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Old 05-24-09, 10:44 PM   #1
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Vinyl "skin" for new laptop

I just purchased an Asus Eee PC 1000HE netbook. On the relatively short list of complaints is the case's high gloss shell (i.e., a fingerprint magnet).

I'd like to get a vinyl or gel "skin" to help keep the fingerprints and small scratches at bay, but I can't seem to find one that's bike (or bicycling) related.

Any advice?
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Old 05-25-09, 04:23 AM   #2
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I haven't found one either. Sucks.
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Hmmm... maybe gelaskins.com
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You could just buy some printable vinyl and make your own.
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Hmmm... maybe gelaskins.com
Sorry...I looked at 3ACP, Gelaskins, DecalGirl, Schtickers, Zagg, Skinit, Amazon, Skinslove & Music-Skins, but couldn't find one that's bike related (yes, there is one called "chain design" out there, but it doesn't look like a bike chain to me).

The closest one I found was at LapJacks (UK): Cycling Team

Would one of our members be willing to donate a photo???

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http://www.music-skins.com/store/
I have them on my phone and laptop and they are awesome. Look around they have thousands of designs.
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Sorry Jynx....searched music-skins, but couldn't find a bike related match (updated post #5).

I think I may have an alternative approach. Will let everyone know if/when I hit paydirt.
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Its going to be hard to find laptop skins or cases for almost anything but Macs for the most part. This I've found firsthand, as one laptop I have is also a fingerprint magnet.

You might check with some skin makers -- I have heard of some offering custom ones, though the price may be pretty steep.
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