1. cpjr's Avatar
    cpjr do you know where i could find a replacement gasket for the screen on a 3G?
    I've never seen it anywhere. In fact, Ive never seen the screen frame being sold anywhere. Aside from the cheaper plastic ones that come with some housing kits.

    Why'd you rip it off
    2009-03-18 05:40 AM
  2. lillewis51's Avatar
    hey cpjr what did u use to hold down your bezel? mine keeps popping off the housing
    2009-03-18 05:44 AM
  3. cpjr's Avatar
    ^Crazy glue. Been working flawlessly for 5 months.
    2009-03-18 05:46 AM
  4. gomer713's Avatar
    I've never seen it anywhere. In fact, Ive never seen the screen frame being sold anywhere. Aside from the cheaper plastic ones that come with some housing kits.

    Why'd you rip it off
    well yeah that first one i took apart i opened it with that damn "case opener tool" and it tore it off on the bottom. but i should've waited cuz not too long after that i seen you or someone posted about useing a suction thingy. but anyway yeah i need one or something that'll do the job. a tiny bit of silicone? you think?
    2009-03-18 06:07 AM
  5. cpjr's Avatar
    ^Personally I would leave it, instead of risking making a bigger mess.

    And yeah, I use a quarter sized suction cup, perfecto.
    2009-03-18 06:14 AM
  6. gomer713's Avatar
    yeah aside from the mess silicone has like fumes i didn't think about but my luck they would leave little gasy trails under the glass. haha but thanks anyway
    2009-03-18 06:17 AM
  7. cpjr's Avatar
    Its to help protect against dust and moisture.

    Look on the bright side, you know how to take it apart to clean if needed
    2009-03-18 06:25 AM
  8. gomer713's Avatar
    yeah that's true. if you ever come across one please let me know where. it just looks kinda bad you know, but it's all good for now at least.
    2009-03-18 06:33 AM
  9. cpjr's Avatar
    Yeah I know, dunno why you cant get the bare frame w/ seal.
    2009-03-18 06:34 AM
  10. gomer713's Avatar
    yeah i know. not even this cheapy plastic one has a seal (not that it would cause it's..cheap). but i've searched and seams like the only things for sale are screens, digitizer, batteries you know all that stuff. i guess if you want things like a new motherboard, speaker, or stuff like that you'll have to buy a parted-out one off ebay.
    2009-03-18 06:42 AM
  11. cpjr's Avatar
    Speakers, mics and all that can be bought.....

    But yeah, no frame and you can buy the mainboard new, buts its as much as a whole phone.
    2009-03-18 06:45 AM
  12. lillewis51's Avatar
    ^Crazy glue. Been working flawlessly for 5 months.
    that easy huh? im guessing u did this before fully rebuilding the phone right? and did your do not remove screw still fit? mine just wont screw in
    2009-03-18 06:48 AM
  13. cpjr's Avatar
    I've done quite a few that same way. And if any screws wont go in, your mainboard isnt sitting tight enough to the housing....something is mis-aligned.
    2009-03-18 06:50 AM
  14. gomer713's Avatar
    well you know what i ment. and a new board would be basically a new phone so that makes sense...kind of.
    2009-03-18 06:51 AM
  15. cpjr's Avatar
    True True.

    You can actually buy every part to completely "build" a 3g 16gigger iphone.

    I figured it up, would cost yeah about $800....hahahahahahaha.
    2009-03-18 06:55 AM
  16. gomer713's Avatar
    every part but the screen frame i was looking for! that's alot of money though. my wife would kill me if i spent that much on a phone.lol she thinks my iPhone ,the broken 16GB i got, was only 150 but really it was 386 haha
    2009-03-18 07:04 AM
  17. cpjr's Avatar
    Well, well....I received Bernie Mac's iphone today. The before and after, and some fun

    2009-03-19 03:27 AM
  18. Bernie-Mac's Avatar
    Nice collection! Yay it looks so beautiful Can't wait for it to get back.
    iLive an iLife
    2009-03-19 05:17 AM
  19. Jordo_6's Avatar
    where could i find crazy glue in Australia? or what is the equivalent? because I hate using superglue!

    it's too runny and leaves white crap if there is too much put on
    2009-03-23 10:01 AM
  20. gomer713's Avatar
    Crazy glue is the same way as super glue it's more of a liquid, watery form. I bought the one with a brush so I could lightly spread it on that might be a little easier to prevent runs. Personally for me super glues dry almost instantly so it gave me almost no time to move or play with the bezel before it was dry. Amazing Goop is an adhesive I used on cars and other things around the house it's pretty strong and doesn't dry as fast. It's a little more "gooy" so I shouldn't run as easily neither. The differnce between the two is crazy glue dries hard and amazing goop is a little more flexible.I don't know which is better for the application. Both can be found and bought online. Simply google the names.I will tell you both have some fumes that some would say hurt your lungs but I mean all you have to do is open a door or something.
    2009-03-23 01:31 PM
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