Cheapest place to buy Gateway / Downgrading..??

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  1. Kenneth196
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    Hi all,

    Sorry if this question has been asked a million times in the past. Can someone tell me what website offers the cheapest price on Gateway to the U.S.? I'm not too concerned with getting it in a timely manner, just the cheapest if possible.

    Also, I'm on a 9.2 3DS XL... do you guys suggest that I stay where I'm at or downgrade to 4.5 (I guess the only benefit is to launch Gateway offline, although I read that it's possible to do with an android app. But I'm usually at home when I play my 3DS so may not be a huge deal).

    Thanks!!

    Oh... if I do stay on 9.2 and don't ned the blue card, could I give it to someone else with a 3DS and can they use it as a regular DS flashcard?
     
  2. ravihpa

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    Well, the cheapest would be...

    http://www.eachmall.me/goods-30962-30962.html

    After that it used to be YeahGeek...

    http://www.yeahgeek.com/gateway-3ds...3ds-flashcard-play-backup-3ds-roms-p-722.html

    But I guess they've increased their price.

    Another good one is...

    http://www.peachds.com/?product=/gateway-3ds/

    and

    https://www.playmods.co.uk/en/gateway-3ds-ultra-v-3.html

    I have read good feedback about all the above websites, but nonetheless, I would suggest you search around here and be content with yourself before placing the order :)

    Edit: PeachDS ships from US, so I guess you'll receive it faster :)

    Edit II: Out of all the above, the obvious choice would be PeachDS at $62.99 + $3 shipping = $65. Since I read some good reviews/feedback about them and they ship from the US, so you'll receive it faster :)
     
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    Thanks! I like that Eachmall is around $57 with free shipping. I may go with them but I'll search around like you stated to make sure they're still legit. Thanks!
     
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    I highly suggest peachds got mines in two days using USPS priority mail since there in California. Shipping was only 5$ compared to their 3$ first-class option.
     
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    I would highly suggest you this Kenneth196. Ordering from China might take 3 to 4 weeks and then if something bad happens, you're SOL. The extra $7 you'll be saving with eachmall really ain't worth the trouble/headache. Think it through :)
     
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    Ah good point... I didn't think about it that way. PeachDS it is!
     
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    SonyUSA is selling one brand new for $50, and he's from US. He had 5, he already sold 4. Hurry :)
     
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    I wouldn't go for it anyways no way to tell if its real or not and the member has under 500 posts (though that does not mean too much)
     
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    Hmm... Well, he already sold 4. He can ask those other members about it's legitimacy, and I thought SonyUSA was "good". Isn't he kinda a well known figure around here?
     
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    This. I ordered a "cheap" Sky3DS from a Chinese site on March 23, and there's still no sign of it. The tracking information seems to indicate it's in limbo.
     
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    Sony is trusted. The amount of posts means nothing.. Other than they're not bs posts like those with over 3000... Yeaaahhhh
     
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    Sony!!!! Still got it for sale??
     
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    Yes, one left! PM me your zip code and I'll double check shipping if you're interested.
     
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    Go for it :)

    Edit: Lol, you didn't PM him earlier? Only reason I tagged him to my post was so you could PM him since you couldn't access his sale thread.

    Anyways, am glad you're getting a good deal :)
     
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    Thanks for introducing me to the deal :) I was thinking about PMing her but eh, thought I'd just be patient and let her see the post. We're communicating now. :)
     
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    Lol patient? He already had another buyer, but that buyer went to sleep and told him he'll mail him the account details tomorrow coz it was "sleepy time" :P You got really lucky dude.
     
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    Oh wow lol. Really lucky indeed. Guess the phrase "You snooze, you lose" comes to mind. Hope that buyer doesn't start to troll me for buying his gateway lol
     
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