Most authentic shell replacement?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Jm9760, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Jm9760
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    I'm looking to get a black shell replacement for my white ds lite that has a crack in the hinge. I want one that looks as close to the original as possible and includes all parts (including the screen frames). I saw the ones by wiiroom that looked really good, but he doesn't seem to be a seller on ebay any more. So I was wondering what my best option was? Thanks for any help!
     
  2. ShakeBunny

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    Nope
    You can actually buy official Nintendo shells. That is about as authentic as you can get. I wouldn't trust ebay to find them as most knock-offs claim to be the real deal.
     
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    Nope
    I would keep looking for the real thing. Even the best of off-brand shells are not without there flaws. Also, why do you need the frames?
     
  5. UltraMagnus

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    if you are going to replace the shell anyway, why not get a unusual 3rd party one instead?
     
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    I guess I could go with a third-party one. Do you have any recommendations?
     
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    i have gotten replacement cases for both the original ds and the ds lite from dealextreme all four times no one but me knew or could tell. they aren't prefect but pretty close to it and really cheap if you end up not liking it wont be that big of a deal or waste of money
     
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    I saw the ones on dealextreme, but this is my only complaint:

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    See how the bottom screen frame is still white but everything else is black? I'm trying to avoid this if possible. Do any of them come with the frame for the bottom screen?

    EDIT: Nevermind, in the comments it's said that it comes with both, so I think I'm just going to order that one.
     
  9. ShakeBunny

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    Nope
    Just get a black shell and mix and match. You could keep using your white buttons. That would make the frames match the rest of the DS.
     
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    Mm I currently have the Legend of Zelda housing sitting on my desk while waiting on my desk and waiting for DX to reply about the wrong shipment they gave me. I really ordered the Pikachu housing