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Old 12-06-2009, 08:10 PM   #1
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I've done this at the pool and at the beach, myself. Works great!
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Old 12-06-2009, 08:51 PM   #2
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Not sure if I'd trust a $300 item to a ziploc bag. I did like the solution someone else had of using a kitchen sealer gadget.
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I think if I switched from showers to baths then I would go for one of the aquapac case as they seems a safer option than diy options.
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Old 12-06-2009, 09:34 PM   #4
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Old 12-06-2009, 09:38 PM   #5
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Not sure if I'd trust a $300 item to a ziploc bag. I did like the solution someone else had of using a kitchen sealer gadget.
Too bad you can't charge by induction so you don't have to cut it out after wards.
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Old 12-07-2009, 02:08 AM   #7
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Too bad you can't charge by induction so you don't have to cut it out after wards.
Ahh, but you can! I have a powermat.
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I love tucking my CyBook in an Aquapac and reading in the bath; another area where e-reading is better than p-reading.
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I think if I switched from showers to baths then I would go for one of the aquapac case as they seems a safer option than diy options.
Yes, I was looking at those, I think they might be a good investment...
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I've done this at the pool and at the beach, myself. Works great!
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Could you give a link for the bags you are using please?
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:22 AM   #13
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Could you give a link for the bags you are using please?
http://www.aquapac.net/ukstore/water...es-1647-0.html

I have a small Whanganui (no double entendre intended ).
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I have a small Whanganui (no double entendre intended ).
How do you manage to fit CyBook into Small Whanganui?
accordingly to a pic on the website its width is about the same as british passport. I believe the passport is quite smaller than Sony Reader (and probably CyBook? they have a similar width?)
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How do you manage to fit CyBook into Small Whanganui?
accordingly to a pic on the website its width is about the same as british passport. I believe the passport is quite smaller than Sony Reader (and probably CyBook? they have a similar width?)
Sorry, I couldn't remember the exact model, and was going by the pictures - and I must have got it wrong.

My Aquapac is 14cm wide and 27 cm long (but doesn't have the eyelets on the sides like the pictures on the website).
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