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Custom painted Kindle anyone?
« on: October 26, 2009, 12:15:17 am »
Hold on to your pocketbooks!!!  :o

http://www.colorwarepc.com/p-178-kindle-2.aspx


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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #1 on: October 26, 2009, 03:33:27 am »
    Wow!  Beautiful stuff.  Too bad it costs as much as the Kindle itself.

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #2 on: October 26, 2009, 03:56:39 am »
    I know, right? I would love to paint mine black... but I'd change those green buttons to the bright orange color. I'd also have the keyboard black. But $200? Ouch.

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    « Reply #3 on: October 26, 2009, 03:18:14 pm »
    Very cool! And :o at the price. Wow.
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #4 on: October 26, 2009, 03:25:03 pm »
    Wow, I really like this idea....I'd rather do this than buy a second reader...

    Very cool

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #5 on: October 26, 2009, 03:35:25 pm »
    I think it's nice, but not quite $200 nice!  ;) Especially when you can get a similar look with a $20 skin & you don't have to ship your Kindle off.
     
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #6 on: October 26, 2009, 03:48:21 pm »
    At risk of voiding the warranty, I'm sure, one could disassemble and paint the parts, or with careful masking... I'd want gloss-metalic-black with chrome buttons and I'd need an artist to paint a classic GTO on the back
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #7 on: October 26, 2009, 03:53:34 pm »
    $200 to have a color?  Perhaps Amazon will offer colors in one of the kindle's future generations, much as Apple has with its ipods.
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #8 on: October 26, 2009, 05:48:52 pm »
    No personal appeal here.  My KK Aurora is beautiful in her Velvet Jewel DG skin and for $14.99 very affordable which means that we can change her attire anytime we want without either of us leaving the house. lol

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #9 on: October 26, 2009, 06:33:55 pm »
    I think it would be cool if Amazon would offer a black Kindle, matte black would be perfect. This would really help with the perceived contrast of the screen.

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #10 on: October 26, 2009, 07:17:06 pm »
    I want one in flaming red...the heck with contrast.  ;D

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #11 on: October 26, 2009, 08:19:35 pm »
    I want one in flaming red...the heck with contrast.  ;D

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #12 on: October 26, 2009, 08:22:34 pm »
    You could buy your Kindle a bottle of nail polish...   :D

    This I like.  :D
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #13 on: October 26, 2009, 08:23:24 pm »
    But I'd have to find someone who can apply polish without smearing it.  ;D

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #14 on: October 26, 2009, 11:53:00 pm »
    Don't ask Susan, she'll just tell you that surely someone in your neighborhood could teach you how to do it!  ::)

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #15 on: October 27, 2009, 06:19:31 am »
    Hmm...that is nice to look at, but the price is just crazy! I'll stick to my affordable skins.

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #16 on: October 27, 2009, 08:51:53 am »
    Hmm...that is nice to look at, but the price is just crazy! I'll stick to my affordable skins.

    IA nice idea but way too expensive
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #17 on: October 28, 2009, 08:50:49 am »
    I want to put the pink one as the picture to the left of my posts!! ;D

    For my real-life K2, though, I'm very happy with my DG Retro Pink Flowers skin.  My K2 is definitely pink, and it has flowers -- the one above doesn't have any flowers! ::)
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    « Reply #18 on: October 28, 2009, 06:12:34 pm »
    I want to put the pink one as the picture to the left of my posts!! ;D

    Here you go Pink, I made an avatar for you...


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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #19 on: October 28, 2009, 06:32:47 pm »
    Here you go Pink, I made an avatar for you...


    Great job with that Jason!

    I don't know about that pink.... I just started reading Stephen King's UR so it's looking a little spooky to me!
     
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #20 on: October 28, 2009, 07:07:19 pm »
    Thanks Cagnes, I'm a wannabe graphic artist! =)

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    « Reply #21 on: October 29, 2009, 03:51:44 am »
    I don't think it's $200 to paint it..the $200 includes the reader.  Scroll down..it says' Colorware INCLUDES the reader, cord, 1 year warranty...

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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #22 on: October 29, 2009, 05:17:22 am »
    Send In Mine (USA only) $199
    Buy New (starting at) $475

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    « Reply #23 on: October 29, 2009, 06:42:49 am »
    Here you go Pink, I made an avatar for you...



    Jason, thank you so much!!!  I really really appreciate you doing that for me! ;D
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    Re: Custom painted Kindle anyone?
    « Reply #24 on: October 29, 2009, 09:09:42 am »
    Looks great, PinkKindle!

    As for the gazillion dollar custom painted Kindle, I'm a DIY kinda gal.  I'd probably end up buying the wrong spraypaint, though.  The kind that eats through plastic.

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