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Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by jaderocc, Jan 24, 2017.

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    tryna play pokemon ds games via flashcart on a new 3ds 11.2 w a9lh/luma. most people seem to say the r4i gold rts is the way to go. when i look online, almost every site seems super sketchy or is out of stock. can anyone recommend another card, or confirm the r4i recommendation? and can anyone link a safe site to order from that won't take a month to get it to me if i'm on the east coast? thanks!!
     
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    They look super sketchy, but that is to be expected. Take it from me @Sketchy1

    Jokes aside, their outlawed in the US anyway. Can't exactly expect them to look legit if their all illegal :rofl2:. Modchips direct is a good place.
     
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    I was in the very same boat as you a couple of weeks ago. After a lot of trawling, I found out that these guys ---> http://r4ids.cn/ are gbatemp sponsors and very well regarded by the community here. I wouldn't put my card details into that website though as it uses insecure (non https) pages. If you complete an order, you'll get an order number and instructions to email it over to them, they then generate a PayPal funds request.

    They have to be a bit sketchy about taking the PayPal payment as PayPal will suspend their account if they find out they are selling flashcarts. Equally, it's in their interest to make sure you get what you order because if you have an issue you'd end up contacting PayPal about the transaction.

    They got my card to me within 7 days of my PayPal payment.
     
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    solid, thanks yall!
     
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    ight i appreciate yalls suggestions, but im not really tryna wait a month and a half to play some games. due to cny, nds-card orders won't ship until early to mid february, on top of that it'll take upwards of 5 weeks to get here. like i said. not tryna wait that long. anybody able to recommend a us based shipper (or one that doesnt celebrate cny??) that i'd be able to get the card that i ordered, within maybe 2 weeks, and that won't upcharge or do random sketchy shit like a lot of the ones in the list on the r4i site have been reported to do??? i'm aware these sites exist in a legal gray area and can't be so openly sold so some sites will seem sketchy, but if anyone can vouch for any i'd really like to know. thanks yall :^)
     
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    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    I ordered mine from the same site suggested by others and got in within 10 days. Even if the expected shipping says a month from now I guarantee you'll get it much sooner.