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Old 08-24-2007, 11:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,
Everyone knows that the pearl has a really nice and slick design and gets scratched easily. Since mine is already scratched enough i was wondering wether they sell brand new skins for pearls and i'm not talking about a protection skin. I'm talking about the skin that covers the cell phone. Here's an example:
Siemens phone:


Skin for the siemens phone:


I don't know maybe i'm looking for the wrong thing. How is this usually called? Front and back cover or something. Anyway, thing is that i can't find this anywhere. Not even ebay . Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-24-2007, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Those are covers. There are some of our Official Sponsors of this board that sell the front and back covers.
http://www.blackberryforums.com/blac...-com-sponsors/

Skins are the protective skin over the BB.
Blackberry Pearl Cases - OEM Blue Skin Case
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Old 08-24-2007, 11:44 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank you but i can't find the front cover on any of these websites. I did find the back though .
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Because there is not exactly a simple "front" and "back"
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That worked perfectly!!! And i found a back cover on ebay for 5$ and i think i'm good to go. This baby is going to look like brand new when i'm done with it. I'm going to follow the step by step tutorial on the sticky to see the assembly and everything. Thank you very much for the help. This place is way better then google when it comes to blackberry help ;)
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Post a pic when done---!

enjoy.
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Yea I would love to see the pictures.

Is there any retailer not on the internet that sells covers for the BB? I will purchase over the internet if I have to but kinda wanna go get a cover soon.
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I have seen them at some of those mall kiosks. Not the best ones.
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I wouldn't buy aftermarket stuff from the mall kiosks for my BB. I've never seen anything there that I would let near my phone.
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Naw, it's all imported directly from China, isn't it? It doesn't matter who the retailer is as long as it is brand new.

I did buy my son a good skin for his Nano.
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"New" is refurb. "Brand new" is new.
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Can "New" mean "I bought it and it didn't work with my device but there's nothing wrong with it so I returned it"?
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That's an "opened item" at Best Buy.

...but we digress....back on topic. skins/covers?

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Best Skins Ever (or BSE). Best Skins Ever RIM BlackBerry 8100 Pearl Total Body Skin

I have used them on both my my Pearls and they work great!!! I also put them on my wife and my Zens.

They are also based out of Denver, CO, if that makes you feel better.
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Yep, and also invisibleSHIELD | Screen Protector for iPod, Cell Phone, Smartphone, PDA, and more...
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Ok cool. I will not buy from the kiosks as I have seen some at them also. I didn't buy any cases from them as they looked like they would last 2 days.

Anything from like Best Buy or Circuit City? I will have to check but probably will end up waiting after buying covers over the net. Thanks guys.
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Ok cool. I will not buy from the kiosks as I have seen some at them also. I didn't buy any cases from them as they looked like they would last 2 days.
Well, you asked.
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I will post pics when get them. I think it's gonna be good
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So far i received the back door and a battery tat comes with it for 15 dollars from ebay. The back door has amazing good quality. I was surprised. I'm currently waiting on the siderails as well as the whole body. Will post results soon.
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Hey guys, i finally got all the parts. Everything looks perfect. I was surprised by the quality of the plastic. The back cover that came with the battery was an amazing deal. The only difference that i saw was the side rails. They are a little bit darker. I think it's the model or something but that's actually cooler. Here's pictures.








And surprisingly everything fits together perfectly.

Sorry about the quality but i have a camera with no zoom hihi. Take care and good luck making your phone look like brand new. Thanks for all the help too!!! You rock.
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