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Old 08-12-2009, 04:32 PM   #13
genegenie
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genegenie has learned how to buy an e-book online
 
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After looking at the photos here and on Oberon's website I was also concerned with the looseness of the bottom two corner straps, presumably because of compatibility with both the 505 and 700..

I emailed Oberon to ask if I could have a cover with these straps tightened to suit the 505. They emailed back to say that this was their design and they were satisfied that it was correct, (ie No).

I ordered my cover & when it arrived I was satisfied with the quality of the materials and that the workmanship was no better than to be expected from a 'craft' item.

I do agree with the OP however that the bottom two straps are far too loose, (the right hand one being loose enough to insert a wine bottle cork), in my mind making the reader vulnerable. At $26.00 postage each way I do not have the opportunity to return my cover for correction.

When I get the opportunity I will take the cover to a local leather worker to see if I can get it corrected.
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