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GripGo

GripGo

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QLDZDR
QLDZDRBrisbane
  • 67 reviews
  • 96 likes

i bought seven and gave them away as presents

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I was paranoid about touching my phone to turn it off when it rang while driving. I saw friends fumbling around trying to do the same.
I took it upon myself to buy a bunch of these and save the world from phones in cars.
No one thanked me for the TOO Sticky Grip Go. I also found it so sticky that I had to peel my phone off carefully and sometimes I only touched the corner of my phone onto the green sticky stuff because it was easier to detach my phone.

Then it started to get gooey. The edge of the green stuff started to detach from the holder and I was using a bull dog clip to keep it in place.

These things aren't designed for the Aussie heat inside a car. They probably work fine in colder climates.

Was ok , for about 6 months

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The green adhesive pad on mine has turned into a slimy soft gel after 6 months use. It started to get softer and leave Sticky film on the back of the phone, which was annoying when you had to put your phone in your pocket, fluff would stick to the back of the phone.

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Do not waste money on this product

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This product often falls off windshield constantly, the sticky part never work properly it came off the holder itself, my phone has fallen off many times, scratches on my phone now from falling, do not waste your money on this. So disappointed. Hope this will help other to consider before purchasing.

Won't Stay on Windshield

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This product is garbage! The suction cup has imperfections so it falls off the windshield within minutes. There are no other mounting options in the carton. Surprisingly, it does hold a cell phone at any angle quite firmly. It has to be peeled off the platform. Horrible quality. Horrible product.

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genXreviewer
genXreviewerSydney, NSW
  • 24 reviews
  • 8 likes

Inconsistent quality

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I bought my first one 2 years ago, it was great, worked perfectly. It deteriorated over time in the sun, so Ive replaced as needed. In the last 6 Months the suction cups just don't stay on the windscreen. My GPS will, but these won't, no matter how clean it is or which part of the screen it's on.
I have 2 brand new ones which are doing this now.
The green stick pad is also not as good quality as the first ones I bought

garbage

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Same as everyone else. Phone didn't stick to it. And wouldn't stay stuck to the window pad either. Was in contact with the company and they said they would replace it. Sent them my info and 3 months later still haven't received anything. Very poor quality and very poor customer relations or rectifying anything on their part

Non stick

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My phone won't stay stud to it for anything.. fresh from the box it fell.. wiped with warm soapy water.. fell in seconds. What is this.. I was so excited to try this and it don't work.. someone needs to make this right. If I knew it was like this I would of never purchased it.

Serves its purpose

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I really like this product. It serves its purpose very well. The sticky part gets a little too sticky after a while. But as to all other things in today's world, it has a shelf life. I used it on the daily but after a while, it slowly started falling apart. Buying another today, if I can find one.

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Great product!

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Loz
LozSydney, NSW
  • 7 reviews
  • 4 likes

Sturdy

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Surprised by all the other reviews.

I've found it very sturdy and sticky for phones with flat backs. Not so good for textured phones.

Still going strong for more than 2 years.

I like the solid arm mount too. Much better than those flexi arms which tend to break over time.

Darlene H
Darlene Hwainfleet

horrible product

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bought this product, falls off windshield constantly, the sticky part came off the holder itself, my phone has fallen off many times, scratches on my phone now from falling. holding it on with an elastic until i buy a differnt holder, dont waste your money on this.

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Great until ...

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I used it for a year and then it became 'too sticky', the goo came off on my phone. But for $10 I guess that is a good deal. I am buying another one at Walgreen's today. My wife also got one and hers lasted about 9 months. We still love them.
very convenient and easy to use, I was able to 'clean' it several times and it kept working
eventually it got 'too sticky', after 9-12 months

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Havent had any problems, the surface size could be smaller as it is somewhat of a nuisance to remove my note 3. They should include a replacement or offer replacement goo stickers as ive read that in time it starts to break down.

Steve F.
Steve F.AU
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

WORST PRODUCT EVER - DO NOT BUY - turned to goo in 6 months

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The green adhesive pad on mine has turned into a slimy soft goo after only 6 months use. It started to get softer and leave small pieces stuck to the phone when I pulled it off a few months ago and by now it's totally useless green soft goo. What a disgrace, DO NOT BUY ONE.

Waste of money- don't bother

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I bought two, haven't opened the second one yet as the first one has been hopeless. The sucker doesn't stick and if it does it sticks for about 20 seconds then falls off. Not great when it constantly falls off during driving!!!Never ended up using it because nothing about it works. I'll be throwing them both out. Such a waste of money. Don't buy one.

Questions & Answers

TomPiazz
TomPiazzasked

How do I make the green surface it sticky again?

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Mr T
Mr T

Wash with warm soapy water and allow to dry. I have found that you have to clean it often as it loses it's stickiness quickly.

Joe
Joe

I found it's not very sticky, and not as good as it is on TV no matter what I do. You can warm it up but it only works for a while, not as good as I thought!

Ryn
Rynasked

Mine and my partners sticky pad is so sticky it cannot be used.. I have cleaned them with no success... How do I fix this?

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Throw it out...that's what I did as it became useless and left do much residue in my phone...

GripGo
GripGo

This is a very bad product, I bought two, both are now in the bin. there are good phone holders out there online that give you value for your money, and have better solutions than that horrible stick pad, give GRIPGO a BIG MISS. Good luck C.J

Chris Leyland
Chris Leylandasked

It would seem that there is no easy way to contact the company directly for warranty. Other than contacting a reseller, is there a phone or email contact in Australia? Our 2 gripgos, have a manufacturing defect, the green sticky film has not been applied flat, causing a ridge in the centre, thus making the phone to slightly stand away from the surface. One is better than the other and sticks quite well for an hour or so, the other, is only minutes, if that. This may be the cause of other peoples problems...? i would like to try the direct distributor for replacement, rather than going through an on line shop, with little success.

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bevanm
bevanm

Hi Chris
I purchased mine from Global Shop Direct and that is where I have returned them for a refund. I called them after having no luck with the on-line chat. Not sure who the distributer is if not them - sorry.

Chris Leyland
Chris Leyland

Hi Bevan, so far I haven't had much luck in contacting the online seller, so trying other methods of contact. Bit of a pity there is a problem, my step daughter and husband find them very good and we compared them, the green surface on theirs are perfectly flat, ours arn't.

Being made in China, I think the quality control has a lot to be desired. I also think that as there is so many comments, either very good or very bad, that this surface problem is probably the main problem. Also, the screen cleanliness seems to have a lot to do with the suction to the screen. Our same unit, sticks really well to one of our cars, and falls off the screen if it is slightly dirty, or has that "haze" that screens seem to get after a while. Comes off easy with window cleaner.

Anyway, back to contacting the supplier.

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