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hard case for a kindle

Postby dlv13 » 21 Apr 2017, 12:57pm

has anyone found a hard case that will protect a kindle when on tour , as all the ones ive seen really will not stop the screen getting cracked if something presses against it ,

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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby Vorpal » 21 Apr 2017, 1:11pm

I have an impact resistant one. It seems quite sturdy. I think mine is from Fintie, or something like that. A friend of mine has one called 'turtle shell' that also seems good.
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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby mjr » 21 Apr 2017, 1:51pm

Another vote for fintie but I think they're now only available for recent kindles. The "thin" hard case I now use for my kindle 3 is thicker than the kindle :-(
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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby mjr » 21 Apr 2017, 2:10pm

forefront are also good.
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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby bigjim » 21 Apr 2017, 9:09pm

I travel with mine in a Jiffy bag. Lighter option than a case for me. Never been damaged, but one was stolen in Lisbon from my saddlebag.
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hard case for a kindle

Postby Heltor Chasca » 21 Apr 2017, 9:29pm

Not a Kindle as such, but I read Kindle on my mini iPad. For that I use an Otterbox. 2 tours and sound. Wonder if Otterbox do something for a Kindle?

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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby fivebikes » 21 Apr 2017, 10:50pm

I have a kindle paper white. The official case for that has a pretty solid front flap that also turns the device on and off when opening/closing. Sturdy without being clunky!

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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby Vorpal » 22 Apr 2017, 7:58am

bigjim wrote:I travel with mine in a Jiffy bag. Lighter option than a case for me. Never been damaged, but one was stolen in Lisbon from my saddlebag.

I used to do that. I had one of the original Kindles. It was a Christmas gift the year they came out. I was travelling wth it, and thought I had it sufficiently protected between two other relatively flat things. But it somehow was bent enough to break the screen. I was in an airport when I discovered it and Dixon's had a sale on the basic version--I don't remember now which generation it is (5?)--so I picked up a new one immediately. It was good to be able to do that. I was in the middle of a book, and still had some hours of travel ahead of me.

But I got a case for it as soon as I could.
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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby al_yrpal » 22 Apr 2017, 8:33am

I got this case for my Kindle Paper White. It's very strong and light £4.95

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ultra-Slim-Ma ... 1126476536

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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby Cunobelin » 22 Apr 2017, 10:26am

Mine have always been in an "Origami" case as it supports in a good reading position.

This then fits into a cheap neoprene pencil case

Never had a problem.

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Re: hard case for a kindle

Postby brumster » 22 Apr 2017, 8:14pm

I made one by combining an old hardback book ( to use as a cover) and cutting a "kindle size hole" in an old foam camping mat - trimmed to fit inside hardback book cover and held in place with glue and duck tape. Worked a treat. My parents eventually took pity on me and bought me a proper kindle cover one Christmas...


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