PDB Tested: Amazing GOOP Marine

Published online: Mar 27, 2013 PDB Tested Tyler J. Baum
Viewed 554 time(s)

Pontoon boats are pretty durable, but no matter how well you make something or even take care of something, it'll eventually needs maintaining. It'll eventually come apart, which is why you need a good, strong glue to make it last even longer. However, you don't want a glue that'll be a big hassle to apply, make a huge mess to clean up and come apart with the slightest bump.


If you've ever used Shoe Goo, you know how well it seals the souls of your shoes. From Eclectic Products, Inc., the makers of Amazing GOOP and Shoe Goo, is Amazing GOOP Marine glue.


Amazing GOOP Marine is a strong, single component adhesive that bonds to metal, canvas, wood, vinyl and rope, as long as you follow the directions. You can use this sturdy glue to repair vinyl seats, canopies and canvas covers, or seal around windshields, portholes, diving masks and hoses. If your lead mooring line is frayed, you need to secure a hose to a dock line or cover a battery terminal to prevent sparking, Amazing GOOP Marine is all you'll need to keep stored away in the pontoon glove compartment. UV-resistant, it seals with a tight, flexible waterproof hold that will stand up to harsh weather. For even more UV resistance, you can paint over it.


We used some Amazing GOOP Marine to repair a well-worn vinyl seat. We applied the glue onto some extra vinyl material and waited for about 15 minutes for the glue to partially cure. Once the glue showed signs of beginning to cure, we applied the material to the seat. We tested it out a few days later-after the glue had time to completely seal. After an hour and a half of a bumpy ride, sitting on that seat while cruising and taking some sharp turns, the vinyl material was as solid as if it had been applied professionally. It wasn't going anywhere.


Eclectic products, including Amazing GOOP Marine, can be found in more than 35,000 stores throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Asia, as well as countless retail outlets and links for purchasing online. Available online for around $5

You May Also Be Interested In...

April 15, 2015

Optrix PhotoProX Case/Photography System: PDB TESTED No. 166

What makes the Optrix PhotoProX different—and arguably better than anything you’ve come across—is its ability to improve the way you take photos.
April 08, 2015

MotoPOCKET Removable Onboard Storage: PDB TESTED No. 165

You may not have heard of adventurePOCKETS, but this company makes onboard storage accessories for stand-up paddle boards, motorcycles and now boats.
April 01, 2015

Shurhold Industries GoPro Adapter: PDB TESTED No. 164

When I heard Shurhold Industries was releasing an adapter for its “One-Handle-Does-It-All” system, I just had to get my hands on one.
March 25, 2015

Pelican ProGear: PDB TESTED No. 163

The Sport Wallet from Pelican allows you to keep just the essentials with you when boating.
March 18, 2015

ZUP Board All-Around Towable: PDB TESTED No. 162

The ZUP is designed to allow just about anyone, using just about any boat, to enjoy knee boarding and wakeboarding.
March 11, 2015

Fishing Camp Board Game: PDB TESTED No. 161

We came across this trivia board game that we feel can help bring the whole family together regardless of whether the fish are biting.
Follow us on Facebook!  Follow us on Instagram!  Follow us on Twitter!  Follow us on YouTube!