Colored cases, etc - Was Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update
steve at openmoko.com
Wed Apr 16 19:58:36 CEST 2008
I love emachineshop.
I thought of approaching them to do some kinda co promotion. Maybe Michael
Shiloh can weigh in here.
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Subject: Colored cases, etc - Was Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update
For the one off, you could check out http://www.emachineshop.com They do
injection molding of various plastics in "many" colors.
I'm not sure if you could make a profit by having them make a ton of cases
and then reselling them or not.
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Hugo Mills <hugo-om at carfax.org.uk> wrote:
> Maybe there's someone out there with the know-how to make blank
> cases based on the published OM designs? I'd guess it's a matter of
> making suitable injection-moulded components -- front and back -- and
> then either ringing the changes with the plastic colour used, or just
> selling white ones that can then be painted and lacquered. I have no
> idea of the economics of injection moulding, though.
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