Taking apart Nintendo DS lite.

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  1. Tronic56
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    Hey there everybody!

    As you already know nintendo has come up with this strange tri-wing screws.
    So, is there any way to unscrew the tri-wing without a tri-wing screwdriver?
    I have tried the tip with the pen but it didn't work for me. If you know another way please tell me :)
     
  2. Sychophantom

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    Tri-wings are a dollar or so on DX.com, but I've had luck with those little "precision" screwdriver sets you can pick up in most dollar stores.

    You'll have better luck with the tri-wing.
     
  3. Tronic56
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    I just can't wait till Monday for the shops to open :P
     
  4. Kiaku

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    Usually a flat-head screw driver the right size might do the trick.
     
  5. Tronic56
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    I tried with the smallest i had but nahh...
     
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    Best to just wait for the tri-wing screwdriver, not worth the risk of stripping the screws with other screwdrivers.
     
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    What if i open up the lid (broke the screws) and then screw it back with the philips head screws that are hidden under the battery?
     
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    Won't be enough, there's these long tri wing screws, my best bet is you should get a tri wing screwdriver, they are about 1-3$, cheap as hell and it goes for any nintendo console.
     
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    Too late bro's :( The screwes are enough stripped :/
     
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    Thats what you get for not waiting and using the correct tools.
     
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    Ah man i took my DS apart with a Black & Decker :P Really!