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glen e
Mar 29, 2011, 06:21 PM
As this has been written before I'll just add my thoughts here. As I have said, I have purchased several backs as this is a hobby for me. It's fun to see how everyone approaches it. So I mounted the dodo case back and just took it off - comes off nicely and just stuck it to a piece of wax paper for storage so I can use it again.

So on to the icarbon - if you have never worked with Di-noc type carbon fiber it is a 3M heat sensitive film that is sticky on one side - it really does not like to be used again as it will stretch on coming off. But this went on easily with a white square to cover the apple logo - nice touch. As was said before, the trick it to get the corners down without creasing - and I use a heat gun on low to do it. It takes JUST A SECOND to get it malleable and then it sticks fine.

So here you go - this will stay for a while and see if it can mount in the portenzo coming...looks good with my gray poly SC...so far no prob with magnets sticking thru it...
http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h307/gersly123/1f3d7913.jpg
http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h307/gersly123/306155d8.jpg



frenzo142
Mar 29, 2011, 06:25 PM
Wait, did you say that you put a "white square" for the Apple logo? :confused:

In the installation video, it shows two iCarbon stickers for the apple and the leaf.

http://www.icarbons.com/pages/ipad-2-install-videos

glen e
Mar 29, 2011, 06:31 PM
peeled off as a square....I missed it...oh well

Satori
Mar 29, 2011, 06:34 PM
Blimey! Your iPad is going to be really thick by the time you get all the covers mentioned in your signature on it :eek:

JLemm
Mar 29, 2011, 08:52 PM
ordered the same skin last night! can't wait to get it!

did the install go good? did you just follow their install video?

Xultar
Mar 29, 2011, 08:54 PM
oh crackers...

i should have gotten this one. they re did their design so the corners and stuff are better. I got a personalized gelaskins. i'm not a :apple: logo fan so that is why I went gelaskins but man the fit on that is goooooooooood. the gelaskins leaves the corners 100% exposed to damage. :(

JLemm
Apr 2, 2011, 03:29 PM
got mine last night! now I have to wait 2 weeks for my ipad 2 FML!