24kt Gold & Sapphires Macbook Air

Discussion in 'Apple Products' started by Qtip42, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. trnguyen85

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  2. Zardoz

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    what a show item... nice work!
     
  3. Rev Lemmon

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    Gold plated crap is still crap, still though that is some excellent workmanship.
     
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    not my thing. but it's definitely awesome.
     
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    if you unwrap it is there chocolate inside?
     
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    That looks amazing! Great job!
     
  8. Qtip42

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    my laptop is flaming :D lol. Well thanks guys. I know polished gold isn't everyone's thing but hey, everyone's taste is diff.
     
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    You really don't want to know how much I'd pay for a carbon fiber or... chrome Macbook Air. God damn.

    PS: I prefer the gold Macbook Pro, but thats probably because I don't like the Macbook Air's keyboard and I'm too distracted by it.
     
  10. Qtip42

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    Well.....not finished but there's your chrome.....Reworking the trackpad as of this photo from the other day. It's in now but I don't have a new pic....too busy.

    [​IMG]
     
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    While that looks pretty cool I can't begin to think of how hard it would be to keep it clear of a shit load of fingerprints.
     
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    haha thats the type of computer you show off but dont use

    1 scratch on it and i would cry.... i have the iphone and i got a scratch on the little apple on the back and i was pissed haha
     
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    Does the weight of that thing totally negate the whole "lightweight portability" argument?

    [edit]Forgot it's plated. Best I could do is gold leaf...

    Good craftsmanship.
     
  15. Qtip42

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    Here's the final shot of it.....Not incredibly happy with the keyboard and trackpad. I'd like to have both vaccuum metalized. I'll work on that for the polished gold (inside and out) one next. You'll never guess who it's for :D

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  17. young wing

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    more gaudy stuff eeeek
     
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    A man of many names.........not jobs though. That'd be great if he thought it was cool. Much better than any celeb endorsement.
     
  19. CHAoS_NiNJA

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    Like others said, I'm not a fan of the gold, but the work done on it is simply awesome and you get many hats off for it.

    The Chrome one on the other hand looks fucking amazing and you get even more props for it.