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Old    Nick Clasen (nclasen)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-11-2006, 9:28 AM Reply   
I'm looking at a new X Series with a fiberglass platform. With the fiberglass platforms there are no "transom savers" so what are people using to prevent board scuffs and things like that?
Old    Wakejunky (wakejunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       05-11-2006, 10:18 AM Reply   
Shameless plug.
www.wakejunky.com

Chris
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-11-2006, 10:59 AM Reply   
Gator Grip from Wakejunky is the bomb! Best stuff out, bullet proof, and looks great also.

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Old    Dennis (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       05-11-2006, 7:23 PM Reply   
How about invisible covering? www.armourfend.com Upload
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       05-11-2006, 7:26 PM Reply   
http://www.keelshield.com/index.php?id=10
Old    bb12 (bradenb12)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-14-2006, 7:31 PM Reply   
Are there any other types of swim platform/transom saver materials out there? The gator grip is sweet just seeing what else there is.
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-14-2006, 7:40 PM Reply   
Just picked up some gator grip from Amazon.com. I googled it and found amazon had it. Several colors and good price. It was $29.99 for a 16"X42" sheet, I bought 2.
Old    bb12 (bradenb12)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-15-2006, 8:05 AM Reply   
I answered my own question. Another kind of material is hydroturf.

www.hydroturf.com
Old    Lance (uga33)      Join Date: Jul 2003       05-15-2006, 9:47 AM Reply   
Wakejunky, do you have any red Gator Grip?
Old    bb12 (bradenb12)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-16-2006, 8:57 AM Reply   
05mobiuslsv where did you find it on amazon?
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-16-2006, 9:25 AM Reply   
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009WKAAO/ref=noref/002-5708423-1351206?%5Fencoding=UTF8&v=glance&n=3760901

It's under the health and personal care section. Do a search under that section or click the link above.
Old    Nick Clasen (nclasen)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-16-2006, 9:58 AM Reply   
Does the gator grip come with an adhesive backing? I'm interested in how difficult it is to remove. Is it a foam type texture or is it more rubbery?

Thanks everyone!
Old    Wakejunky (wakejunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       05-16-2006, 10:13 AM Reply   
Hey Guys,

Questions:
1.) Do I have Red Gator Grip, No. I used to carry red but, it tended to fade to pink. I Would rather have a good representation of Gator Grip out there than people thinking that it fades. My experience has shown that reds and yellows tend to fade.
2.) Gator Grip comes with sticky back. Gator Grip sticks really well to any clean smooth surface.
3.) Difficulty in removing. It will come off but, requires some work to get the sticky back off. Do not try to clean with Acetone or anything else until all the sticky back material has been removed and the only thing remaining is glue. Then use Acetone.
4.) The material is a closed cell foam so, it's not rubber but, more like thick pliable foam. It's about 1/4 thick at the bubbles and about 1/8 thick at the base.

With regards to Amazon. It all comes from the same place, just different markets. They have the "Bathroom" colors and most are out of stock. Whereas, I have everything in stock. Plus I have longer lengths.

Chris
Get the Grip you Deserve
www.wakejunky.com
Old    catfishh            05-16-2006, 11:13 AM Reply   
Yeah, I bought mine on EBAY for 29.99 and saved a lot of money.. The colors are limited but you can usually find what you are looking for eventually, that stuff is awesome though..
Old    bb12 (bradenb12)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-16-2006, 2:22 PM Reply   
I'm thinking about doing the fenders on my trailer, swim platform, and a strip on the transom. about what size sheet do I need?
Old    Blair (twitch)      Join Date: Dec 2004       05-16-2006, 7:56 PM Reply   
heres another for gator grip, put it on last night

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Old    Brett Wilson (fyrdawg29)      Join Date: Mar 2006       05-17-2006, 7:44 PM Reply   
Hey Wakejunky, can i come to you to buy some or is it just thru the mail? I live in Sac...

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