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Gorilla Glue Reviews

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It’s like water

It’s like water . What a waste of money .
Does NOT STICK to any thing .
I can’t even get it to work on an artificial leaf !
What a joke this product is .

I have used Gorilla Glue for several…

I have used Gorilla Glue for several small repair jobs over the last 12 months.No repair has lasted more than a few weeks.Absolute rubbish.I am now using glue purchased from the local Pound Store which has far superior adhesion.The most expensive is not always the best

I bought the clear gorilla tape

I bought the clear gorilla tape. The only thing that it sticks to is your fingers and itself. Will never buy that again. Oh and their glue is overpriced

Gorilla Super Glue Gel

Gorilla Super Glue Gel:
Do not use this for gluing any resin-type model kits, it’s not up to the standard of any other makes of super glue. I used it thinking I was onto a winner – how wrong I was.
Not impressed, after attempting to join two parts together for over 2 minutes it held for around 30 seconds before promptly falling apart.
Will not be buying this product again.

Cannot give 0 stars

Cannot give 0 stars. The only thing Gorilla Glue sticks to is your fingers. Gorilla snot would be better!

Used once didn’t work 6 months later…

Used once didn’t work 6 months later gone off, worst glue i’ve used, should be re named Pussie glue, avoid

Total Rubbish

Total rubbish. Super Glue, says it sticks porcelain, no it does not.

Cannot believe the hype, I shall never waste any more money on this trash.

Absolute rubbish was basically robbed…

Absolute rubbish was basically robbed of £15 for tape that is useless.
Do not buy. I rekon called gorilla glue coz you have to be stupid like a gorilla to buy a second time

Trades Description Violation (in my opinion).

My goodness this company should be prosecuted under the Trades Description Act in my opinion! Glue? Really? Could probably do better with egg white. Rubbish. Doesn’t stick anything to anything. As for super glue, the only thing super is the profit this company makes from its inferior product! Buy something else for goodness sake and don’t waste your money.

I couldn’t get superglue in the dispenser I wanted but saw gorilla glue on the same shelf also called “superglue”. I assumed it was the same thing just another brand. Its not. Very poor results.

I bought gorilla


I bought the gorrilla contact glue for £6.95,it is rubbish,hours after application the part was still slipping down the cabinet,it was also almost impossible to squeeze out of the tube,I had to scrap the parts infected with this so called glue.
I bought from Wilco their own brand contact adhesive for £2.0, did exactly the same procedure,NO PROBLEM,also it is really easy to squeeze from the tube.

I have used two different kinds of the…

I have used two different kinds of the gorilla glue and both were useless.I will not be buying any more of their products any time soon.

Top Jammed Solid ?

Worked great at first, but when I went to use it today, the top of the bottle had jammed on solid?after just 3wks!

Used this on two pictures

Used this on two pictures, one framed and a canvas. Absolutely rubbish. 3am a big crash and damaged skirting board. The light weight canvas fell down at 1.40 am the next night. Don’t buy this over advertised crap.

Absolutely rubbish

Absolutely rubbish
I’ve tried it on plastic
For the money
It’s a joke
Wasted my money
If I had the Bunnings docket
I’d take it back ?

I bought a package of GorillaWeld Steel…

I bought a package of GorillaWeld Steel Bond epoxy. It came with two tubes with directions to mix together before using. As directed I used the cap to puncture the tubes. The first tube punctured and a black gooey substance squirted over everything, a real mess! The second tube after puncturing did nothing and was dry. Both tubes ended up in the trash where they belong. A complete waste of money!

Have tried a few of their products and…

Have tried a few of their products and every one of them is utter rubbish. Stay away from these products they are terrible. I never complain or write reviews but just had to say something about these products. Several different glues, double sided tape. Stupid me for trying a few of their products.

We just want to let you know that we…

We just want to let you know that we are impressed with your glue and customer service. We had an issue months back and they have made sure to contact us and make sure that their product is working up to their and our standards. They have sent coupons also, so Thank you very much, it is all working fabulous.

Gorilla Glue Spray Adhesive

I have purchased a can of Gorilla Glue spray adhesive for use affixing labels to packages. What comes out of the can is mostly solvent with little actual adhesive. Once dry, I have actually had labels simply fall off the packages they were applied to. Heavier applications cause the printed label addresses to run until they are no longer readable.

Product is a disgrace and definitely…

Product is a disgrace and definitely not FIT FOR PUPOSE. After purchasing four or there products over the last 13 months I am now left seething due to the fact that the latest bottle purchased (like the others) has been used once and now 4 weeks later has turned into a useless solid lump that could be used as a cricket ball. How are this company allowed to continually get away with selling this product. If there was a warning on the bottles stating that you can only use this product once and then have to throw the remains away, it would at least mean that you would be aware that the £10 spent on each purchase would leave you not questioning your sanity.
Having tried to call them on three occasions today to complain I have only just realised that they have the nerve to charge you for a premium rate call if you wish to complain. The fact that they then leave you on hold for up to thirty minutes at a time means that not only is there product rubbish but that are then laughing at you while you they take even more money from your pocket while you try to complain.

