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Home made non skid for plates, etc

hey, somebody at WM suggested buying cheap plates, and running a ring of silicone around the bottom, for non skid.

anyone ever do this (or willing to admit to above?)
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Just make sure the silicone is dry before you put the plates down

I see that as a possible solution. Why don't you just buy the ones with the rubber or the sticky mats??

Silicone will cone off after a while
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Home made non skid for plates

Actually I have seen this done, and have been thinking of doing it. The last two boat shows I went to did this for the plates and glasses. They had these in the powerboats I saw (I am will be struck by lightning at any moment). The plates G refered to are expensive as heck. Most of us do not have any money left after taking care of our boats so we need something to eat our spam on.
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Just coat the top of the table with a nice layer of rubber cement.. and let dry. I assure you, the plates won't slide.
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That cabinet no-slip stuff hot glued to the bottom works well too. Maybe too well sometimes. Just don't do cups, they spill less when they can slide a bit.
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