Replica Taktik cases on ebay?

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    Haha so you could be in my shoes. I'm so on the fence, hoping for input.
     
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    is there any word on when the real ones are being shipped?

    this is awfully tempting. lol with gorilla grass
     
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    The thing is I'm not sure of the materials used and I doubt it's real gg. Is the taktik aluminum? Because seller said these are not

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    And yea I was lolling at gorilla grass
     
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    You can go taobao to look up the chinese reviews on these replicas.
     
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    I can't read the page lol
     
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    You can use google translate :)
     
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    Yea it worked on my laptop, I was on my ipad before. The reviews seem mixed, the biggest gripes being the screen being insensitive and quality control problems. Hmm
     
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    Turns out that taktik canceled their alloy case due to reception issues and is now using the same polymer material that these replicas are using. Starting to think these replicas might just be leaked lunatik cases because they are being manufactured in china as well.

    Edit: I bit. I'll post pictures and initial impressions when I get it.
     
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    I'll pm ya when I get it, but its probably going to be a couple weeks. Th decision was easier when I found out taktik wasn't using alloy.
     
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    It's amazing that you can purchase a fake case when the real Taktik case is not even out yet. :eek:
     
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    they are all over aliexpress too...so tempting!!!
     
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    source?

    looking forward to your impressions.
     
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    The taktik kick starter that's why they changed it
     
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    Damn this looks tempting. The sheer bulk of the case is ridiculous imo, but it looks so cool..
     
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    Thickness wise it's smaller than the defender. I dig the design though, it looks like something out of halo lol
     
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    I got one and I'm happy with it!! It has all the brandings of lunatik! Paid $50 after I got it my wife was jealous so I had to order her one!!

    Go ahead and order it guys forget paying 125 for one that's not even out yet!!

    I'm posting from my iPhone so I will post pics later on today

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    Of you can go to this link and see the pics I already posted on another site

    http://niketalk.com/t/507071/offici...es-thread-cases-cords-docks/330#post_17064004
     
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    Yes it has a gorilla glass on it!! I'm telling you guys this thing is legit! Look on eBay and buy one from the seller iphonecases2011 ships from Hong Kong but took like 10 days if that to get to me!! I was going to order the aluminum one good thing I didn't because I would of been mad if it affected my reception like my old aluminum case!! But overall I'm pleased!!
     

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