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Default Update added Dbrand Skin....Stripped my Black Official Bumper Case

I bought a black official Google bumper case but it started peeling almost right away. I wasn't able to RMA it because I wasn't the original owner. So rather than have a case that was degrading over time I decided to strip it right down. Here are the results. I might still order a skin for the back not sure yet. As you can see it's glossy and still has the Nexus logo. If your wondering I used just my fingernail to scrap it as I didn't want to damage it with a razor blade or any chemical. Added Dbrand Skin see pic on second page.

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Looks quite nice that
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I agree! But if you want to slap something like a dbrand on it, I totally can see that working as well.
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it looks much better after your modification

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Whoa. Good to know for when my case starts looking like crap.
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saw your first pic and I thought... WTF.
saw your second pic and thought... FUK YEAH!

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I bought a black official Google bumper case but it started peeling almost right away. I wasn't able to RMA it because I wasn't the original owner. So rather than have a case that was degrading over time I decided to strip it right down. Here are the results. I might still order a skin for the back not sure yet. As you can see it's glossy and still has the Nexus logo. If your wondering I used just my fingernail to scrap it as I didn't want to damage it with a razor blade or any chemical.

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I agree! But if you want to slap something like a dbrand on it, I totally can see that working as well.
That's exactly what I was thinking. Just can't decide which one.

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Just wondering.. How long did it take to scrape it completely off with your fingernail? I like the look and may do this as well.

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Haha, nice. Looks better defective!
 
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looks awful and too shiny.

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