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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by joey3002, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
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    Just thought I would post on here about my project.. Its taken me 3 weeks using a caliper but I finally was able to make a proper door. Tons of suggestions from XDA members..

    Anyway, I am finally doing pre-orders. I also plan on sending a few samples to the admin of this site to hopefully do a review.. During the pre-order phase I am doing free shipping and even offering multi door discounts starting at 2 doors..

    Just trying to give back to the community..

    Please check http://www.customevos.com

    thanks
     

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  2. dequardo

    dequardo Android Enthusiast

    In for one!
     
  3. r0ger

    r0ger Lurker

    I'm curious about the construction of these.
    Are they cast resin, or what?
     
  4. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    the prototype or the final?

    the final will be abs
     
  5. uniquenameEVO

    uniquenameEVO Android Enthusiast

    I followed this project loosely, amazing work.

    I'm strongly considering a clear one to show off the induction charger :)
     
  6. drexappeal

    drexappeal Extreme Android User

    I'm really not into showing the red off at all, but this clear battery door is awesome!
     
  7. mcbtrain929

    mcbtrain929 Android Expert

    how much is it for 1 door?

    edit: n/m, went to the site.
     
  8. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    14.99 with free shipping during the pre-order phase..
     
  9. SeauxCrazy

    SeauxCrazy Android Enthusiast

    I can't decide which one I want lol!

    I like the clear, but I think a red backing would be pretty sweet, or yellow.

    EDIT: Any pictures of the colored cases? Will they be plain, no htc logo?
     
  10. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter


    buy 3.. you would get a 3.00 discount.. buy 2, and you get $2 off..

    :)
     
  11. watzone69

    watzone69 Member

    I ordered 2 clear doors. What a great price! I haven't found any battery doors online, let alone a clear one. :D

    Joe has put a ton of work into these and it shows. People who order are not only getting a great product but will be helping to support the efforts of a fellow member.
     
  12. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    thanks, appreciate your support.. just trying to help the community..
     
  13. Wow...this looks really cool. When do you expect to have some pictures of the colored doors up?
     
  14. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
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    Since its a group buy.. as soon as we get them ordered. We are over half way there right now.
     
  15. drexappeal

    drexappeal Extreme Android User

    I don't know how feasible it is, but I have a suggestion that might help you get even more sales on these replacement doors.

    The case-mate cases have a raised lip that comes up to cover the camera lens. If somehow, you can make a new mold with a raised lip that'll protect the camera lens, I'm sure you'll get a TON of people interested in those.

    I know I would be. This way, even though I have a protective film on my camera lens, I could use my phone without a case and not worry about the lens getting cracked. Just a suggestion.
     
  16. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    Can you PM me a link or post here.. I would love to see it..

     
  17. The Barely There the only EVO case Case-Mate has on its website, and it appears to have a little "lip" around the camera.

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  18. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    Could be done easily.. I wish I had a better close up of the case though..

    Anyone have a higher resolution image?

    thanks
     
  19. drexappeal

    drexappeal Extreme Android User

    Tried looking through the different case threads that have been started to see if anyone posted pics, but unfortunately couldn't find any.

    If that's something that could be done easily, I'd definitely be interested and even better if you could offer different colors. Granted, the lens protector I have on right now is working fine, It'd be better (IMO) if I just didn't have to worry about it at all w/ the battery door having a protective shell over the camera lens.
     
  20. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    Well, it seems with too many pre-orders changing the design cant happen.. some that pre-ordered were not happy with the change.

    Sorry..

    The rails and other piece do protect the camera though
     
  21. djkleric

    djkleric Well-Known Member

    Any plans on making one for extended bateries?
     
  22. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter

    No, not at this time. TBH, we need to sell a lot more before we can even get this one preordered

    thanks
     
  23. meyerweb

    meyerweb Android Enthusiast

    What will you do with people who have ordered and paid if you don't get enough pre-orders to go through with it?
     
  24. joey3002

    joey3002 Guest
    Thread Starter


    refund.. I have no interest in stealing anyones money.. I have said this since the beginning.. every cent that i have received so far is still sitting in paypal.
     
  25. meyerweb

    meyerweb Android Enthusiast

    Cool, thanks. I think I'm going to order both Blue and Red.

    Edit: I did order two.
     

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