remove smell from 3ds?

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  1. Grantman20
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    I bought a used n3ds last month and since it arrived it has the most horrific lotion smell. What can I do to solve this?

    dumb thread ik.
     
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    Huh. That's something I've never heard before. lol.
     
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    Well, I guess you could give it a nice clean and see if the smell goes away? If not, try to use some scented water or what.
     
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    fill your bath tub with water and soap.
    throw the 3ds in
    cleanse the 3ds
    put the 3ds in a bowl of rice

    profit
     
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    Spray it with febreze and kill the scent!
     
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    Return it? Or just throw it away I sure wouldn't be touching a smelly 3ds
     
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    Are you SURE it's LOTION? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
     
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    hmm... it gives off a Mayonnaise scent :unsure:
     
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    In my job we use a scented chemical known as 'R5' dunno what it's made of but it should remove the scent. Just send the 3DS to me and I'll clean it.
     
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    mine smells like spray paint
     
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    Earth, bro-dude.
    You could get a really good enclosed silicone case--not only with you get rid of the smell, (you're pretty much exchanging one odor for another) but you won't have to touch the beater-mitt buttons. I guess you'll also be protecting your investment.
     
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    and thats exactly why i avoid used things.
    i bought an used ps3 controller once...and jesus christ. on ebay pictures it looked great but when it arrived it had brownish dirt in every small hole or opening there is.
    sticks were slimy, there was some kind of pet hair in the usb connector...

    I put on my gloves and submerged it in disinfectant, wiped with wet tissues, wiped with paper towel, some more purell , wet tissues again and finally a paper towel.
    I put it on the shelve and went to buy a new one. :D
    It hasnt been used to this day , whenever I look at it (even though it looks clean) i get flashbacks of that dirt -.-
     
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    Try Isopropyl alcohol, it cuts through most grease and is 100% sterile - and leaves a very clinical clean smell behind.
     
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    It wont erase your traumas though
     
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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Reuglar alcohol.
     
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    I seriously do have actual questions. Like, how did the smell get there? Why did you buy it if smelled like that? So many questions!
     
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    Ma boi
     
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    To the people recommend the rice, please stop,rice that absorbs water, that is bullshit
     
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    if I were you, I'd flash it with a UV light. maybe lotion isn't the only thing on it. :mellow:
     
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