Sugru (moldable rubber) for ???

Charles charles at
Mon Jan 26 01:51:33 CST 2015

sounds like you guys are Talking about the Amazing Goop!  The stuff really is amazing.

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Charles Phillips
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On Jan 26, 2015, at 2:48 AM, Liam Proven wrote:

> On 25 January 2015 at 00:04, John Foust <jfoust at> wrote:
>> I haven't ever played with official Sugru, but how does it differ
>> from ordinary relatively inexpensive Shoe Goo?  Is Sugru like
>> slightly dried-out Shoe Goo?  I find that a tube of Shoe Goo
>> dries out a bit after a few years and becomes a more easily worked
>> substance.
> I've never heard of this Shoe Goo stuff before, so I can't comment on
> a direct comparison.
> I've used a differently-branded Sugru alternative, though. It's not an
> adhesive and it's not sticky. It's like Plasticine or other modelling
> clay -- a smooth, non-tacky, very viscous colloidal gel, which can be
> moulded and shaped. It only adheres to things by virtue of being
> moulded onto and around them; if you need to, say, stick it to a flat
> surface, you'd have to glue it on.
> But when it sets, it goes hard - like a hard rubber. You can make a
> small mark with a fingernail but this will eventually smooth out. It's
> no more pliable than a piece of truck tyre when cured.
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