|05-27-2013, 11:00 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Recommend me an Aura HD sleeve
I'd like a sleeve for my HD, preferably one that's a snug fit (rather than a genetic 7" tablet sleeve) and one that's easy to slip the hd in and out of.
I like the idea of the SleepCover but it would add a bit too much weight for my liking
|05-27-2013, 02:20 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Heart of Texas
Device: JetBook Lite, AuraHD, PDA, Eee Transformer
I have a soft rubber "Neotac Traction Tread Strip" I got from "Koffler Sales Company".
Originally, I was just going to stick it on the back of the Aura, to give it a better grip
and some protection but I found some other rubber like materials that are thinner.
The tread is 3/16" thick and has a great rubbery feel to it. The tread is 6"x21"x3/16"
so the Aura, at 5" wide, has about 1/2" of space on each side.
I intend to cut a 7.5" slab off each end of the tread, then use silicon adhesive to
attach lengths of surgical rubber tubing (the kind that is used for a modern sling-
shot) to three sides of one of the slabs.
I would also make a sack, out of a "micro-fiber" towel, that fits around the Aura.
Once the slab with the tubing has cured, I will install the sack on the slab between
the tubing making use of the adhesive on the back of the tread. Then it will just be
a matter of using the silicon adhesive to attach the other slab over the first, and
waiting for that to cure.
The result should be a slip-on rubber case that provides a great deal of protection,
and has a soft rubberized pebble texture on the outside with a micro-fiber inside.
If you want to make it a "sleep" cover, all you need is to include a magnet in the
mix. (Perhaps a refrigerator magnet between the micro-fiber and the slab, would
|05-27-2013, 08:08 PM||#3|
Trying for calm & polite
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mostly in Canada
Device: kobo original, WiFI, Touch, Glo, and Aura
I found a Taurus 7 inch tablet sleeve at WalMart Canada that fits beautifully and is very well cushioned.
|05-27-2013, 08:24 PM||#4|
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: Kindle Voyage, PW2, Fire HDX 8.9; Kobo Aura H20, Mini; Nexus 7.2, 10
This is a perfect fit (I've tried it with the Aura) and offers excellent protection. Lightweight and easy to slip the Aura in and out:
Timbuk2 Cush Sleeve with Memory Foam
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