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Angry [MOD] Hardware modding, [Grey Chrome]

I read some where before that you can brush the chrome on the Galaxy S to reveal black plastic underneath it, has anyone tried this? I would love a Galaxy S with a full black front.

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I heard it looks quite bad when you brush the chrome off, im sure I saw it on a utube video but if u can find any decent pics/videos of it then it might be worth a try, im sure it would look nice if it was just black
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I did it. The plastic under the chrome is not black, it's grey.



To get it to look like this, after sanding off the chrome with fine sandpaper, I then rubbed oil into the bare plastic to give it a shine.
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I did it. The plastic under the chrome is not black, it's grey.



To get it to look like this, after sanding off the chrome with fine sandpaper, I then rubbed oil into the bare plastic to give it a shine.
That looks amazing, if you have the time would you mind taking some other photo's of it? Maybe closer to the bezel ?

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Hi,
i am also interested in casemodding. Isnt it possible just to replace the chromeframe?

Id like to take these ceramic frame and bettery cover from the sgs white edition. Is that may possible?

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i am also interested in casemodding. Isnt it possible just to replace the chromeframe?

Id like to take these ceramic frame and bettery cover from the sgs white edition. Is that may possible?

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U can buy seperate bezels on ebay
Eg: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Samsung-Galaxy...ht_3561wt_1119

though not sure how hard it would be to replace
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I did it. The plastic under the chrome is not black, it's grey.

To get it to look like this, after sanding off the chrome with fine sandpaper, I then rubbed oil into the bare plastic to give it a shine.
wow, looks really cool!

+1 for more photos

did you remove the frame to sand off the chrome or is it possible to do it without disassembling?
 
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Here are a couple new photos. Took me some time to find another camera.



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nice photos man, got a galaxy to but tell me please whats the difference ... cant see anything !

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