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Talking SGS Carbon Fiber case mod

Hi, Just decided to take some 3M Carbon Fiber tape and apply them on my SGS case... The result is pretty good in my opinion. Calling it Galaxy S Carbon now Here goes the pictures. Sorry for bad english.

















I have no camera here to take pictures closed on the device, so don't ask for it

EDIT: Some finished better light condition pictures





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Very nice. Saw a friend do this with his iPhone 4. Guess not everyone likes the glass back, who knew.
 
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Same thing Ive done

Indeed, I did it a bit more precisely :P

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Woah, I'm really impressed by both your efforts. I didn't even think of doing this, but now...... I think I might look into it. Any tips for anything that could save me trouble down the track?

And Vln_Thomas: Did you measure out a piece beforehand and then stick it on or did you stick it on and then cut?

EDIT: Although, now that I think about it, I don't even know where I'd get carbon fibre tape. Australia sucks like that.
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Same thing Ive done

Indeed, I did it a bit more precisely :P

What did you do to make it so precisely? Appreciate
 
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Ive simply bought a 4*8 Inches sized Fibre tape.

Then i attached it on my backcover, heated the tape with a hair dryer and pulled it around the corners. When a part of the Cover was without folds, I let it cool down so that the tape cured and then cut a part of the fibre tape off.

Then I heated the cover again and the procedure started once more.

It took me for about 45 minutes and a very steady hand, even though a friend supported me.
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That's awesome! Where did you buy the tape? I'm hoping that it was online...
 
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Here : 3M™ DI-NOC™ CA-421 Carbon Folie

10*20cm are 4*8 Inches, enough for the Galaxy S

Greetings from Germany
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Ive simply bought a 4*8 Inches sized Fibre tape.

Then i attached it on my backcover, heated the tape with a hair dryer and pulled it around the corners. When a part of the Cover was without folds, I let it cool down so that the tape cured and then cut a part of the fibre tape of.

Then I heated the cover again and the procedure started once more.

It took me for about 45 minutes and a very steady hand, even though a friend supported me.
Exactly the same here... My edges just didn't get perfect because i was afraid to break them... I was usign the hair drier and it looked like the back cover was going way too wobbly (i don't know the word opposit to "hard"). So pulled it as I could by the edges, wait to cool down and cut off the resting tape..

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