[NTLK] Remove the sticky skin of a 2000

Forrest newton_phoenix at mindspring.com
Sat Sep 22 17:02:20 EDT 2018

I did not know the plastic underneath the rubberized coating was greenish, the pearl green color you’ve mentioned.

So our little green friend really IS—green. I always thought we called it that because of the backlight (but not all backlights are green!)


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> On Sep 21, 2018, at 7:33 AM, Maury Estabrooks <maurye at gmail.com> wrote:
> I did not understand why a Newt owner would want to re-coat after a de-coat of the rubberized surface. I believe it is because that is the tactile feel one is used to. 
> I am a new Newt owner. My first tactile experiences with the 2000 was sticky to the touch. It was also ugly in appearance. I worked diligently to remove both. 
> I love the tactile feel of the smooth green plastic post de-rubberizing it. The gentle curves. The weight. The beautiful pearl like green color. 
> Another owner may love the rubberized tactile feel. I honestly don’t know that. I haven’t handled another 2000 without it holding me in return. 
> Maury
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