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post #21 of 39
i went to go look at an apple one that had the glass on top of the screen and you do see alot of reflections but it dont bother be because i game at night so its fine
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Originally Posted by rotary7 View Post

what if you remove the screen from the back case to and do eyefinity with less bezel? you can paint that white part on the sides.
There are no mounting points on the IPS panel, the stand and VESA monts are on the black back panel of the screen. Even if I somehow managed to get the bezel as thin as possible, there's still almost an inch of metal bezel that is holing the IPS panel together.

EDIT: Just want to update you guys and say that I'm definately going to go ahead and do the velcro mod to make the glass much easier to remove. However instead of velco which usually gives off some dust (I don't want any under my glass) I'm going to use 3M dual lock tape and thin insulation where I'm to going to apply the tape between the glass and the bezel. That way it's still theoretically airtight from dust. I'm not going to be doing this mod in the next few days bet hopefully will have enough time and money for this in the next few weeks.
Edited by CrazzyRussian - 5/11/12 at 11:51pm
post #23 of 39
Just wanted to say thanks for the awesome guide! I took my glass off tonight. Two people with hair dryers can get the edge warm enough in about five minutes. After that it's a walk in the park.
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Quick update for anyone who may find this thread: double stick tape kinda works to hold the glass on. It holds really well on the left side of my monitor but likes to slip a little on the right. It's easy enough to pop it back into place. I'm hoping it will finally stick soon.
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Tried my hairdryer on the highest setting - the glass won't even budge, because by the time I'm done heating one area and move on to another, the first area cools off. Any suggestions?
   
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Tried my hairdryer on the highest setting - the glass won't even budge, because by the time I'm done heating one area and move on to another, the first area cools off. Any suggestions?

Concentrate on one corner and just slightly heat the surrounding sides. Then insert the card into that heated corner. The technique should still work. The glass is surprisingly very hard to break.
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Concentrate on one corner and just slightly heat the surrounding sides. Then insert the card into that heated corner. The technique should still work. The glass is surprisingly very hard to break.
Thanks - I was trying in vain to heat the whole thing... I'll try starting with one corner first. Would a regular plunger work? It seemed to attach very firmly to the glass last time.
   
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post #28 of 39
Didnt someone posted they broke the glass? but anyways, yeah the glass looks hard.
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someone make a bunch of brushed aluminum or anodized aluminum bezels to replace the glass and to a group buy. wuut
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Well, I hope you guys live in calm and peaceful households because I seem to have been a little unlucky. I ended up breaking my Shimian IPS monitor by unintentionally throwing a 1/8" plug at the monitor. It created a small impact area on the screen that made the bottom half of the monitor unusable. I proceeded to do things like hold a lighter up to the IPS panel and see the crazy things the flame did to the LCD. I later cried because as a high school student without something most kids get called an "allowance" loosing $410 is a big deal.

I find myself in the same position I was at the beginning of the year. I'm looking to upgrade from my cheap 22" 1080p TFT monitor. I guess spending another $300 is the only way.
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