Disc repair services?

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  1. TwinRetro
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    Okay, so I bought this xbox 360 with a crapton of games. I thought I was getting a good deal, but I got set up with a whopper.

    Pretty much every one of these discs are scratched to the point that they won't play in the 360 (it's not the drive, I have a copy of Black Ops that works just fine.)

    So I have about 14 games, and they all need to be buffed. I know there are cheaper alternatives than Gamestop. I found this place online (http://www.wefixcds.com/pricing.cfm?mode=pricing), and thats the cheapest i have seen. Is there any cheaper? Or is there a service that won't charge me for return shipping?

    Thanks for the help in advance.
     
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    Did you check any of your local game stores? I know the game store in my town (that is not gamestop) does it pretty damn cheap
     
  3. TwinRetro
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    I checked some. All of them were same as GS $5 a disc.

    I'll keep checking though.
     
  4. 431unknown

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    I'm not too sure how well it works for 360 discs as I have not had to use it on them but what about one of those game doctor buffers you can buy? I think they only cost like 20$. How bad are the scratches? Light or was someone playing frisbee with those suckers?
     
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    If it's just light scratches then toothpaste is the way forward [​IMG]
    If they're abit O.o then buy yourself a buffer, it'll benefit you more in the longer run.
     
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    Someone told me to use toothpaste once, It made my game look like someone rubbed sandpaper all over it.
     
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    Some of them have light scratches, most of them look like they have never seen the inside of a disc case since they were removed from it, and one looks like they tried their own buff job with a dremel.

    So...I consider buying one of those disc doctors for $20...and I MIGHT get the scratches out of the disc, or I can pay $40+shipping to the site mentioned previously, and be sure that the scratches come out...I just don't know if I have the scratch for it (yes, pun intended)
     
  8. 431unknown

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    If the site guarantees they can get the scratches out then its a no brainer. Honestly tho they are probably paying some china man 10 cents to do what you could do your self.
     
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    I wouldn't even bother with them there is no guarantee at all. I'd take the chance with the 20$ buffer.
     
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    I found a place here that will do it for $2 a disc, so its all good i guess.
     
  11. 431unknown

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    Cool, good luck with it. I hope they fix 'em for you.
     
  12. TwinRetro
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    Better yet I found a place that does $10 unlimited per year. awesome deal.
     
  13. Devante

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    Google some solutions and then try them.
    I'm sure you can fix it yourself.