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Master Geek

Topic # 42790 10-Oct-2009 19:47
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Well, 1 year and 2 months on, my iphone is looking fairly good. Upon closer inspection, the back is cracking, aswell as having massive scrapes caused by the griffin iclarifi case, and the chrome bezel is fairly hory looking.
I think I might buy one of these and slap on the back, the sim tray and the bezel.

Anyone had any experience with these particular kits? They are obviously not OEM parts at $75, but Im wondering what the quality of the material is like. I might also replace my battery while ive got it opened up (depending on price of batteries)

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  Reply # 263144 10-Oct-2009 19:58
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I would not touch them they are cheap over priced copys

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  Reply # 263146 10-Oct-2009 20:01
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just what i suspected. Cheers.
So how about Are they any good?


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  Reply # 263149 10-Oct-2009 20:08
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Ahh nvm, i think ill flag the whole idea. Just saw the instructions for pulling the phone to pieces. I mean, im good with little electronics, but this just seems like waayyyy too much of a mission to be bothered with.

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  Reply # 263151 10-Oct-2009 20:29
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You need to be careful copies could contain lead based paints which can cause reception issues


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  Reply # 263161 10-Oct-2009 20:58
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They are incredibly hard to replace, also note that the LCD Lens is Plastic "1x LCD LENS (PLASTIC) ":S

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  Reply # 263215 11-Oct-2009 02:43
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Not to mention, the serial number is on the original case as well with all the other crap and what not. I dont know whether keeping the serial number is important, but still.
But John is right, those parts are nasty.

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