New experiment: electrical tape

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by ebika, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. ebika macrumors 6502

    Nov 17, 2008
  2. travel4fun macrumors member

    Jun 27, 2010
  3. ebika thread starter macrumors 6502

    Nov 17, 2008
  4. Ferris23 macrumors 68020

    Sep 24, 2007
    I just bought the Best Skins Ever which comes with separate side pieces that are clear and you can't even see. Probably actually cheaper than some rolls of tape you have to self cut.
  5. ebika thread starter macrumors 6502

    Nov 17, 2008
    $5.99 for the back and sides is compelling.
  6. Ferris23 macrumors 68020

    Sep 24, 2007
    Yeah and they offer a fantastic product with great customer support. Same stuff as the other skins, just not overpriced due to marketing and fancy packaging. Been using BSE for a few years now.

    And again, IMO a much cleaner solution than electrical tape, though I certainly understand your concept.

  7. ijen0311 macrumors 65816


    Jul 4, 2009
  8. Chetoc230 macrumors member

    Apr 11, 2010
    my experience with electrical tape is that it leaves a thick sticky residue after taking it off.
  9. ihonda macrumors 68000

    Sep 17, 2009
    anyone with BSE on a i4? if so plz post pics of the back
  10. ebika thread starter macrumors 6502

    Nov 17, 2008
    Good point. I was pondering the same thing after I posted. My black bumper just arrived 2 days early too, derailing my experiment. The lab coat, clipboard and glasses go back on the shelf for now.

    I was also browsing through all the DecalGirl designs. They have some really pretty ones in there.
  11. Westyfield2 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 9, 2009
    Bath, UK.
  12. Romanesq macrumors 6502a


    Jun 16, 2003
    after dropped calls...

    I have a plastic urethane type case to protect the device until some additional cases come but it has not helped calls being dropped. One drop occurred while walking on the street and casually switching hands. Soon as the left hand got it, kaboom, call gone.

    So in addition to the case, I've made several layers of black electrical tape over the spot and then put the case back on. So will come back with some results.
    Maybe this will help until the Apple update is released.

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