I remember seeing some liquid stuff a while back, where you could dip
the handle of a metal tool into it, pull it out, let it cure and you
have a rubber grip.
What is this stuff called so I know what to ask for when I go to the
You can build up as thick a coating as desired by multiple dippings. It
doesn't have a textured surface, true.
I just used it to cover a fabricated battery hold down to replace a
missing one for the small utility tractor. The stuff works pretty well
for such kinds of purposes.
Don't recall the particular brand; I'd expect any hardware or auto
parts, etc., will have one or more to choose from...
Its not actually for a grip, I'm making a camera mount for a car, and I
have two U-bolts that will wrap around the posts on the head rest. I
need something to prevent the U-bolts from scratching the chrome on the
posts. It should also help with vibration.
I would be surprised if Plati-dip is durable enough for this. I would
consider going to the auto store and buying some appropriately sized
fuel line or vacuum line to slip over the u-bolts. You might need
slightly wider u-bolts to account for the thickness of the tubing. Or
you could try thinner plastic tubing from the plumbing section at HD...
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