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Could you let me know how thick (weight) a tarp your general purpose and heavy duty GripClips can handle
respectively? Please let me know. Thanks. 

The Grip Clip Pro, the General Purpose and Heavy Duty will clip: Up to 4 layers of 4 mill blue tarps; Up to 3 layers so 6 mill polyethylene sheeting; Up to 2 layers of 10 mill tarps. The light fabric can clip one layer of the 4 mill blue tarps.



What sizes are the clip?

•  Black Light Fabric (1 3/8") is tough and small. Weight .2 oz, White Micro Grip Clip (1 1/8") ultra light Weight .085 oz
•  General Purpose (2 3/8") Grip Clip is versatile and strong. Weight .5 oz
•  Heavy-Duty (3 5/8") Grip Clip is rugged and tough. Weight 1 oz
•  Grip Clip Pro (2 3/8") Is fast and secqure. Weight .8 oz


What size clips should I use with different types of materials?
Black Light Fabric: Use for thin nylon tarps and fabric. White Micro Grip Clip thin cloth and ultra light fabrics General Purpose: Use in every day situations, normal tarps plastic coverings, and the woven films that we sell. Heavy-Duty: Use in severe weather, for extra strength or on large or thick tarps. Grip Clip Pro: Instantly attaches tarps to roofs, buildings, frame works, poles, plywood etc. Join and or shingle tarps to protect large enclosures from water damage.


Can I return them if I don't like them?
Yes: Your Grip Clips are guaranteed for 1 1/2 years. If for any reason you're not completely pleased with your purchase, return it in original, clean condition within 30 days of receipt for a full refund or exchange as you wish. All items in this catalog have a warranty against defects in materials and workmanship for 1 1/2 years. Should any product prove defective we will repair or replace it at no cost to you.


Do you have suppliers in countries outside the US?
No however, we ship worldwide. For shipping price outside the non-continental US please call or email (866) 777-1066 eleanor@shelter-systems.com


How long will it take for my order to arrive?

Usually 3-5 days for delivery within the continental US.