Where to buy an N3DS (preferably non-xl) from under 9.2 FW?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by OctopusRift, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. OctopusRift
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    I'm in the US and I want to run Reinand so I can do's an exploit. Don't ask. I wont tell for... 4 or so days.
     
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    You're gonna want to search pawn shops if you don't have any stores that would be considered low-traffic for consumers in your area. For example, KMart is a low-traffic store in my area, which means that the stock there would be more likely older since they aren't selling as many. If you can't find it anywhere in a local area, your best bet would be on ebay and try to find a 3DS with a lower firmware specifically.
     
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    I have a bunch of new and old 3ds xl and non xl both hard modded and not hard modded what are you looking for? I either have it or can get it
     
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    Are you the guy who can hardmod N3DS here at GBATemp? If so, let's work something out.
     
  7. irvinscastle

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    my buddy works at a pawn shop, he gets old firmware shit a lot.
     
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    For hard mods I work exclusively with @hundshamer for all mods and repairs. I simply do the software side but hard mods are available with every unit I sell
     
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    Well, if you'd live in germany, i would say that in my gamestop are several used n3ds with FW=<9.2 for sale
     
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    but thanks brah
     
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    Software side I'm good. Still learning, but steadily moving upward. All I want is to send my N3DS out to get hardmodded. Wanted to get a quote. Do you offer that service?

    OP - just do what I did and spend a day sifting through stores. I went to about 5 different shops till I found one at a Gamestop. I simply asked for the clerk to look through the barcodes to find one fitting the 9 2 or below versions based off of this thread: https://gbatemp.net/threads/n3ds-xl-firmware-by-version-number.381479/

    Won't take too long if you live in near a city. Check the obscure places - Sam's Club, Kmart, Target, etc. They will be the ones with older firmware N3DS.
     
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    He was referring you to me for the hardmod service. PM me for details.
     
  13. Reisyukaku

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    get them off amazon like i do
     
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    really? what FW?
     
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    Pew! *Out of the bag*
    I think, when you buying now a non XL from Amazon, it's a crapshoot. Mine was with 9.2 but only because I bought a MH4U n3ds XL and they came all with 9.2.

    Try to ask at every gamestop, if you can try their n3DS out. When you have bad luck, check every store, preferably low traffic stores where they sell them the serial number.


    Good luck.
     
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    I do the same thing, got to know that your looking for :grog:
     
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    Might be an idea to check eBay. That's where mine came from, not a private seller, but rather an independent business with an eBay shop. They're more likely to be helpful with checking serial numbers/FW versions if it means they'll get a sale.
     
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    I found another place with 9.0 red units. I'll throw my offer of $36 shipped over retail if anyone wants one
     
  19. OctopusRift
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    im going to price match with kmart but I appreciate the stuff