What can I do with a nandmod?

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    thisisallowed 中国御宅族

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    Title. Does it make it easier to get the OTP? Do I don't have to worry about bricks?
    I'm doing one since my 3DS is bricked.
     
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    3DS hardmod is only another method to write a NAND.bin to your SysNAND, without needing to boot up the system.

    If you never had a NAND.bin from that specific 3DS, you're out of luck. Otherwise, you can use a hardmod to unbrick that bricked 3DS.

    In that case, there won't be any more risk trying to get the OTP from your system, because you can easily unbrick with the hardmod method.
     
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    thisisallowed 中国御宅族

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    I have a NAND.bin from gateway 3.0.1, so I should be fine.
     
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    Then yes, you'll definitely want to install a hardmod on your system so you can flash that NAND.bin to your SysNAND to unbrick, then try again.
     
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    thisisallowed 中国御宅族

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    Try again what? I got bricked from trying sysupdater in CAKESFW before there was a way to disable FIRM patching.
     
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    Hardmod your console, flash NAND.bin to your SysNAND to recover from the brick, and then try updating (did you mean downgrading?) again with firmpatch disabled.
     
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    I would certainly recommend it, got mine done professionally by @gamesquest1

    It is worth paying for a service, the quality of the work is like from a shop
     
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    thisisallowed 中国御宅族

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    I'm going to a shop since i'm not in the US. That shop does RGH so they know how to solder.
     
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    You can fuck anything but really dont fuck anything.
    Any brick can be solved in 10 minutes. Of course,you can test any un-finished program or exploit like A9LH,downgrades,etc. Of course,if you update the console,you can downgrade it restoring a NAND backup.