Accessories My Incredible's looks now live up to its name...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by benjamin_, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    [​IMG]

    In case you're wondering, the I got the red battery door from a local Verizon store, and I ordered the carbon fiber pieces on Ebay.
     

    Advertisement
  2. detroitwhiteboy

    detroitwhiteboy Active Member
    18

    Aug 29, 2010
    31
    16
    18
    It may just be on my end, but I don't see a picture...
     
  3. tlalan

    tlalan New Member
    5

    Apr 9, 2010
    2
    0
    5
    Wow, awesome, looks pretty ****
     
  4. SemiAntiConductor

    0

    Oct 14, 2010
    46
    4
    0
    Very cool. So is it red or orange? looks orange to me.
     
  5. gonzoguy24

    gonzoguy24 Well-Known Member
    118

    Nov 11, 2009
    1,104
    41
    118
    Structural Engineer - Nuclear Industry
    Aurora, IL
    noice! I prefer all black tho :)
     
  6. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    I like the all black too, but I wanted some contrast with the carbon fiber. Might buy another CF kit and try it on the stock battery door.

    It's red. Just looks orange because of the lighting. :)
     
  7. airjordan223

    airjordan223 Well-Known Member
    43

    Apr 30, 2010
    297
    34
    43
    Very cool man, good idea.

    Were the pieces made for the phone or did you cut them to fit?
     
  8. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    I was going to order a 4"x4" pieced of the CF and cut it myself, but I found a pre-cut set on Ebay.
     
  9. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    ^ What he said.
     
  10. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member
    93

    Mar 1, 2010
    932
    242
    93
    USA
    Based on the pics in the ebay ad, it definitely looks better with the red back like you have. Nice work.
     
  11. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
  12. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member
    93

    Mar 1, 2010
    932
    242
    93
    USA
  13. imtoomuch

    imtoomuch Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 10, 2010
    310
    26
    53
    When I saw the photo of your case I let out and audible "ohh!" That is one sick looking phone!

    Where did you get the red battery cover?

    FYI - If you are going to cut carbon fiber take precautions. It's not human-friendly stuff!
     
  14. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    I got the red battery cover at a local Verizon store. :)
     
  15. Phydeaux

    Phydeaux Well-Known Member
    53

    Nov 28, 2009
    393
    67
    53
    Lake Oswego, Or.
    The CF comes precut.
     
  16. PeeLoWanKenobi

    PeeLoWanKenobi Well-Known Member
    36

    Jul 4, 2010
    103
    4
    36
    Sacramento
    How much was it? Is it possible to get the white cover too?
     
  17. frmovrfnctn

    frmovrfnctn Well-Known Member
    16

    Apr 30, 2010
    81
    6
    16
    does this lower the overall weight of your phone and allow for a faster pocket-ear time?
     
    EgoDogg likes this.
  18. The_Law2

    The_Law2 Well-Known Member
    18

    Jun 8, 2010
    46
    12
    18
    It's also vinyl, not actually carbon fiber ;)
     
  19. benjamin_

    benjamin_ Active Member
    26

    Jan 7, 2010
    43
    3
    26
    I'm considering taking it off, since I keep bruising my ear. It's so light that sometimes I noticed it gently lifting off my desk and floating into the air. I want my money back!
     
  20. rapidsandroid

    rapidsandroid Well-Known Member
    43

    Jun 19, 2010
    402
    27
    43
    Seeking employment
    Grand Rapids, MI
    I checked at my local Verizon store and they wanted $25 for the red battery cover. I said hell no and walked out. All it is is the cheap plastic back cover molded in red color. Not worth $25
     
  21. airjordan223

    airjordan223 Well-Known Member
    43

    Apr 30, 2010
    297
    34
    43
    They have a bunch on ebay for around 15
     
  22. PeeLoWanKenobi

    PeeLoWanKenobi Well-Known Member
    36

    Jul 4, 2010
    103
    4
    36
    Sacramento
    I was fortunate enough to have walked into a verizon store that was seemingly giving 25% discounts to anyone buying any accessory. I went ahead and bought the red and the white. Came out to $40

    The only concern I have about keeping my phone "naked" with these new covers is potentially scratching or breaking the camera lens. I suppose i'll have to get into a habit of turning it face-down every time I leave it on any hard surface.
     
  23. imtoomuch

    imtoomuch Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 10, 2010
    310
    26
    53
    It's not real CF??? Bummer!!! :(
     
  24. ArthurIhde

    ArthurIhde Well-Known Member
    36

    Sep 30, 2010
    202
    4
    36
    wow i love the case [​IMG]
     

Share This Page

Loading...