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10/31/2011

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john

I have a Gator-Grip taking up space in my tool box. I rarely use it. The thing doesnt like to release the bolts once the job is done. I agree it does offset on small headed bolts making it awkward to use. One size fits most is a nice concept though.

coventry recycled cycles

...I bought one of those gator grip things as well- in an effort not to be taken in by the slick talking salesman and his super smooth patter i made sure I took a proper look at the socket before parting with my cash...somehow an amazing transformation took place between me purchasing the wonder tool to getting it home 'cause after a few failed attempts at using it effectively it now sits in my toolbox as a constant reminder of the salesmanship of the guy that demonstrated it and my gullibility in buying it.

T

I imagine Flex Seal would be a great way to waterproof pannier canvas.

Skip

My wife bought a tub of Quick n Brite, it did not do what it was supposed to. It wound up in my work shop, so one day after cleaning my chain and cassette, I used it has hand cleaner. Wow it really did a great job. So now I use it all the time as a hand cleaner.

As for spills, I use a Kitty Liter type of product. It will soak up oil water or any kind of fluid.

Skip
San Diego, Ca.

carl

My first instinct would be to use this stuff on a rebuilt winter bike, i know ive put a lot of stress on mine and theres probably spots where the paint is chipped or thin enough to let moisture wreak havoc on my frame. A coat of this stuff would be way more resilient and cheap to use for a utility bike than a powdercoat.

Nate J.

I know a guy who bought Flex Seal to use for adding "anti-skid" tread to his kids' Power Wheels Barbie Jeep.

I have not heard whether he: 1) tried this out yet or 2) achieved desired results (yet).

He was having problems with the kids "peeling out" on all sorts of surfaces - concrete, asphalt, grass, etc.

Nathan

all flex seal is is automotive rubber undercoating. you can buy it at any o'reilly's napa or autozone.

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