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l0renz

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I tried to do a bezel fix with sandpaper but I failed and had to do half the iPhone.
It's still a pretty nice look though.
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Be careful when you try this yourself! You shouldn't watch the bezel but mostly think about the screen.
You have to rub pretty hard before you'll get a noticeable difference on the bezel so you'll become confident en not scared to make mistakes.
After a while I got too confident and started pushing really hard and not I didn't look where I put the most pressure on.
The most pressure was on the screen (because of my other hand) and now it makes a squeaky noise in certain positions.
I'd rather remove the screen first before doing this, don't make the same mistake I did. Apart of that, enjoy your customized phone:)
 

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FSMBP

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I tried to do a bezel fix with sandpaper but i failed and had to do half the iphone.
It's still a pretty nice look though.
Feel free to comment

Looks awesome. Would sandpapering the back also look the same?

Edit:

I found pictures of a completely sandpapered iPhone 5 (sides and back):
http://imgur.com/a/bnqUL#OmDnK

I want to sandpaper the sides of mine now...
 
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Tulani

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You would feel now the debate of White Vs Black now favors more towards buying a white iPhone 5 rather?
 
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l0renz

macrumors 6502
Original poster
Aug 13, 2012
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Looks awesome. Would sandpapering the back also look the same?

Edit:

I found pictures of a completely sandpapered iPhone 5 (sides and back):
http://imgur.com/a/bnqUL#OmDnK

I want to sandpaper the sides of mine now...

The back wouldn't really look the same, I've done mine a little bit too, I rather keep the original color

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You would feel now the debate of White Vs Black now favors more towards buying a white iPhone 5 rather?

I would definitely buy the white one. I didn't because they told me it was 'gay' for men to have a white phone. But man, the black version gets scratched so easily. at least my one does.

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Looks awesome. Would sandpapering the back also look the same?

Edit:

I found pictures of a completely sandpapered iPhone 5 (sides and back):
http://imgur.com/a/bnqUL#OmDnK

I want to sandpaper the sides of mine now...

Also, the front bezel is very hard to do, it will always be a little be chipped
 
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