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Are the cheap Vapor Element case knockoffs that run on ebay for around 30 dollars worth it ? How is the fit ? Are they really solid aluminum and decent
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    Default Ebay cheap "Element Vapor" knockoffs ? Any good ?
    Are the cheap Vapor Element case knockoffs that run on ebay for around 30 dollars worth it ?

    How is the fit ? Are they really solid aluminum and decent quality ?

    I like the style but can't afford the real (overpriced) Vapor.

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    The Vapor cases make GPS unusable b/c it blocks the signal. Also if you live in a weak signal area you're screwed b/c the Vapor degrades signal by about 20db. I had one for 3 days and sold it. As for the knock offs... I would think any metal band around the phone is going to give you issues.
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    Yeah knock offs are not usually good quality to begin with. The vapor case like Poseidon79 said gave a lot people problems with signal. I would try something different that maybe doesnt have a metal band.
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    Thanks !
    Any ideas for rims ?

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    Like a bumper?
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    Yes, but not the apple one !
    I am going to use a metal back cover, so it will have to fit to the metallic style.

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    Hmm i know ebay has knock off bumpers how thick is the metal back
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    I love the vapor look but after all those bad reviews I didnt buy

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    I recently checked out the Pinlo BladeEDGE. It looks really sweet. Comes with a front and back screen protector.

    I think i might get a clear one. waiting on some reviews.

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