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Interested in complete black housing?

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By _allen, Member on 25th April 2012, 10:25 PM
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Before I go further, I'm not selling anything. I was just trying to see if there would be any HTC ChaCha users out there interested in a complete black housing for their phone.

It seems that the only solution for US Version phones would be to swap out the parts for a black European version.

So that being said, I'm trying to contact a manufacturer who claims to manufacturer the parts. I just want to know if anyone on XDA would be interested just so I could guestimate and see if it would be worth it or not.

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26th April 2012, 07:57 AM |#2  
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If it was good quality i'd be interested but the problem is, it's never as good as original and the fitting is never as good.
Many phones I've changed (well had them changed by nimble fingered types in UK and asia) and it's just not as good as it was....

I've always regretted doing it!

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26th April 2012, 05:05 PM |#3  
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I completely agree! I once bought a complete housing for a BB curve only to find out it was painted with cheap paint, and on the most fragile plastic. I ended up doing more damage to my phone.

Anyways, I will definitely make sure its not cheap. My main concern is if it fits tightly and is solid. I'll let you guys know if I have any leads.

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27th April 2012, 08:26 AM |#4  
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Ok, keep me posted please!

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30th April 2012, 02:13 PM |#5  
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I'd be interested if the price was right, and it could be shipped to the UK.
23rd June 2012, 03:34 PM |#6  
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Wink Advice?
Im thinking about painting it black, cause its almost impossible to find any black housing for my white chacha...
What paint shall I use, or do you have any suggestions?


BTW Im new here
24th June 2012, 12:14 AM |#7  
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I couldnt find a legit place to get parts. So i too have been thinking about coloring my case myself. You should probably use an acrylic spray paint like montana or ironlak. But i also have been thinking about using an old method for dying skateboard wheels. Basically you get some rit dye and warm water and dye the plastic for an hour or so. It seems like the white plastic will retain color.

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