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Gariz Metal Skin for GF1

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by michaelsmp, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. michaelsmp

    michaelsmp Mu-43 Rookie

    10
    Oct 7, 2011
    New Jersey
    I got a nice deal on a GF1 from the sales forum because there was a small crack near the hot shoe. In order to cover up the crack, I purchased this Metal Skin from Gariz. I mostly left the skin off the front, only on top and back. Not sure if I like it, it's a bit blingy, but then again it does cover up the crack nicely. I may remove the skin on the back. What do you guys think?

    Please excuse the poor quality, it was done quick and dirty.

    Here's the crack:
    PB100476.

    My GF1 with Metal Skin:
    P1020026.
    P1020025.


    Here's how the front would look:
    GF114.
    (credit: gariz.com)
     
  2. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    I kinda like it. Do you have any pics of the front piece straight on?
     
  3. michaelsmp

    michaelsmp Mu-43 Rookie

    10
    Oct 7, 2011
    New Jersey
    They also have a flower-pattern:
    GF120.
    (credit: gariz.com)

    Here's mine with just the skin on the outside of the lens mount, push button and pop-up flash area (it's hard to see).
    P1020028.
     
  4. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    Thats kind of cool. I wonder if they have a plain metal finish to imitate the beautiful e-p1. :)
     
  5. timothysoong

    timothysoong Mu-43 Veteran

    217
    Aug 10, 2011
    Taipei, Taiwan
    When will they release the GF2 version?