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I managed to drop my iPhone 4 an the black plastic rim has chipped off a tiny bit in places. I don't feel like paying for a full repair for a blemish, so I was thinking of just coating the dings with a thin layer of epoxy glue to cover the rough scratchy surface.

Could the epoxy damage the glass or the rim, or would this be okay to do?

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You could end up with an iPhone smeared with epoxy glue. There just isn't a proper way to answer this question. If you feel comfortable with it, go for it. – Gerry Oct 2 '12 at 14:49
@Gerry Let's assume for the moment that I have the manual dexterity required to spread the amount of epoxy glue that I want on the specific spots I want. (Toothpicks work wonders.) What I'm asking is: will the chemical properties of epoxy glue cause either the plastic or glass or (unlikely) steel of the antenna to melt or corrode? – millimoose Oct 2 '12 at 18:18

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