Is it easy to change the shell case of a GBA SP?

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    I have two GBA SPs (unfortunately they're both the AGS-001) and have been thinking about replacing the cases since they're pretty banged.

    The shell cases on Aliexpress (NES + Zelda cases would be my picks) are sold at good prices but never done such a thing myself and then if it works out, I'd order an AGS-101 screen from them too.

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  2. GreatCrippler

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    It's not difficult, just take your time, and it's an easy process. I have done a couple, and it is worth noting that the replacement cases do feel a bit cheaper.
     
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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Compared to n(3)ds it's piece of cake
     
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    They feel cheaper, like how?
     
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    Cheaper plastic used. It's not unbearable or anything, it's just a lesser quality plastic.
     
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    Do you have any recommendations of better shell cases?
     
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    Just be carful when taking out the L and R triggers, I heard many people get pricked by them
     
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    Other than spending way more on an actual SP, or case, then no. All of the replacement ones I have seen are lesser quality.
     
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