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Ordered a Lunatik

Discussion in 'iPod' started by iamartimus, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Hi gang, just got my 6th generation Nano a few days ago and I was looking around for a watch band. I was torn between the Tiktok and the Lunatik, and finally pulled the trigger on a black Lunatik and ordered in off of EBay.
    I saw on a YouTube video, Scott Wilson was in China at the factory that is producing the Lunatiks, and I was very impressed. My question is, being that the item is made in China, do you think the one I ordered is a Chinese knock-off? The one I purchased was like $21.something, free shipping and it was being shipped from China. I believe the msrp is like $70? A chinese knock-off of a product made in China? Just wondering. Let you know how it is when I get it. It does say "OEM" in the description. :)
     
  2. macrumors newbie

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    Lunatik

    I was told by the mfg that if it sells below retail it is probably a knockoff. I paid less and was sent a very good but inferior product. The finish is off ...The clasp is not right ... etc.
     
  3. macrumors 6502

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    I guess you get what you pay for. Hopefully mine is real or a really really REALLY good fake!
     
  4. macrumors newbie

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    TikTok

    I complained and got a full refund. The shipper didn't even want the original back ... so if anyone wants a cheap knockoff, let me know.
     
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    quagmire

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    Tiktok is a model of watchband made by Lunatik.
     
  6. macrumors 6502

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    Yes, but they are 2 different models. One is snap in, the other is encased.
     
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    That's pretty sweet. Honest question ... am I that out of touch that 3D printers are readily accessible to folks now????

    I was under the impression that 3D printers were still in the dungeons of NASA and Boeing, etc. Can a regular guy get access?

    One suggestion though ... you should make a version that leaves the 30-pin connector accessible for either a Nike+ or Bluetooth adapter.
     
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    jr.macintosh

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    bought mine in china to (€ 16) and seems ok, nice quality
     

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  10. macrumors 6502

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    I got my Lunatik yesterday and it looks authentic! From the packaging to the watch band quality itself, everything looks real! I got the black one, and there is not flaws as far as I can see, fitment is perfect, absolutely nothing to complain about. It cost me $21 shipped from dreamworld86. Even if this is a fake, I can't tell! Really light, and fits perfectly. $21?! damn, I love this thing, plus my Nano was the free replacement of the first generation, so I have absolutely no complaints!!!
    Can you tell i'm happy?!!! :D
     
  11. macrumors newbie

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    Did the package have a seal?

    Go to an Apple store and look at the package. It can't be opened w/o removing the seals. If the paint looks orange peeled, it's likely a knock off.
     
  12. macrumors 6502

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    No orange peel or anything! It looks absolutely flawless! Packaging was sealed too.
     

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