need help fixing shoulder button

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  1. kenio8185
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    kenio8185 GBAtemp Regular

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    I broke the r button in my ds internally, i was puttin things back and accidentally hit that switch too hard, now it broke off. I found this off ebay to get a new one but i dunno how to repair it, can someone help me out? Here is the link to ebay for what i need:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...sid=p2759.l1259
     
  2. Kittymat

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    A Miracle!!

    Really these buttons are tiny, the solder pads are under the button so they are virtually impossible to replace, if you are experienced at soldering then I suggest having a go, however if you are not take it somewhere ang get it repaired, as you will only end up destroying the rest of the board
     
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    Agreed they are tiny but you can try it for that price or buy a broken screen/hinge DS and use that mobo from it. Then sell the rest of it as parts and try to recover some of the cost.
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  4. kenio8185
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    well, there is this one guy i know, he's not experienced with soldering ds lites but he is experienced with soldering in general, do you think i should go to him?
     
  5. mercluke

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    before you buy this make sure that when you snapped the button off you didn't accidentally snap off the solder pad as well as that would make it a lot harder to solder.