UK best place to buy 3DS flashcart? And which cart?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by InfoAddict, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. InfoAddict
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    I want to get a 3DS for SMTIV. It's not getting brought to the UK anytime soon, so I've decided to get a flashcart so I can play it (I will search shops for a compatible console afterwards).

    What shop should I use and which cart shall I buy? I'm settling on an MT Card but I can't tell if the sites on their resellers list are UK based as they display the price is dollars.

    I'd like a quick option, I'm hoping to be playing SMTIV by Friday at the latest :).
     
  2. fatsquirrel

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    As far as I have researched all the shops are based in China. Even some german shops that I checked, were actually shipping from China and not Germany. Same goes for some UK shops I checked.
    So be extra careful when purchasing.
     
  3. GamingAori

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    yeah a lot of shops for europe ships from china. i buy my mt card from the german reseller spielite with paypal.
     
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    damn i wish i would have saw this earlier. I just purchased mine today :(
     
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    Thanks guys. Looks like it will be a wait no matter what if I can't find a UK based site, that's fine, still have plenty to play on other consoles in the meantime!

    Now I have to decide whether I get a 3DS or XL, and whether I buy it used or not. Of course as making sure I get a 4.5 or under.

    Is MT Card definitely the best way to go then? Only one with MultiRom right?
     
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    I'd probably hold off getting a flashcart right now, there's a bit of a fiasco going off on the scene at the minute.
     
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    Yeah, I wouldn't buy one right now, wait a few weeks, it'll save you nerves and money in the end
     
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    Ok. As I said there's no rush for me. I'll be sure to buy the 3DS ASAP though, can't be too sure how many <4.5s are left in the wild!
     
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    yeah, you can put more than one roms on one microsd card, I've updated my 3ds to the latest 7.1.0-16, so i ordered this r4i gold 3ds rts card instead http://www.thegamerdepot.com/buy-wood-r4i-gold-3ds-card-for-3ds-xl3dsdsids-p-150.html it works great running the DS backups on the 3DS.
     
  10. gamesquest1

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    only uk based reseller i know of is teensy, but they only stock the gateway card.......i would suggest waiting a few weeks too, to see whats going with all the rumors before buying any card, especially the gateway card
     
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    Does anyone know if there is some reseller not necessarily located in the UK, but somewhere close to the Netherlands, so I can get it this week without having to pay high shipping fees?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  12. fatsquirrel

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    Youll be best off with nds-card if you dont want to pay high shipping fees. It delivers in about 10 days anyway.
    Patience my young padawan!
     
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    I've seen multiple websites with that price, but the shipping is my main concern. Anything up to €70 or a bit above it would be fine, as long as I get the cart this week. It's a pity that Teensy or the Dutch website Save-Mii don't offer it.
     
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    Hes from Europe, I doubt he will get it in 3 days from USA.
     
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    Well, their website states they ship for free to Europe in 7-10 days, which is faster than from Hong Kong. Also, they have the lowest price I've seen so far. Thanks a lot, I think I will order from them!
    And if I pay 20 more dollar, it should be still here within three days, and the total price stays lower than shipping from Hong Kong using DHL.
     
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    Let me know how it turns out to be. As I am too looking for a good supplier with ''fast'' shipping.
     
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    Okay. I think I won't be using the extra fast shipping though, because I don't think having to wait 4-7 days less is worth 20 bucks. So you will hear from me in a week or two.
     
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    Cheers mate !
     
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    Ah dammit, they only accept visa:angry:. I sent them a message asking if I can pay by using another method, otherwise I have to find a way to pay with someone else's card.
     
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