Permanent scratch/dent on switch?

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  1. WarioTails358
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    So I took my switch out this morning to play some Mario Kart and noticed this little dent on my switch, on the front of the system to the right on the side that isn't part of the screen. I have a picture as well. It's the bottom middle of the picture. Is this Removable or do I have to stick with this forever? It's pretty small but I'm one of those overly sensitive people who feel a little nervous seeing a scratch on a system they only owned for a month or forever.
     
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    The shell isn't tough at all. I've got quite a few small dents/scratches on my system, and I'm not even rough with it.
     
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    I've treated mine very gingerly and have been lucky to not scratch it. Got a tempered glass screen protector, a shell for handheld use, I dock the switch with a stand and a USB c extension cable, and anytime I take it out I use a carrying case. you can't really fix it, but replacement shells for both the switch and joycon are already popping up on AliExpress, so in the future if it gets too bad you can replace it.
     
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    Is the screen tougher than the shell and less prone to scratches?
     
  5. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Probably a bit stronger than the wii u game pad and 3ds screens, unless they used better ones in the newer systems, New 2ds xl. Still I found this if anyone didn't know if the dock thing was a problem. I haven't had problems with my dock but I got some mystery scratches, and wonder if is something related to collected dust trash of some kind in my room.

     
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    My SFANS comes soon :)
     
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    Oh, you have one pre-ordered? I see is a nice thing to have, but the price though, might be a turn off to lots of people. Hope you can give a review of it, even if is short. :)
     
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    what a joke,people too cheap to pay high price for it :hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth::hrth:
     
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    It's cheaper then buying the Nintendo dock and it's cheaper to buy it now before the official release, it will go up (the SFANS).
     
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    Once you buy the Switch Mini it's going back in the drawer anyways.
     
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    Damn that sucks. I have been rough with my switch (not on purpose) and its still in pristine condition.. I guess it must be a rare build.. Must list it for 12000 on ebay..
     
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    I'd be willing to bet I could find a small scratch or two on your system(s).
     
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    Pfft like i would let anyone near this rare machine!

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    But on the real. I do have one mark on the kick stand door.
     
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