Silver Aluminum adapters?

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  1. docprego macrumors 65816

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    Are there any out there that match the silver aluminum finish of the sport and fit very well? Most I see have a shiny finish and I don't think they'd look good with the silver aluminum sport.

    Please only include options available within the US.

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  2. cruzmisl macrumors regular

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    There are ones coming out. Give it a few more weeks.
     
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  4. docprego thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I read that, it looked interesting. But I'm looking for an excellent match to the silver aluminum.

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    I'm looking for options available now. I've seen some possibilities on Amazon and eBay but can't tell what their true color is. I'm hoping people on here have received them and could post impressions and pics.
     
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  6. docprego thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Looks the part but I'd like to see what people think that have received them. The seller apparently is new because his feedback rating is 2. Has anyone received this adapter from this or another seller?
     
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    I ordered the aluminum colored version from this seller and it's should be delivered today, I'll post some pictures of it after work.
     
  9. docprego thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Thank you. Looking forward to your impressions and pics.
     
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    Received my Stainless Steel one today. Ordered last Wed., so 5 days including the weekend. Very happy with it. Now I just need the watch.

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  11. mostlydave macrumors regular

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    OK got the adapters today, The finish is a little rough and a little darker than the watch body itself, but I think they're passable until something better comes along:

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    Hope that helps!
     
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    Thanks! Is it real aluminum or steel?
     
  13. mostlydave macrumors regular

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    I'm not sure what it is, it's not magnetic if that helps, it is a shade darker than the watch body, to me it looks identical to the space grey iphone 6+
     
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    Thanks! Not magnetic means not steel so that's positive. Thanks and it looks awesome!
     
  15. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

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    Some stainless steel is non-magnetic.
    If the OP could weigh them that would be a better indicator.
     
  16. kryong macrumors newbie

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    what about its function?

    Thanks for the pic. It may not be seamless, but looks better than SS mismatch. I wonder more about fit. If you grab (maybe with band) and wriggle it, is it tight to the watch body and not moving? My ebay purchase (from China) is doing its function but moving a bit (probably with not accurate dimension), so I worried the band may fall off someday.

    Are you happy with its function as well as color match so far?
     
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    Oh my god where did you get that BAND??????
     
  19. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

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    Got my black adapters last week and finally got them assembled.

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    Can't comment on the fit because I'm still waiting for my watch but everything else looks ok.
    They came with the screwdriver. The screws threaded smoothly and snugly. I added Loctite and the little runoff that got onto the adapter didn't affect the finish in any way.
    I'd say they were worth the $12.
     
  20. rsxmachine, Jun 7, 2015
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    Looks good I ordered one of those gun color ones I might order this too. No way to know what is better for space grey no one has posted a gun color yet.
     
  21. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

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    Got my watch today and happily, the fit on these is perfect.
    I've seen some pics where the adapter stuck out a bit or had uneven edges but these sit perfectly flush with my watch and the seams are straight and even.
    The black does not match the space gray but since my band is black it's not so noticeable (to me anyway).
    These will definitely suit me until someone finds some quality adapters in a true space grey.
     
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    The fit is actually pretty snug with no play, I also think the fit is pretty good. The color is the closest I've seen to aluminum and it's close enough for me.
     
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