3DS Replacement Case - where art thou?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Closet Nerd, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Closet Nerd

    Closet Nerd Advanced Member

    Dec 6, 2011
    United States
    It's been well over a year since 3ds's release in all regions. Where the hell are the replacement cases? I'm aware of the fact that the 3ds is a pain in the ass to assemble/disassemble, but there is definitely a market for these things.

    I've seen one company with them for sale, but they are launch colors and cost close to $50.

    I wish a company would take my money. :ninja:
  2. Kikirini

    Kikirini Zelda Fangirl

    May 18, 2011
    United States
    Vermont, USA
    If not replacement cases, replacement parts at least.
    Seeing as many people are destroying their circle pads/screens/etc...
  3. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    Give it time. They will come.
  4. mjax

    mjax GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 8, 2010
    Circle pad module is available: http://www.dealextre...tendo-3ds-67562
    Screens too (Used): http://www.dealextre...ond-hand-110894

    Some of the other repair parts that I have found:
    3DS Top Screen (Used): http://www.dealextreme.com/p/replacement-top-screen-display-for-nintendo-3ds-100085
    3DS Bottom Screen (Used): http://www.dealextre...ond-hand-110945
    Digitizer: http://www.dealextre...endo-3ds-108798
    IRDA module: http://www.dealextre...endo-3ds-108820
    Wifi Network card: http://www.dealextre...en-board-105699
    Flex Cable: http://www.dealextre...tendo-3ds-81116

    Factories in China, Y U NO 3DS Replacement shell? D:
  5. The Milkman

    The Milkman GBATemp's Official Asshat Milkman

    Jan 12, 2011
    United States
    Throwing milk at the bitches!
    Didn't we start seeing DS Lite shells after EVERYONE, bought aleast 3? Maybe we'll start seeing them when it gets more sales or about one and a half years.
  6. Themanhunt

    Themanhunt GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 11, 2011
    Yeah I need some housing...dont want my Zelda to get scratched - the reason why I haven't let it out of its case for the last 3 months.
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