Sugru - What the hell did I buy?

Sugru? Sooo GRU? SUG-ruuuu? How the hell do you pronounce this product? 

It's a mouldable glue that is rated 4.5/ 5 stars on I came across this product when I was exploring the bowels of Amazon and wandered onto Launchpad. Amazon Launchpad is a dedicated spot on Amazon's site to promote new and exciting products that come from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and other sources. As my cousin said, it's a dangerous place for me cause everything looks so neat!

Back to Sugru, they advertise it as a 6-in-1 fix, bond, cushion, replace, create, and seal. The first time I used it, I tried to glue my lego man onto my car dash so that it could hold my lightning cable. Apparently Sugru sticks to "most" plastics and my car dash was not one of them. My second application was when my nose pad from my glasses broke. It worked for about 2 days until the pad became loose but remains attached. The third application is what they advertised on the packaging, reinforcing cables from fraying. It takes about 24 hours for the Sugru to turn into silicone. 

I'll be blunt about this, I really didn't like this product on a couple levels. 1. It was expensive. $26 for 8 SINGLE use packs which means once you open it, it doesn't last unless you seal it. 2. It didn't work the way I expected it to work. 

Perhaps I'm not using it right but it should be as easy as it was advertised on the packaging. In hindsight, I should have done more research on the product before I purchased it. There are tons of videos on Youtube regarding life hacks using Sugru. 

If you have any advice on how to use Sugru, Tweet me @birryram! I'd love to find out the ways you use Sugru if you have experience with it. In the meantime, I don't recommend going out there and purchasing this product. 


Here's a link to the top 10 life hacks

Until next time.