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Old 10-11-2009
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Deck Grizzly grip non skid paint ..don't waste a nickel it's a fraud

yep that's right... it's a fraud... listen to my disasterous saga.
About a year ago, I said that I was going to refinish my newly restored deck by applying a non skid application. I ordered about 2 kits(gallons) of Grizzly Grip (textured paint), on line at Grizzly Grip.com. After following their instructions, exactly!, and speaking with their advisors, I decided to try it. The company reps said there should be no problem it sticks to everything
their guarantee says this ...>>."Only if there is a manufacturer problem, we do not warranty against peeling because that is a preperation problem. If your prep work is good, it will not peel or fail."<<
I applied their product onto my epoxy primer coated deck and prepared the surfaces as directed; scuffing with pad, washing down, wiping down with acetone, taping borders where I did not want the texture.
Applied the Grizzly Grip to the deck areas I planned, first one coat then a second, after that it appeared to be perfect. about two months later I covered the boat for winter. However,when I returned in March, I noticed a bubble in one of the areas, the another,sadly... and another, and then peeling and peeling. It is now almost one year old, and it looks like hell only worse... garbage.Now I have to strip off the garbage, and try something else. I have the pics to prove it, which I will post.Grizzly Grip is labor intensive and costly, the worst thing you could ever want on your boat.Grizzly grip company said they apologized,by offering more of the slop at cost( what nerve) THE STUFF IS A FRAUD AND DOES NOT STICK to my deck,I tried some cheap alkyd enamel paint and it does not peel off or bubble like lizard skin. I WILL BE POSTING PICS HERE SOON. Has anyone tried the Kiwi grip or something other than a glue down laminate?

Last edited by jstorace; 10-11-2009 at 09:42 PM. Reason: corrections
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