ibook g4 plastics - hackable?

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so Apple have changed the case of the iBook Undecided which personally i don't like, but they say its for durability .

anyway, i was wondering with this new all-plastic case -instead of plastic on white like b4- is it still possible to create fantastic fantastic creations like the transparent sapphire, red and tsunami ibooks we've seen here in the case mods???

:Smile thanks!
any info would be cooool....

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you cant make the case clear

you cant make the case clear as its solid white plastic ... so tranclucent hacks are out of the question ...

TOM

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A MacSkinz cover should still

A MacSkinz cover should still work fine, and you can paint a clear one or put inserts behind it. It's just not quite as easy as pulling 4 screws to change the insert though, and the MacSkinz are held on with double stick tape.

Jon.

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paint on the skinz...

Hey jon, any idea what paint the people at macskinz are using to touch up these covers? I'm a relative idiot in terms of knowledge on all of this, but would love to eventually do something with my mac.

Check this out: last week, after researching online (but not enough) how to repaint an iBook, I attempted it. After a few hours of rubbing, and using various agents, I gave into the suspision the case was solid white plastic. But how was it all these other people had painted cases??? LOL. Anyway, I read a little farther and found someone complaining about the iBook 900's. What a pisser.

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that sucks a**. ok well he

that sucks a**.

ok well here's another scenario:
its completely possible to exchange the whatyacallit.... the screen bezel (not the screen but the outer casing...) with the iBook G3s right? thats doo-able ima guessin?
:Smile this is prob quite going to extremes tooo...

?

but also you can replace the top casing trackpad of a g3 with a g4, coz it doesn't include th i/o ports right? i mean is the tech for that part any diff?

thanks again mate Mac OS

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it should be possible to chan

it should be possible to change the top case ... they look the same ...

TOM