Super Glue and O3DS = not good idea :(

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Soaron123, Oct 11, 2017 at 12:39 PM.

  1. Soaron123
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    Hi Guys,

    I hope this is the right spot. I went to super glue the rubber part of the joystick back on to the joystick and the glue spurted everywhere. Its stuck in the joystick part and the d-pad part and has made them stiff. Any ideas or suggestions on how to remedy this? I was thinking of opening the system and cleaning it, but I've never done it before and I'm scared that I might break things doing so :(. Thanks in advance.
     
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    cheers, that site looks very helpful. Just wondering, does removing the battery cause any problems? I am on A9LH 11.4.
     
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    When the Glue is not hard you can remove it with Alcohol. But when it is hard the easiest way is carefully peel it of... (if a spot is to big you could try to break it).
     
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    nope, you will probably just lose the clock settings, other than that it doesn't brick or something if that's what ya thinking
     
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    I will go buy some methylated spirits and small screw driver and get this done. Thank you all :D
     
  7. ThoD

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    I used superglue for mine on a 2DS long ago, spilled just a tiny bit on the rim (didn't go in under the analog), but now the rubber has actually started to come apart in bits and pieces, so I highly suggest you just use a tiny (really tiny) amount of silicone instead (like with the silicone pistol or something, just a small ball at the size of a BB) and put the rubber back on really fast before it gets hard and push firmly. About cleaning the glue, either get a solution for glues (stuff that turns hardened glue back to liquid) or clean alcohol.