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aureus
Nov 30, 2008, 10:00 AM
Hi,

Some weeks ago I dropped my MacBook Air (well, actually I couldnít do anything, my bag was broken so it dropped) and got quite a noticeable dent in the bottom left corner on the screen (outside, you can see the dent while closed). I tried to live with it but with such an expensive machine I can barely do that. :p

So I tried to find a replacement part, the display housing. But - I canít. I can find replacement LCD displays, replacement housings fŁr MacBooks, for MacBook Pros - but NOTHING like that for the Air. Seems like this is Murphyís law, eh? This really sucks.

If anyone of you has an idea where to get this housing - please let me know. Iíd buy without hesitation.

Thanks, I really hope somebody has a clue.



robbieduncan
Nov 30, 2008, 10:15 AM
Insanely expensive as it comes with the LCD too, but here you go (http://www.welovemacs.com/6614590a.html).

aureus
Nov 30, 2008, 11:05 AM
Ouch - well if thatís the only possibility Iíll just live with it I suppose. Compared to the $99 you have to pay for a MBP back lid.. :(

pdxshad
Dec 2, 2008, 10:35 AM
I dropped mine too, bent the right base corner of the screen so it scraped whenever you closed it. annoying. got pliers and bent it back. no problem.

aureus
Dec 7, 2008, 10:11 AM
Well I tried that carefully but I still scratched the top case a little so I didnít continue.. I may reconsider that one more time but I donít want to make it worse either. Any tips? :D

r6girl
Dec 7, 2008, 10:23 AM
Well I tried that carefully but I still scratched the top case a little so I didnít continue.. I may reconsider that one more time but I donít want to make it worse either. Any tips? :D

Put some fabric in between the pliers and the metal of the Air to avoid scratching and work slowly and gently.

Ironic
Dec 7, 2008, 12:52 PM
Ouch. Sorry. Hurts to even think of it.