MacBook Pro question

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  1. CycloneWarrior

    CycloneWarrior Well-Known Member

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    So I am getting a new macbook pro 13 inch this weekend and was wondering if any of you had any good recommendations on cases for it. I keep seeing pretty similar stuff that is boring. I checked out some on threadless.com and there were some cool designs. Any other websites that sell hard cases with unique/cool designs? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    Are you talking about a hard shell or a carrying/travel case? IMO getting a shell for a macbook is stupid since it looks so nice.

    I have a mac rant but I will save it.
     
  3. brianhos

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    I just get something that allows you to grip it better. I have a macbook as my desktop at work, because I run off to meetings or go work at other peoples desks so much.
     
  4. The thing's carved out of a single block of aluminum; what good is there in wrapping it with a thin layer of plastic?
     
  5. timappelgate

    timappelgate Well-Known Member

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    I've had mine for 4 years now and have no case on it, and it looks the same as the day I bought it. Just be careful with it and save the money.
     
  6. mksmith2

    mksmith2 Active Member

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    Frankly, all you really need is a neoprene sleeve. I've bought the plastic hard cases that go around before and while they're nice, they add extra bulk, weight, and mostly provide cosmetic protection which can be had with a neoprene sleeve or a laptop skin if you want to go that route. I still suggest a neoprene sleeve no matter what though makes it a heck of a lot easier to carry around.
     
  7. brianhos

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    Because it is really slippery if your hands are not completely clean. My wife dropped her $1500 macbook when she put lotion on her hands. Expensive lesson.
     

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