GMasking a macbook

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by mda, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. mda

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    Inching closer to pulling the trigger on one of those aluminum macs... (which will be my first mac machine)

    Has anybody tried applying the clear Gmask on any of their machines?

    I might do this immediately after picking up a laptop so that no discoloration or minor scratches would appear.

    Anyone have experience with the clear gmask? Halata ba na merong nakalagay?
     
  2. jaijin

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    Your aluminum would be glossy.
     
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    Are they going to GMask the keyboard as well?
     
  4. mda

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    I'm actually not sure. I've heard of people gmasking their laptops but haven't actually seen any.

    glossy aluminum would be fine i think especially where the little scratches and discolorations start setting in first.

    anyone have pics ? :)
     
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    Not the KB. too much work.
     
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    I suggest you verify first re the mac loosing its warranty if you gmask it. there was a thread about this a few months back
     
  7. elbert

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    I've seen one. Nawala yung elegance ng aluminum, Nagmukhang plastic. Sayang lang.
     
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    And its better you use invisible shield or Body guard since it's scratch resistant and it never fades while gmask fades quickly and absorbs scratches...but if i were you, i would boast the aluminumness of my new macbook! goodluck!
     
  9. mda

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    Maybe I'll look those up. thanks : )
     
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    From what I remember, they don't GMask the underside. The material isn't rated to stand constant heat, so if your primary concern is keeping the underside from getting scratched, GMask isn't what you need. edpinedajr's suggestions would be better :)
     
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    i always felt that gmask looks cheap on accessories - everyone i know who's had a phone/ipod/gaming device masked has eventually regretted it.
     
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    im not a gmask supporter. i love seeing the natural wear and tear of my gadgets. go natural! :)
     
  13. Shinrai

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    I personally prefer protection that stops dents since it both protects against scratches and bumps. Though I don't use them if the device tends to heat up often, which will be more problematic than the scratches.
     
  14. elbert

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    I'm very much in agreement with you here.
     
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    let your macbook breathe dude! :)
     
  16. just bry

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    for macbook no..

    but for ipods, it's fine, i got one for my ipod touch since i don't want to see it's back part full of scratches
     
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    i say just get a good laptop sleeve or case and be very cautious when you take it and place it somewhere... aside from losing the glossy look.. you'll also lose the smooth feel of the aluminum... can't explain it, but there's that feel when you run your finger thru her hair.... este when you caress the top of you alum laptop! ;)
     

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