Need help with broken charger plug

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  1. MegaIDK
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    Broke charger plug thing, I have another 3DS though, and it's broken so I'm thinking of using its plug to replace the broken one. I've seen it from the inside already, and it looks like a very simple part, like its only soldered from all sides. Should I do this? Or is the risk too big?
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  2. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Depending on your soldering ability. Ive changed them before.
     
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    Then can I send it to someone who knows how to solder but probably never soldered a 3DS before?
     
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    Yep, all it should take is a fairly professional computer repair person with entry level soldering skills to fix it for you.
     
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    If you were in the states I could have done it, I'm sure there a shop of some sorts locally you could find.
     
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    Nice! That's just what I wanted to read. OK then, now I just need to take off these screws that don't want to come off (not the ones that hold the back plate that protects the battery, I know they don't come off). Are there any tips for unscrewing you people can give me?
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    #00 phillips head screw driver is all you need...
     
  9. MegaIDK
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    Well, I have a screwdriver here that I took two of them off (not counting the cartridge slot screw) with but can't unscrew the rest. Is it good or should I really buy a #00 one?
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Get the #00 one or you will strip your screws, which will require you to use a drill at that point...
     
  11. MegaIDK
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    Welp, I really don't want that. So I'm going to buy this #00 screwdriver, but are they known as #00 here in Brazil as well? If yes then should I ask for "number 0" or something?
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    I assume so, no you need#00 not #0 they are 2 different things.
     
  13. MegaIDK
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    Hm. So I should ask for number zero zero then? I'll go buy one.
     
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