

If ever you need to manually re-tension the lines, you just simply unclick the tension lock and then the cord can come down and push back through this little clip. Then, you can just manually pull the lines from back to front, thread it back through the little line clip and then it locks into place for you, so you don't have to tie it off by hand.

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

This unit will fold down flat against the wall in a very simple one-handed operation, just simply by grabbing the middle of the front bar and raising it back up slightly. You'll hear the little clicks that the mechanism disengages, and then it just folds down flat against the wall.

You can also get the  Ground Mount Kits for these products. With the use of the Standard Ground Mount Kit, you dig a couple of holes and just cement those posts into the ground. Then the clothesline simply bolts to the top of the posts where the pre-drilled holes are.

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

There is also a Plated Ground Mount Kit for installation in a concrete area. So these plates just simply bolt down to the top of the concrete, and the clothesline bolts onto the top of the posts.

You can also get  clothesline covers for these as well. These are all basic and just offer really good protection for your washing in case it's raining. It will stop the clothes from getting wet, and also adds as a bit of a sunshade as well, so they're quite a versatile product and a very popular option to go with your clothesline.

Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

As with all our clothesline products at Lifestyle Clotheslines, we do have a 100 Day Happiness Guarantee, so if you're not completely satisfied, just give us a call or shoot us an email and let us know. We'll reply back with the return procedures for you. 

If you do need any more information about these products, just give us a call on 1300 798 779, or you can also send us an e-mail to let us know if you have any inquires, as we're always here to help you. Thank you for stopping by at Lifestyle Clotheslines.

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Austral Compact 28 Foldown Clothesline Product Video

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