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Thread: New Custom iPhone Housings
12-16-2009, 09:45 AM #1New Custom iPhone Housings
Just sent 3 new iPhone 3G housings in to my friends custom paint shop, cant wait to see how the come out. Too bad i waited till now seeing as Christmas is going to delay the turn around by an extra week or so
Should have pictures up just after Christmas
One of the housings is for my Girlfriend and she wants it painted all pink but im not sure which one to choose? Anyones input would be appreciated?
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12-16-2009, 02:34 PM #2
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12-16-2009, 03:36 PM #3
Yea thats the one me and my Girlfriend both said aswell, Thanks for the input
12-16-2009, 04:26 PM #4
I think the 3rd one looks great and maybe ad the chrome apple like the first one onto the 3rd one.
12-16-2009, 05:05 PM #5
I like 3 and 1, but 3 is the best. It just seems wrong to not have an apple logo on the back. Post your results, I'm curious!
12-16-2009, 10:58 PM #6
You can count on it lol, Pics will be up within 20 mins of recieving them. but like said i waited a little too long and the shop is closed Dec. 20th-27th (seems long but what can you do).
Here is what i was thinking for the other housings? its a carbon fibre effet? the real thing would look 10X's better? and a pic of a very similar SKULL design that i was considering.
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12-17-2009, 07:28 AM #7
12-17-2009, 08:21 AM #8
Omg those r nice man, on the pinks tho I'd go with 1, as it just seems more professional. But 3 is nice so either way it's a win
12-29-2009, 06:18 PM #9
Just spoke to my friend over at the shop and he informed me that the parts are to be started on Jan. 4th (A little later than i had hoped) and that he thinks i should have them back by the 8th YAY
12-29-2009, 08:02 PM #10
cool, remember to post pics
01-18-2010, 05:59 PM #11
So i finally got a call back from my friend and my housings are finally out of prep and should be started tomorrow, which means they should be on there way back to me before the end of the week =) i cant wait to get them back and ill make sure to post pics the second they come
01-19-2010, 02:17 PM #12
Excited to see!
01-21-2010, 02:19 PM #13
Ok so i got some pictures back of the first housing, this one i ended up going with a yellow/gold to red fade and all the buttons rings and the bezel are being painted gold =)
Let me know what you guys think?
I Just spoke to my Friend and i should have more pics of the Red Fade and the Silver Skull housing tomorrow, and they should be here in my hands re-assembled Monday =) Cant wait
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02-09-2010, 06:38 PM #14
Custom Skull painting, Black bezel. What you guys think
02-09-2010, 07:18 PM #15
hmmmm....I'm starting painting housings cause I wanna make my own Saints housing....I would love if you (or your friend) could give me some details on what they did...I'm making my own stencils using an exacto (your friends look like they are laser cut) and then I'm airbrushing....do you know any details?The Next Generation of Phreaks.
02-09-2010, 07:27 PM #16
These housings were made with this kinda film of paint. my friend painted the housing the metallic silver that skullz are, then he used a film with the design printed on it in black paint and the used and activator that dissolved the film and left just the paint on the housing. If you get what i mean? so this housing wasnt actually done with a stencil.
But my girlfriends housing is still being done and that needs a stencil made for it, i can ask him if he can send me some info about the steps he took to do it if you want?
I know he had to make a vector image of what i wanted and then we had a company make a stencil from it if that helps?
02-09-2010, 07:44 PM #17
Alright that sounds cool...any more info is appreciated....The Next Generation of Phreaks.