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By GoBears, Senior Member on 15th March 2014, 01:24 PM
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16th March 2014, 11:23 PM |#11  
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With all the price drops I've seen lately (I'm assuming they are clearing stock for the gg2) would it be worth purchasing another and keeping yours for spares (only if you don't plan on upgrading anytime soon). Could possibly even find a used one for not much more than Samsung is going to charge for a fix. Also saw on here that refurbished ones on ebay are going for 189. 137 for screen, 52 for the rest of the watch...

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17th March 2014, 08:55 PM |#12  
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I agree. I use the stuff for my stove. Works better than auto products for some reason.

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Thanks for the product suggestion. I am definitely going to polish it up and apply a screen protector to hide it. I'm already kind of used to it. I bought it to wear and use, I'm just a little disappointed at how easily it scratches. For the price they charge, they should include a $0.15 screen protector in the package imho.
21st March 2014, 05:50 AM |#13  
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This might be overkill but check out this post:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=821129
23rd March 2014, 12:59 PM |#14  
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Ouch! That looks like it hurts!!!

I did a 10 minute search and couldn't come up with anything either. etradesupply had a listing, but currently out of stock. Maybe you could write an inquiry, or at least set an alert.

http://www.etradesupply.com/samsung-...ass-lens.html#

Hi,

supposing that it will become on stock, do you thing it's easy to replace? is there some guideline for this?
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23rd March 2014, 01:21 PM |#15  
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Hi,

supposing that it will become on stock, do you thing it's easy to replace? is there some guideline for this?
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I believe it's like any regular cellphone glass replacement. You heat up the "crystal" until it's 180 degrees fahrenheit. Try not to fry the watch or band. Then gently work a corner of the glass away from the watch. It will slooooowly separate. Clean any remaining glue residue with rubbing alcohol. Apply strips of adhesive around the perimeter of glass. Press in new crystal and heat to 120 degrees to set the new adhesive.
23rd March 2014, 03:38 PM |#16  
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This might be overkill but check out this post:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=821129

Yeah I had seen that post. That's way more work than I'm willing to do lol. After putting a screen protector on it, the scratch isn't as noticeable. I will probably polish it up and apply a good protector and be done with it. I'm pretty rough on wearables so it's just a matter of time until I really smash it anyway. I just love the convenience of not having to pull my N3 out all the time. Hopefully it lasts long enough until I decide if I want the Gear2 or not.
23rd March 2014, 10:23 PM |#17  
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Just curious. I thought the screen is made of Sapphire glasses. How did you get a scratch like that?
24th March 2014, 03:02 AM |#18  
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Just curious. I thought the screen is made of Sapphire glasses. How did you get a scratch like that?

It's only Gorilla and I think the bulkiness of the device makes it a bit more vulnerable to impacts than a normal watch. Then again, I'm not as careful with a watch as I am with my phone. My own fault for not immediately getting a screen protector on it.
25th March 2014, 06:43 PM |#19  
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It's only Gorilla and I think the bulkiness of the device makes it a bit more vulnerable to impacts than a normal watch. Then again, I'm not as careful with a watch as I am with my phone. My own fault for not immediately getting a screen protector on it.

But I read the review it says a supphire. http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Sa...-Review_id3441

Also specs from gsm stated it's supphire.

If it's not, I'm gonna get a screen film too......
25th March 2014, 09:22 PM |#20  
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But I read the review it says a supphire. http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Sa...-Review_id3441

Also specs from gsm stated it's supphire.

If it's not, I'm gonna get a screen film too......

To be honest I had read those same reviews which is why I never bothered to get a protector. After like 10 days I noticed some very faint scratching so I ordered a couple protectors. Next thing I know is BAM a huge ass scratch before they arrive in the mail. So whether it is sapphire or not I highly recommend a protector of some sort if you wear it a lot.
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