Bought a 3G 850/1900/2100 milestone today

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    I checked ebay to see if any 850/1900 3G milestones were for sale(I check daily) and noticed this.
    Motorola Milestone Brazilian model - eBay (item 250572773488 end time Jan-31-10 14:30:59 PST)

    I bought it. The seller said it will take 15-20 days for it to get here.

    I plan on using it with AT&T as well as rooting it and installing a custom rom. I'll update this post whenever I get it. Lets just hope everything goes smoothly and I get my phone!
     
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    Yes!!!

    Oh Man, I can't wait to see this either. I hope everything goes well with shipping etc. too. Congrats!!!
     
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    Custom ROM: The Milestone Bootloader is signed and will only load signed ROMs - custom ROMS are (as of yet) impossible on the Milestone :-(
     
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    It is from Vivo, local carrier, but I believe they unlock it.

    .... I think I will end selling mine too.
     
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    That's kind of true.

    The Milestone bootloader will only load signed recovery partitions and signed kernels. This means that you can't change those things. However, you could quite happily get my images (for example) and load them, getting a rooted French 1.15 (2.0.1) build, running a number of "non-standard" programs (voice search, Maps with Nav, Launcher from 2.1, others...), because the entire system partion is NOT signed, so you can modify what you like. You can load themes, widgets, whatever, to your heart's content. Just no kernel mods.

    I would NOT do this on a brazillian phone, because my phone has the French bpsw partition, and loading it would break most South American 3G (which runs in 850/1900). If you left out the bpsw partition, keeping the one you have, you will get no radio services at all (no calls, no 2G, no 3G), because the 1.15 kernel / SW / whatever will not load the non-1.15 bpsw.

    Have fun!
     
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    Well the guy gave me a refund and gave me no reason why... Guess I will have to wait on Telus.
     
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    becouse this phone over here, unlocked, cost about U$ 1100,00 :)
     
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    shatteredzman: Too bad he ditched you like that, I really wanted to see if it was going to work for you on our 850 3G service. (That same guy had it listed for $900 dollars yesterday haha, what a tool.

    Haha, he can keep it if he thinks he is going to get anything close to that. Greed just have no limit. But what he doesnt obviously know or understand is that every second that passes he looses money on that phone.
     
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