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OP freak744

12th June 2014, 07:14 PM   |  #1  
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Hey everyone
I was just wondering whether these Vinyl skins are reliable enough....
I mean can we trust them?

They look all awesome and pretty but does that have its own backdrops?

I got a few advices saying it's not worth it....
For Nexus 5 "the adhesive sticks to the back and ruins the rubberized matte back"
"it causes the Nexus Logo embellishments to come off when you later remove the skin"

Are these true?
I wanted suggestions from people who've used such skins/have had experience with them?


Thanks in advance
12th June 2014, 08:11 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by freak744

Hey everyone
I was just wondering whether these Vinyl skins are reliable enough....
I mean can we trust them?

They look all awesome and pretty but does that have its own backdrops?

I got a few advices saying it's not worth it....
For Nexus 5 "the adhesive sticks to the back and ruins the rubberized matte back"
"it causes the Nexus Logo embellishments to come off when you later remove the skin"

Are these true?
I wanted suggestions from people who've used such skins/have had experience with them?


Thanks in advance

I have heard of both issues before as well. And I'm pretty sure both can be solved by just heating the skin (with hair dryer or something) before removing.
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13th June 2014, 06:18 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by freak744

Hey everyone
I was just wondering whether these Vinyl skins are reliable enough....
I mean can we trust them?

They look all awesome and pretty but does that have its own backdrops?

I got a few advices saying it's not worth it....
For Nexus 5 "the adhesive sticks to the back and ruins the rubberized matte back"
"it causes the Nexus Logo embellishments to come off when you later remove the skin"

Are these true?
I wanted suggestions from people who've used such skins/have had experience with them?


Thanks in advance

Im using a dbrand skin on my Red Nexus so cant really comment on the rubber peeling off, but there are cutouts for the nexus logo on the back so there's no way that the skin will peel away along eith the nexus logo inlays. All you need to do to peel it off is to heat up the skin with a hair drier or a heat gun and that mkaes it easier to remove it.
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13th June 2014, 06:45 AM   |  #4  
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I have used 2 Nexus 5 s till date and I keep changing my SW vinyl, ICarbon, Printvenue etc to alter my Phones look almost every 7 days.

I peel off the back without the use of a Heat Gun till date but neither my Nexus 5 Black or White has ever shown problems like u said.

(May be that I got Lucky everytime for the last 30Odd times or the NEXUS 5 quality is just super awesome ).



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