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Thread: Selfmade iP4 Backcover
03-23-2011, 01:39 PM #1Selfmade iP4 Backcover
Hey, i usually don't post often here, but this time i got something to show off..
I was bored today, so i took a couple parts i had laying around and built that backcover using the following stuff:
- original black backcover
- broken white backcover
- some stain
- a brass brush
.. and 4 hours of free time
I know that i'm not the first one with that, thumbs up to the one who had that idea first a couple months back but i wanted it to fit my white front and dislike the chrome logos and text. Thats why i made it by myself.
Tell me if you're interested in an guide, i'm sure i can write one.
Last edited by Lost Soul™; 03-23-2011 at 01:46 PM.
03-23-2011, 02:33 PM #2
gotta say man thats pretty sweet...good job
03-23-2011, 08:56 PM #3
03-26-2011, 05:33 AM #4
I'm interested in a guide aswell.
03-28-2011, 12:30 AM #5
One word: how?
I need a guide.
03-28-2011, 11:29 AM #6
thats sweet good job.
03-28-2011, 12:00 PM #7
All you need to do is get paint thinner put the back glass in it leave it sitting for an hour or so then the paint pretty much wipes away
03-28-2011, 08:28 PM #8
So all I have to do is let the glass sit in some paint thinner?
03-28-2011, 08:45 PM #9
03-28-2011, 08:49 PM #10
03-28-2011, 08:50 PM #11
No problem and it should just wipe away with a little force but not much
03-28-2011, 08:53 PM #12
Looks pretty cool
03-28-2011, 11:28 PM #13
I have an extra backplate to screw around with.
I just apply paint thinner to the side of the part that faces the phone, correct? How much thinner and for how long? What do I use to scrape it off?
03-28-2011, 11:36 PM #14
Looks scary to me
03-29-2011, 07:25 PM #15
can anyone help me remove the metal plate?
its the stock black glass...I wanted to make it clear but I cant remove it.
edit: i was able to remove it with brute force but i managed to crack the plastic with the hooks.... what do i use to glue the glass and plastic together?
Last edited by mexicaninja; 03-29-2011 at 08:35 PM.
03-30-2011, 12:02 AM #16
Teehee I broke the glass. wooooops
03-30-2011, 12:54 AM #17
04-29-2011, 01:43 PM #18
Will my Crome apple and lettering be wiped away as well!?
04-30-2011, 01:26 PM #19
No you unless you scrape it off