DS lite shell replacement(need input)

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by IchigoK2031, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. IchigoK2031
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    IchigoK2031 Wannabe Shirow Miwa...

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    Jul 1, 2008
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    My Tablet
    If anyone has actually done a shell replacement before, I would just like to ask, how easy it was to do, as a first time replace-er

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. gozza

    gozza Advanced Member

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    Dec 25, 2006
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    if have a good understanding for how things work and you read the guides carefully and watch some youtube videos it should be no problem

    there is always a risk
    be carefull when you reattach the lower case
    the power and the volume switch has to be in the right position
     
  3. Atashi

    Atashi Out of the Loop

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    Feb 4, 2010
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    The step-by-step guide here at GBATemp is invaluable, I think.

    The only bit I found to be very fiddly was threading the ribbon cable for the top screen through the hinge - the ribbon cable is delicate and it would be easy to damage it if one gets impatient or tries to force it.

    For the power and volume switches, I found it was very helpful to use a bit of tape to hold them in place on the lower shell half so they wouldn't wiggle around or come out of position when trying to put it together.

    -Atashi
     
  4. IchigoK2031
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    IchigoK2031 Wannabe Shirow Miwa...

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    Jul 1, 2008
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    My Tablet
    alrite, thanks guys.
     
  5. R4Liam

    R4Liam Artsy Dude

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    Jul 7, 2009
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    How did that case turn out for you? im getting the magnum chrome one
     
  6. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    Necrobump much?
     
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