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Old 12-02-2018, 10:18 AM
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NEED HELP! Quick question about kiwi grip- retuned today to find out that the kiwi grip I put down has still not cured 100%. Not only is it rubbery but I can also pull it off with my finger nail.

One of two options happened:
1) I got multiple bad batches of kiwi grip (I don’t think this is likely)

2) the boat was to cold to let it set properly. (Possible but it was over 70..)

My question is this:

- has anyone had this issue before and what did you do?

- if it was to cold, and it didn’t cure, when it warms up next spring, will it then cure? (I really hope so or I will have some major problems)
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Old 12-02-2018, 12:19 PM
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Inside or outside?

If inside or covered I would say get a heater going.
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Old 12-02-2018, 05:11 PM
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Inside or outside?

If inside or covered I would say get a heater going.

it is outside but shrink wrapped on the hard. It was applied about a month ago but we have had a freezing day within the past week. Bc kiwi grip is water based, do you think it is ruined?

Ill get some heat lamps out there next weekend.
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Old 12-02-2018, 05:25 PM
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Did you prep according to the manufactured? I have applied in several conditions. Moisture is more of an enemy then cold. Never more then 3 hours to cure on my projects.
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Old 12-02-2018, 06:13 PM
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Try the lamps and some heat. If that doesn’t do it then start scrapping it up sadly.
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Old 12-03-2018, 12:18 PM
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If I had to take a wild ass guess, I'd say the moisture level within the shrink wrap enclosure is probably pretty high and it's not letting the product cure properly. I'd add some heat and ventilation to get rid of excess moisture in the enclosure and cross my fingers
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Old 12-03-2018, 01:11 PM
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how thick did you put it on?
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