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Screen Protectors from factory.....

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Freqed

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Are generally useless and just intended for getting the radio through the shipping process. Most of us like to leave them in place to provide some protection as we move our radios around, but the factory protectors are generally not smooth and hard to see through if bubbles are present. I have replaced mine with Palm Pilot screen protectors or Clear Screen Overlays as sold by Belkin. You can install t on your screen and then X-acto knife it to fit or try to precut them before installing them. All in all a better view is had as well as protection to the display, and if it becomes scratched or dull/dirty you just replace it. A lot easier than replacing the display!
 

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ofd8001 said:
Gee - I thought I was the only guy in the world who did that. Vindication!!
LOL
Yeah I thought I was a bit spaced out too
But when you consider that you just spent 600 dallars on that new babay of yours
you want to keep FRESH as possible...
I mean 600 is average for rent for some of us...

Anywyas,
Crista
 

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CompusUSA should have them
OR better yet go to on od those sewing/fabric stores they may have like sheets you can design your own case with a clear overlay
Not sure if that the prper wording LOL\But hey
Jus an Idea!!
Crista
 

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I went to the fabric section of Walmart and bought a yard of clear vinyl to make PDS protectors for my PDA. Lately I've been using clear packing tape on all my handhelds. IT seemsto go on easier with less chance of bubbles.
 

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Couple of things...

I've recently put some PDA screen protectors on my scanners... I don't worry about sliding the radio into a pocket that has other stuff in it.

Secondly, I guess you guys in the states can order a new front + back for the case if it gets too scratched etc. Might be something worth doing if you're going to sell the thing a few years down the line - buy a replacement case + keypad. "Scanner is AS NEW" lol.
 

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Im not worried about selling it
I hope I never have too
But my mindset is:
I want to take care of what I have so I can be proud to show it off while I do have it
I made my own case for my Pro 97 AND my Icom IC-R3
My BCD396T I bought a case whilst I bought it from the same place

It costs like 2.00 dollar for the clear sheet lioke the you mak table clothe or whatever
and the diffrent thicknesses of it..
then I bout some FAUX fur...
and I was set ....
It was fun and cost around 14.00 total
Whera case can 20, to 30. at the cheapest...
Anyways

Crista
 
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