New 3ds XL Backplate Replacement (UK)

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Subhaan2703, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Subhaan2703
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    Anyone know if you can replacement New 3ds xl backplates in the UK? I saw them in the US nintendo store but I need a metallic blue one.
     
  2. Paul N Andrea Bristall

    Paul N Andrea Bristall Newbie

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    Jul 7, 2016
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    To be fair, by the time you pay shipping from outside the UK you are going to be looking at £14 at the least probably, especially for the blue one.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Repla...hash=item2a68571993:m:mqwoTNtHUQSTrf0ogNMFV0Q

    The whole casing for £16.69, personally i would purchase that, keep the battery cover and top cover, then sell the left over housing on eBay as there will be someone out there with a snapped hinge who would just want the top and bottom inside sections. (i/e someone who has had their battery and top covers custom painted or as i saw the other day one that was LOL "flocked")
     
  3. Subhaan2703
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    They are for o3ds xl; i am looking for a new 3ds xl plate.
     
  4. Gara

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    Have you tried calling nintendo support? I have heard some success stories of getting replacement battery covers that way even on limited editions. Grab me a green animal crossing cover would ya? :P
     
  5. Subhaan2703
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    I guess i'lll have a go ;)
     
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