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Gorilla Glue and Adhesives Review

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In this review we take a look at the full range of adhesives from Gorilla Glue. These include the original Gorilla Glue, Gorilla Tape, Gorilla Double Sided Mounting Tape, Gorilla Wood Glue, and Gorilla Super Glue.

Gorilla claim their adhesives are, “For the toughest jobs on planet Earth”. We have taken each in this review, looked at what they claim and see if they really stack up, looking at the pro’s and con’s of each adhesive on offer.

There is a bit of a premium on the Gorilla brand, which was predominantly found in and big in America until recent years. But now it is all over the UK and has arrived with a bang, with bold claims of how good it is and a price tag to match. We take a look to see if it really stacks up.

Gorilla Glue, The Original! Review

  • Multi-purpose glue
  • Bonds on dissimilar materials: wood, stone, metal, ceramics, foam, glass and more
  • 100% waterproof
  • Temperature resistant
  • Paintable, stainable, sand able

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Gorilla Glue

The original Gorilla Glue where it all began, comes in a variety of sizes, the one we are reviewing is the 115ml bottle. The original Gorilla Glue has lots of amazing qualities in addition to being a complete multi purpose glue capable of glueing most surfaces together.

One key thing to point out with the original Gorilla Glue unlike some of the other adhesives from Gorilla is that you need to wet the surfaces before use. If you don’t do this you will think you would have been better using prit-stick to glue your surfaces together as it is useless!

Once you have wet the surfaces, you apply a small amount, this stuff bubbles to 3 times the size applied, then secure the surfaces together for 60 minutes. Once dried you will struggle to break the bond between them. It is secure, waterproof, temperature resistant, paintable, sandable and stainable! This really is a versatile mulit purpose glue!

  • 115ml Bottle
  • Waterproof
  • 60 minutes curing time
  • Temperature resistant

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Overall Product Review

We were really impressed with the Gorilla Glue once we decided to follow the very clear instructions of spray both surfaces with water before using! It makes a bond so solid, it’s worth going round joins on everything you own with the stuff!

We can clearly see why this is the original and the best. Once you have experienced the adhesive power of the original Gorilla Glue, you will happily buy into the brand for all your adhesive and gluing needs!

Tips when using Gorilla Glue

The Gorilla product range is diverse and they seem to have something for every adhesive situation. However, each of them have different properties, work in different ways and require different applications. Make sure you read the instructions before use to get the best adhesion possible and keeping yourself and others safe.

Avoid skin and eye contact

As with all bonding and glue based products you need to be very careful that the product doesn’t come into contact with your eyes or skin. It can do permanent damage to both and so we recommend that you wear safety gloves, goggles and long sleeve tops when using these and any other adhesives.

Should any of the Gorilla products come into contact with your eyes or skin, i.e. bonding skin together you should seek medical attention immediately. You can download Gorilla’s Safety Data Sheets here.

Work area

Make sure that the area you going to be working in is adequately protected. Once Gorilla Glue gets on a surface it tends to bond very well. Protecting the work area with dust sheets, old newspaper, etc is a very good idea and could prevent ruining in your furniture and floors.


All of the Gorilla Glue products unless otherwise specified should be stored at room temperature. Try not to leave them out in the sun or in a freezing cold garage. If you are unsure of the correct storage recommendations for a specific Gorilla Glue product we recommend you check the instructions that come with the product.

Gorilla Tape 11m Review

  • Bonds on rough and uneven surfaces with a strong bite
  • 100% waterproof
  • Double-thick adhesive, strong re-inforced backing, rugged all-weather shell
  • Model number: GOR3049001

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Gorilla Tape 11m

Everything about the Gorilla Glue adhesive brand is tough, it’s designed to be tough, act tough and stand up to the toughest conditions.

This tape is no exception to this, the 11 metres of Gorilla Tape you get from this product is very tough! It will bond to rough and uneven surfaces with it’s double layer of adhesive. It is tough in as far as you would struggle to just tear it so it can be depended up to hold when you need it most.

The Gorilla tape is also waterproof making it ideal for holding things together in your garden or for temporary fixes to vehicles, holding a wing mirror on until you can get back to repair it for example.

  • 11 Metre roll
  • Waterproof
  • Double layer of adhesive
  • Even works on wood, stone and brick

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Overall Product Review

This Gorilla tape is like no other tape we have come across! It can literally hold just about anything together for a long period of time, in all weathers. It really is the ideal tape to keep in reach for every situation. Some in your car, some in your shed, some in your kitchen draw.

Gorilla Glue Double Sided Mounting Tape Review

  • The Gorilla heavy duty Mounting Tape provides a quick and easy solution to mount and repair where traditional fasteners can’t
  • This Industrial strength tape grips to smooth and rough surfaces, delivering an instant and weatherproof bond
  • Suitable for use indoors and out

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GORILLA GLUE 3 1.5 m Heavy Duty Double Sided Mounting Tape

Gorilla Glue Double Sided Mounting Tape is one of them products that once you have used you forget it’s there! It is clear to look at and creates a permanent bond between the two surfaces.

