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I've seen people use this stuff on the most random $hit but never actually for tool grips. Anyone have experience using this? Is it durable, etc?

Thinking of dipping a few of my hand tools the same color to mark my territory. I'm sure you can get some cool colors too, plus my kleins need it or probably need to replace them.
 

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One older guy I work with has his pliers, dykes, and a few pry bar screwdrivers dipped in green plasti-kote. It feels like a Rhino liner for a pickup truck. He swears by it, says it helps with his arthritis.
 

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I put it on the railing of my vans where the ladder rack attaches to the van to keep the railing from rusting off there.
 

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zach16192 said:
I've seen people use this stuff on the most random $hit but never actually for tool grips. Anyone have experience using this? Is it durable, etc? Thinking of dipping a few of my hand tools the same color to mark my territory. I'm sure you can get some cool colors too, plus my kleins need it or probably need to replace them.
I tried it years ago. It was a waste of $$.
Now the Rinno in a can works well I've heard.
 

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I repaired the cab corners on my truck with new steel, and instead of matching paint...applied rhino-liner from trim down from front to back...has held up nice & does not get scratched or chip like paint.

But that plasti-dip looks pretty cool...I'm gonna get some and try it on some old tools.
 

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Well I got some free time this weekend and some extra bens from OT. I'm gonna give it a shot on some old kleins. They have a kit that you can use to mix up your own color.

I'll post a pic of how they turn out and hold up. Worst case scenario I'll use it on my truck some where.
 

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I've got a couple tools with where I'd dipped the handles. It lasts, and it's cheap, but you gotta dip multiple times to get any sort of buildup so it's a slow process, especially if you wanna do multiple tools.
 

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Yes & No

If your tools only sit around, or do some light duty work, Yes

If you use it daily, oil, dirt, hard working, No (If you see someone plastic dip their car, basically you can use your finger nails to scratch that off)
Of course, you need to try it some kind of hard, like peeling orange skin that kind of hard X 2-4 times. (depends on quality of the coat, and how clean is your tools)

What is your purpose of that? increase grip or....
 
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