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Old Jan 25, 2013, 01:58 AM   #1
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Nano recall

So I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.






On the front is red tail light spray and on the back is just black paint with a primer and sanded down all nice to a brushed aluminum under that.

Just submitted for a recall, and now I wait for a box. What do you guys think will happen when they open it and see this? It's still a danger with the battery, just looks a little defaced :P.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 03:13 AM   #2
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So I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

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On the front is red tail light spray and on the back is just black paint with a primer and sanded down all nice to a brushed aluminum under that.

Just submitted for a recall, and now I wait for a box. What do you guys think will happen when they open it and see this? It's still a danger with the battery, just looks a little defaced :P.
They won't care. The outer casing is of no use to them anyway even if they do refurb it. As long as it works that is - they'll have to verify the serial number somehow and you painted over it :P
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 03:58 AM   #3
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They won't care. The outer casing is of no use to them anyway even if they do refurb it. As long as it works that is - they'll have to verify the serial number somehow and you painted over it :P
I scratched through the paint to get to the serial number, but then I remembered that I sanded the back down. Full of win. But they can get to the serial number through itunes like I had to. x]

Honestly I don't really care about it, I already have a 6th gen nano. After this I'm assuming I'll have two :P.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 07:51 AM   #4
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You'll be lucky to get a replacement, from experience they don't generally look at the serial number on iTunes, but take it from the back of the iPod. Let us know how you get on!

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Old Jan 25, 2013, 03:36 PM   #5
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You'll be lucky to get a replacement, from experience they don't generally look at the serial number on iTunes, but take it from the back of the iPod. Let us know how you get on!

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Yeah if it was up to me I wouldn't give a replacement either. But then if my battery explodes or something they'll be in more trouble because it's still made by Apple. It'll be interesting to see what happens.
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:00 AM   #6
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Nice experience, thanks for sharing that Can't wait for reply
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 08:10 PM   #7
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Wow, just got an email today.

Serial Number of Original Product: YM543XXXXXX

Serial Number of Replacement Product: DCYK435XXXXX

Looks like I get a new nano .
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 01:37 AM   #8
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Just got it today, fast shipping since they shipped from Reno to Sacramento . Would post pictures but my gf stole it from me since I already have a 6th gen :P. My roommates bitter though since I originally bought that nano from him back in high school for $20 .
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 12:59 AM   #9
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I' m curious how they made sure it's Serial
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I' m curious how they made sure it's Serial
They either a) Didn't bother re-checking or b) used iTunes.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 01:49 PM   #11
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congrats, you got a 6 gen or the new 7 gen?
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