Most of the time we find that double sided mounting tape isn’t much use for anything other than paper to cardboard and even then it either starts to peel or has a funny colour to it.

Gorilla Glue Double Sided Mounting Tape breaks the mould! It bonds permanently to Wood, Glass, Metal, Plastic, Brick, Ceramic, Stone and lots more besides.

  • 1.5 metres
  • Bonds Wood, Glass, Metal, Plastic, Brick, Ceramic, Stone, plus much more.
  • Clear appearance
  • Can be used inside and outside.

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Overall Product Review

Gorilla Glue Double Sided Mounting Tape unlike most of the competition doesn’t require flat and even surfaces to adhere to. Along with it’s vast amount of materials it will happily bond to including Wood, Glass, Metal, Plastic, Brick, Ceramic, Stone and much more. It also bond’s to rough and uneven surfaces.

Just like the regular Gorilla Tape, the Gorilla Glue Double Sided Mounting Tape is incredibly tough and durable, doesn’t tear easy and feels like no other double sided mounting tape we have come across before.

Gorilla Wood Glue Review

  • PVA-based wood glue
  • D3 waterproof–for indoor and outdoor use
  • Bonds all types of wood
  • Shorter clamp time
  • Non-toxic

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Gorilla Wood Glue 532ml

What key things do you look for in a wood glue? We consider key characteristics to be something that is waterproof, that is not submersible in water but will last in the rain. We want something that once bonded is permanent and something that can be sanded and painted

The Gorilla Wood Glue ticks all of the above boxes plus a few more. One of the best features we like about the Gorilla Wood Glue is the fact that it can be cleaned up with water, being a PVA based solution. Thats not to say it isn’t a strong adhesive. If you join to pieces of wood with this wood glue, if you try to pull them back apart the wood will give in another area before the bond does.

The Gorilla Wood Glue is very much like the original Gorilla Glue in that it has a longer curing time than a quick setting superglue. However it is well worth the wait. Apply the Gorilla Wood Glue, hold it in place with some clamps and allow it to set. You won’t be disappointed with the bond!

  • 532ml Bottle
  • Waterproof
  • PVA based
  • Can clean up with water

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Overall Product Review

This Gorilla Wood Glue isn’t much dearer than a normal decent wood glue. However the difference between this and the competition is phenomenal. The bond if used correctly and allowed to drive is out of this world!

We didn’t think that wood glue could be as strong as this, normally surfaces being bonded together, yes. But adhesive to hold wood together we just didn’t feel would work as well, we are glad to be wrong!

Gorilla Superglue Review

  • Incredibly strong
  • Thick formula flows better for improved control
  • Anti Clog cap
  • Note: quantity of the Superglue is supplied up to the fill line mentioned on the item pack, 15G

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Gorilla Super Glue 15ml

Our review of the Gorilla Wood Glue can be found above. That is obviously going to give you the best bond possible for two pieces of wood. However if you need to join just about any materials together in a hurry this is the stuff of dreams!

The Gorilla Super Glue comes in a small tub only 15ml. But that is all you need to keep you going for a while. For instant repairs where time isn’t on your side this little pot of magic is just the ticket. No clamping required, just hold the two joints together for around 60 seconds and you’re done, just make sure you watch your fingers.

Something that infuriates us when using superglue is that too much can come out which ends up seeping out of the joints and all over what ever you are bonding! Not with the Gorilla Super Glue. This is slightly thicker than most to give you better flow control.

  • 15ml Bottle
  • Improved thicker formula for better flow control
  • Anti Clog tip
  • Bonds nearly any material together.

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Overall Product Review

The Gorilla Super Glue is another must have for your tool box. Looking at the Gorilla range you could do with a tool box just for the Gorilla product range. The Super Glue being no exception to the fantastic products they offer.

The Gorilla Super Glue is a quick fix solution. Let us elaborate, it fixes things quickly and easily. It is not a quick fix as in a temporary fix. Once Gorilla gets it’s adhesive properties on two surfaces it’s sticking around for a while!

Conclusion on the Gorilla Glue Products Review

All in all we absolutely love the Gorilla Glue range, including the original Gorilla Glue, Gorilla Tape, Gorilla Super Glue, Gorilla Double Sided Mounting Tape and the Gorilla Wood Glue.

We have put them through their paces and tested each product to destruction. We feel we haven’t left many stones unturned when it comes to testing them. They really do stand up to their name of being the adhesive of choice “For the toughest jobs on planet Earth”

We can’t speak highly enough of the range, the only caveat being make sure that you read the instructions properly, as the first product we tested the original Gorilla Glue we didn’t spray both surfaces with water first. We thought we were off to a bad start as the bond was awful. Apply a little water and my oh my what a difference!

In this review, we look at Gorilla Glue products including Wood Glue, Super Glue, Mounting Tape and the original Glue for a fully comprehensive review.