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4 years ago#1
I'll buy a red 3DS when it'll comes out and I'll disassemble my blue one and the red one to exchange their case with each other. I'm a little experimented with those kind of thing but this operation would still void the warranty and this is the real downside. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMWpguOMeq8

I would sell the "blue" 3DS afterward or even try to return it at Walmart for a refund. I know they would not take back a console in a box with a different color but I would put the red in the box when they examine it in the electronic department and after that, going to the customer service for a refund, I would swap the 3DSes.

It would be easy and worth it. What do you think Gamefaqs ? Pros ? Cons ?
4 years ago#2
That's a terrible/ dishonest idea. Why don't you just try and sell the 3DS secondhand instead of going through all of that trouble of swapping for the refund? Or better yet, not buying another 3ds.
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4 years ago#3
Forgive me for asking but, what would be the point exactly? To get the ambassador games on a red system I am guessing? If so, just wait for the system transfer feature to be added, then buy a red, transfer your files to it and sell the blue after. No warranties voided. No extra hassles.
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4 years ago#4
That's a terribe idea.
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4 years ago#5
They're going to let you do a 3DS transfer soon which lets you send all your games and ambassador stuff to a different system so you don't have to take apart your 3DS.
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4 years ago#6
Why not just either:

Paint it
Decal it
Replacement case?
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4 years ago#7
That's a terrible/ dishonest idea. Why don't you just try and sell the 3DS secondhand instead of going through all of that trouble of swapping for the refund? Or better yet, not buying another 3ds.

But... I'll lose all my genuinely bought eShop games and I've always wanted a red 3DS since it have been announced.

Forgive me for asking but, what would be the point exactly? To get the ambassador games on a red system I am guessing? If so, just wait for the system transfer feature to be added, then buy a red, transfer your files to it and sell the blue after. No warranties voided. No extra hassles.

Yeah you got it ! It's the best idea of the entire topic but I like challenge.

That's a terribe idea.

Thanks for the feedback.

They're going to let you do a 3DS transfer soon which lets you send all your games and ambassador stuff to a different system so you don't have to take apart your 3DS.

This is what I told to myself years after years with the Wii and it never happened.

Why not just either:

Paint it
Decal it
Replacement case?


1. I'm better at disassembling electronics than painting.
2. Same as 1.
3. Nah... the official thing is better looking

Anyway thanks for all the feedback. If I do this, I'll give you all an update.
4 years ago#8
I think it would be a mistake. It's your gear, if you just want to tinker with it thats fine, but.....if you can afford the risk of breaking something, just buy a red, the system transfer has been addressed. May be a while, but...
Really they do need account transferability.
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4 years ago#9
slaysme420 posted...
I think it would be a mistake. It's your gear, if you just want to tinker with it thats fine, but.....if you can afford the risk of breaking something, just buy a red, the system transfer has been addressed. May be a while, but...
Really they do need account transferability.


Oh yeah they need it fast because it prevent people buying more console since they need to keep the first one they bought.
4 years ago#10
Dude, I think you can just system transfer.
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