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Accessories Seidio Active Case - STINKS LIKE CHEMICALS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by fortcollins, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. fortcollins

    fortcollins Member
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    A+ case. I liked it so much, that I got another one for the wifes EVO. My wife, who is pregnant and a bit sensitive to smells said her case smells. When I took a whiff holy crap did it smell. I swapped mine for hers. Mine has the same smell but it isn't as strong.

    Hers (now on my phone) is so strong I can smell it on the desk. It's on my hands. It smells a little bit like goodyear cologne.
     

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  2. fortcollins

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    also the bottom corners dont sit quite right. cosmetic but still has that early build look.
     
  3. kingjah2gz

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    The smell will go away after a few days.Mine smelled at first also but it's damn near gone now.
     
  4. jstcynske

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    Mine had no smell, weird they differ from case to case. I did notice the bottom clips are not 100% perfect like the tops, but it still works and looks fine.
     
  5. Lindseybp

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    A smell that pungent just doesn't seem right to me.
     
  6. fortcollins

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    its definitely an assault on the senses the first time you really smell it
     
  7. Cafe-Dave

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    Could be first run is out of bridge tooling and are poured/cast Urethane, potentially Silicone. Tooling could be made from an SLA pattern, while Injection molding tooling can be developed. Nothing wrong with doing so, I know I've done it.

    They shall smell until fully outgassed, could also be the release agent used (PVA can stink sometimes). It shall pass in a couple weeks if left in the open. I'm guessing Silicone, since it can smell like alcoholic brownies.
     
  8. Lindseybp

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    So you're telling me the case has gas.....maybe it needs some Beano....
     
  9. Stepintothedark

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    May Body Glove case for my hero had a distinctive "rubber/plasticy" smell that was kinda strong...
     
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