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By retrospooty, Member on 16th September 2013, 09:18 PM
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I buffed my shine off with fine steel wool (grade 00) , then buffed it over a final time with ultra fine steel wool (grade 0000). It's available at any Home Depot. It leaves you with a slick matte finish, no gloss, no excessive fingerprints.

I removed my back cover to do this, but its not necessary. It's actually quite easy to remove, almost like a removable back cover. I just pushed my fingernail in and got a gap, then proceeded around the edges popping each clip as I went... Alternatively you could just put tape on your camera lense to avoid scratching it.
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I buffed my shine off with fine steel wool (grade 00) , then buffed it over a final time with ultra fine steel wool (grade 0000). It's available at any Home Depot. It leaves you with a slick matte finish, no gloss, no excessive fingerprints.

I removed my back cover to do this, but its not necessary. It's actually quite easy to remove, almost like a removable back cover. I just pushed my fingernail in and got a gap, then proceeded around the edges popping each clip as I went... Alternatively you could just put tape on your camera lense to avoid scratching it.

Do you have any pictures of the finished product? I'm curious.
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Do you have any pictures of the finished product? I'm curious.

I'd love to see pictures of this as well, I just put on a slim flexible case and looks much better.
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pics! sounds sweet
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Pics or it didn't happen

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Wouldn't doing this mess up the screen printed logos on the back cover?

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16th September 2013, 11:34 PM |#8  
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Hope this isn't a tease.... POIDH.
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Do you have any pictures of the finished product? I'm curious.

I will post pics in a while. At work with no other camera ATM.
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