There are very few options if you want to protect your 17'' MBP 3rd Gen from scratches and scuffs.
The best option is the Invisible Shield by Zagg but they don't have one for the 3rd Gen.
I couldn't find any alternatives to Zagg.
The alternative is a hard plastic case to clip onto it. The...
Free to a good home. 25% discount code for Zagg. Bought some stuff from them recently and they sent me a couple of coupon codes. Since I won't be making another purchase anytime soon, I thought maybe someone else could use them.
They expire on June 20th.