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07-14-07, 01:03 AM #1RookieVerified LEO
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Cell Phone Case (Nextel i560)
We just switched Nextels recently at work and went from the i530 to the i560. Anyway, although I am typically not in uniform, I am rather underwhelmed by the plastic belt clip that we are issued for it. I seemed to break them fairly often with the i530 and I have already damaged the one for the i560 after only a few weeks of use. I have been looking around and it would appear as if not all cell phone cases are created equally. Has anybody here found any cases that seem to be suited for police work? Something that isn't going to fall off right away or break if you get into a knock down drag out?
07-14-07, 01:44 AM #2
I have a Motorola Razer and bought one of those protective covers for 5 bucks at the mall. I dropped a 85 lb dumbbell on it a few days ago and it held up fine. I used to have a Nextel i530 as well. Holder brokeall the time. I think Nextel phones just suck in general, big money for a good for nothing phone.Just because your sign off after you're shift is done, doesn't mean that it's over and put blinders on. You're a cop 24/7 wether you like it or not. If thats something you can't handle, you should find a new line of work!
07-14-07, 01:50 AM #3
I carry a sony w300i the best phone i ever owned! It was free and it is an mp3 player, fm raido and Walkman all in one!
07-14-07, 05:53 AM #4"If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970
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07-14-07, 09:50 AM #5RookieVerified LEO
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I am looking for something to carry it on my belt, preferably a black cordura or ballistic nylon. I guess the big thing is having a belt clip that goes completely over a 2-1/4 inch belt and won't slip off.
07-14-07, 09:59 AM #6
I just got rid of my Nextel and got one of these
Attachment 775" The hardest thing about disarming an armed suspect is not slipping on your own shit "
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07-14-07, 02:29 PM #9
I have a i560 and have never broken a belt clip. I did break a phone tho. I'd get a good leather case with built in clip.
07-14-07, 02:39 PM #10
that is why my phone is kept in my shirt pocket
just never worked on the belthttp://www.allpoetry.com/Grunts%20Girl
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