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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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I was wanting to know if anyone knows where I can buy clear replacement cases for the iBook G4 12" or 14" models.
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You can't just buy a replacement case. The only clear iBook cases were on prototype mac's which are pretty much impossible to find anywhere. There are some places in Japan where you can make a custom case but other than that you are out of luck

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you dont happen to have one of the websites or info to get ahold of thoes places?
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You could buy a G3 iBook case and try to get the G4 iBook in there - those cases were made from transparent plastic that was painted white from the inside I believe...
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yea, but the G3 where not slot loading cd-rom drives they where tray loaded. so there would be a huge gap there, i ordered me a set of G3 plastic for 30 dollars off of a guy and gonna see what i can do with it.
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Hmmm, maybe you can add a see-through window there or something.

I'd check out some pc case modding sites for ideas...
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found me a factory that is gonna make a few for me :-D
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found me a factory that is gonna make a few for me :-D
Mind sharing this "find" with the rest of us?
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just a factory that agreed to make them for me here in my home town, i'll let you all know how much they are once they give me a price.
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