Anyone seen this aluminium case?

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  1. buffgrk macrumors member

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  2. xraytech, Dec 16, 2010
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    What is stamped aluminum?

    And I am really liking the look of this case, however I'd expect it to add a lot of weight and really kill the signal though...
     
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    That case was stamped out of a sheet of aluminum, not machined. You know how I can tell? Look at the open seams at the corners. A machined case would not have seams at the corners. For the most part the process of stamping aluminum is a whole lot cheaper than machining it. So you would be paying a whole lot more for a cheaper product.
     
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    mmmm, going by the look of it.. it does look high quality.. but then again its ebay and i don't think there are any reviews around
     
  6. xraytech macrumors 68020

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    Those images are 3D Renderings. So yeah, of course it's going to look perfect. Look at the image with the volume buttons and the one with the screw.
     
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    Seriously....I give up on all these aluminum/machined/iMetal cases. They're starting to become a fad and an expensive one too. Even if the signal degradation was only minimal, the fact that alot of these cases are $60-$100+, makes them even less desirable. Granted, if they were around $30-$40 bucks then I wouldn't mind so much but to pay so much for something that will degrade the signal seems like too much now. Like I said, I give up on these.
     
  9. kaikai830 macrumors 6502

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    Actually I really like the looks of this case. I just ordered one. Hopefully this will be the last case that I'm going to buy.
     
  10. xraytech macrumors 68020

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    Wow... You paid nearly $70 for that case.

    Expecting a review with pics soon then.
     
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    Very true.
     

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