|they want to charge me $24USD for shipping via FedEx, which is complete overkill.
You can purchase something else in addition to clearvue, it should not significantly affect the shipping cost.
BTW, i've purchased that clearvue (for ipod video), but its screw holes positions were slightly different from an original case, so it was impossible to install (and while trying to upgrade, i've destroyed my video's motherboard). Rapidrepair resent me that clearvue, but i haven't tried it since that first unsuccessful time.
However, there is a cheap alternative: http://stores.shop.ebay.com/313wraps...34Q2ec0Q2em322
; there you can purchase three "skins" for just $11 shipped worldwide; some of the skins are just awesome. In contrast with RapidRepair's "ThinSkin", that skins are also protecting your ipod from scratches (unfortunately, except for the screen); instead of being firm like ThinSkin (that began to de-attach on the same day i've installed it just because i've occasionaly catched it while taking my ipod out of the pocket; and it falled off completely after about couple of weeks), they're flexible so they're "connected" to ipod very well, i've installed my first one about a three months ago and there is still no sign that it could de-attach someway, it covers ipod as firmly as just after the installation. So the only advantages of ClearVue and ThinSkin i can see is that there is a screen protection... but $11 shipped for three sets of awesome skins with easy installation is a lot better imho. And the filling of this material is also very nice, much better than ipod's plastic/polished aluminium (or thinskin's plastic)