Need iBook G3 12" Mod ideas

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  1. classof2011 macrumors regular

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    My brother decided he wanted to personalize his iBook (first Mac :) ) and we need some ideas. So far, we plan on removing the white paint and turning it a transparent deep red. That includes the whole outer casing and battery. But we want to know if anyone has some other ideas that could easily be done. I've seen someone take their G3 iBook and make it a MacTablet but we can't do anything that hard.


    BTW, if you're interested in the iBook Tablet, here's the link! :p

    http://www.macmod.com/content/view/166/2/


    But anyways, please post your ideas/tips!
     
  2. shu82 macrumors 6502a

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    The tablet idea would be a real time hog. If you want a different cover try techshells.com. They should be comming out with something soon for ibooks. You can also do a quick one where you pop off the top case and change the color of the glowing apple with colored cellophane (sp?).
     
  3. paintballer macrumors regular

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    A transparent red iBook would be extremely ugly.
     
  4. shu82 macrumors 6502a

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    I would go for deep blue or green, but thats just me
     
  5. classof2011 thread starter macrumors regular

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    OK, now he decides for a different color after seeing pictures :p . He likes the green color...or what about keeping it transparent after removing the white?
     
  6. paintballer macrumors regular

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    Personally I think transparent looks really trashy but you can do what you want.
     
  7. classof2011 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well it's not my iBook, I just told him I could get ideas from MacRumors.com members. I've never seen under an LCD before but it was just an idea. Plus it may defect the way the Apple logo would appear...
     
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  9. paintballer macrumors regular

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    Make the outside black and make the inside, and the Apple hot pink.
     
  10. livingfortoday macrumors 68030

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    A transparent iBook would look pretty cool. This is what I did with an older G3 iBook a while back, there are some pics of it as a transparent iBook:
    http://www.macmod.com/content/view/255/192/

    I've read that some company a while back was selling a clear trackpad for the old iBooks, but it was only in Japan. If you could find something like that as well, or somehow make it, it'd be even cooler!
     
  11. vanzskater272 macrumors regular

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    Thats probably the coolest ibook mod I have ever seen. I thought that the plastic was white not just painted white.
     
  12. classof2011 thread starter macrumors regular

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    OK, now it's transparent. Looks fair, but we're still gonna paint it. If anyone wants to see it, I'll post pics.
     

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