How much $ is a new bottom plate?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by stobin723, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. stobin723 macrumors newbie

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    The bottom of my (mid-2010) macbook pro has sustained scratches and I was wondering if it is possible to purchase a new bottom plate. If so, how much would it cost?

    I called my local apple store to ask but they claimed that I would need to make an appointment with a "genius" (pot pretentious at all) to sort out coverage and costs. I'm fairly certain that it wouldn't be covered under the warranty and just want to know what kind of cost I would be looking at to satisfy my OCD.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Pentad macrumors 6502a

    Pentad

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    Indiana
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    Its super cheap. I bought one for my late 2009 model and it was about $60.

    I haven't put it on because its just kind of nice knowing I can easily replace it.

    I bought mine through an Authorized Apple Dealer here in Indiana. It was much cheaper through them than some online retailers.

    Cheers!
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