Question about a DS Lite shim...

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by astrangeone, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. astrangeone
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    Yeah, another weird situation. The same cousin who asked about slot-2 versus slot-1 flashcarts decided that he wanted a shim underneath his D-Pad and other buttons - like mine. I made mine using white glue and the kelvar in a floppy diskette. It does help when you are playing Mario Kart or Mortal Kombat - he has both games, and wants me to do it to his machine.

    Problem is, I don't have any floppy disks left (most of mine were thrown out in a hissy fit by my mother), and I reason why I used kelvar is because it won't fray/left stuff behind when used. I thought of using cardboard/whatever, but as the system ages, the cardboard/whatever will shed weirdness into the machine.

    So, got any ideas of what I can use? I'm not going to buy an entire fucking box of floppy disks just so I can do this to his machine.

    Update: He did buy an Acekard 2i for himself, instead of relying on flashme and his slot 2 flashcard.
     
  2. _Chaz_

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    I didn't know one could still buy floppy discs.


    I can't really think of anyhting that would work better.


    EDIT: Do you think you coulD post instructions on how you did this? I'd like to know and I'm too dumb to figure it out myself.
     
  3. XWolf

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    Daft question maybe but... Shim?
     
  4. Lord Ned

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    My guess is he's created a cross-shaped piece and stuck it between the buttons and the pad so that the buttons are a little tighter/bigger press response.
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    Actually, I believe that it's used to make the pad act more like a joystick. It makes quarter-circle or half-circle combo movements a lot easier.
     
  6. astrangeone
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    astrangeone GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yep. I'd post a tutorial, possibly after my exam. [​IMG]