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For those of you who have damaged MacBook LCDs - and I know that there are plenty of you out there - I recommend that you consider fixing it yourself. Just use this guide: MacBook Disassembly: MacBook Parts

The eBay seller was extremely speedy in sending out the replacement LCD, which arrived in as advertised, new condition, and the price was very reasonable too.

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Once the damaged LCD has been removed, you can actually reattach the hinges and most of the casing in preparation for installing the new display panel:

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The only truly challenging (and irritating) process is slipping all of the iSight and Wi-Fi cables underneath the plastic hinge cover:

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This is the second MacBook LCD that I've repaired, and I have to commend Apple on designing a notebook that is quite easy to self-service.
 

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Neat! Is the replacement LCD OEM, or if not, how does it compare to the original display?
 

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i had to ask....
did you change the colour of the apple or is it just the photo? and if you did change it, what did you use? I think I've seen this before...
 

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What Wacko said.

Because the LCD arrived so quickly, I was unprepared and used the red part of a Futureshop bag as the background :lmao: I guess Futureshop is good for something other than just rebates.

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This panel is OEM and brand new. I don't know of any other LCD models that work for the MacBook. In fact, most, if not all (?), notebooks use proprietary LCDs.
 
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