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SGS Carbon Fiber case mod

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By gfcpinto, Member on 10th May 2011, 05:20 AM
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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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10th May 2011, 10:19 AM |#2  
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very cool bro
10th May 2011, 10:50 AM |#3  
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Very nice. Saw a friend do this with his iPhone 4. Guess not everyone likes the glass back, who knew.
10th May 2011, 10:55 AM |#4  
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Same thing Ive done

Indeed, I did it a bit more precisely :P

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10th May 2011, 12:12 PM |#5  
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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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Originally Posted by Vln_Thomas

Same thing Ive done

Indeed, I did it a bit more precisely :P

What did you do to make it so precisely? Appreciate
10th May 2011, 12:35 PM |#7  
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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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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vln_Thomas

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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