Someone's giving away a red ring 360 on craigslist

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by Recorderdude, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Recorderdude
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    Recorderdude Musician, Animator, Buffoon.

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    hey, guys. So I saw this on my local craigslist:

    Xbox red ringed (place)

    Date: 2011-04-05, 6:14PM EDT
    Reply to: [do you think i'll let you guys get it? [​IMG]]

    My xbox got red ringed, and I bought another. This doesn't include any chords/games/controllers...just the broken console. Which has red ringed once before idk if it can be fixed. Call me at XXX-XXX-XXXX

    would it be worth it to pick this up? can it be fixed easily? thanks.

    EDIT: Also someone else local is giving away 2 PSPs and 360 games to "people in need"...I wonder how needy I could sound [​IMG]
     
  2. MFDC12

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    giving away? as in giving for free? i dont see any reason not to pick it up. if it can get repaired you get a 360, if it doesnt you can still sell on ebay for some money [​IMG]

    i havent done a rrod repair, but they dont seem too hard (maybe execpt reflow, but that still doesnt look too hard)

    man i wish people gave that kind of stuff for free round here haha
     
  3. Joe88

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    depends on how bad it is rrod
    some boxes take very little effort to get working and will keep working
    while others are as stubborn as a mule

    anyway its probably gonna need a reflow
     
  4. Recorderdude
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    Hey, OK. I guess it couldn't hurt.

    I emailed the guy but he hasn't got back yet - he did say to call him though. I might try that.

    And if I DO claim it, be assured that I'll be trying to fix it. [​IMG]
     
  5. Unoalpho

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    indeed
     
  6. Nujui

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    Is my xbox like the lucky one? I've had it for like 3 years and it's never red ringed.
     
  7. Joe88

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    that really depends how much and how long you use it at a time
    it happens over a long period a time due to constant stress (heat) mainly from the gpu
     
  8. The_Hulkster

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    My first box went RRoD in under 30 minutes. Guess that was just bad luck.
    Got a new one though [​IMG]
     
  9. Linkiboy

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    My first xbox (2007) red ringed after 6 months... but that was with some intense gaming. 5+ hours a night in hot Florida weather.
     
  10. yifan_lu

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    Wow, I wish I live where you live.
     
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