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My Circle Pad Pro Mod for 3dsXL
Old 11-05-2013, 08:46 PM
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I cut away the plastic blocking the cartridge slot and used the extra plastic to make a cover for the hole that was left. Then I made a stylus holder out of an ink pen tube and glued it to the outside. I did all this with a steak knife, a nail file, and super glue. Need to finish sanding and then a couple coats of paint and it should be good. What do you think?




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Old 11-05-2013, 08:50 PM
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They don't work.
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:55 PM
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Yeah, the links aren't working for me.
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:58 PM
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If you click the broken image icon, it takes you to the images.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:09 PM
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OK I added them at the bottom.
Old 11-05-2013, 09:15 PM
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Okay, it works now. It's looking good.
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If you click the broken image icon, it takes you to the images.
It takes me to a unfound web address.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:18 PM
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It takes me to a unfound web address.
Weird. The links didn't work for me but when I clicked the broken images, it took me straight to the photobucket page. Oh well, it's fixed now.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:19 PM
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Ya I copied and pasted the links from the address bar instead of the link bar.
Old 11-06-2013, 08:47 PM
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7 Replies and none about the mod ^_^ sorry I LOLD

It's a nice mod. If you have any material left you could try to weld the new cover in place with acetone. If you are handy you can close the holes almost invisible.

I'm not a big fan of the pen holder, but tha't mainly because I don't see the advantage. i always carry my 3DS pouch with me which has a bigger touch screen pen in it.
The cutaway ismbrilliant though. I don't know why Nintendo din't leave any room to swap games.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:05 PM
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this looks very good, and awesome.
good job!

i myself gonna break my Circle pad pro xl, and add the circle pad from it to the 3DS XL since my circle pad on the 3ds xl is broken.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:01 AM
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That's actually quite easy to do.
Are you just going to replace the nob? Or the entire joystick?
If you replace the entire joystick you should know that the CPPXL stick is rotated 90 degrees compared to the 3DSXL.
There is a possibility that the sticks movement might not be in the rigjt direction when you swap it with a 3DSXL one.

Eighter way, I'm curious how it turns out. I swapped the nobs on my 3DS and CPP and it's quite easy.
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Painted gold to match my upcoming Zelda 3dsxl.

Added after 4 minutes:

The stylus holder just keeps me from losing my stylus because I leave the CPP on all the time, I like the larger feel. I just didn't want to take the console out every time I needed the stylus.

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Old 11-09-2013, 08:55 PM
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That's actually quite easy to do.
Are you just going to replace the nob? Or the entire joystick?
If you replace the entire joystick you should know that the CPPXL stick is rotated 90 degrees compared to the 3DSXL.
There is a possibility that the sticks movement might not be in the rigjt direction when you swap it with a 3DSXL one.

Eighter way, I'm curious how it turns out. I swapped the nobs on my 3DS and CPP and it's quite easy.
i think the nobs...but i dont know....
i'll see.
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:04 PM
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Pretty good, but did you do something to the circle pad? In the gold pictures, it looks blue-ish.
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:12 PM
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No, that pic just came out crappy.
Old 11-09-2013, 11:57 PM
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pretty neat man!

Zelda XL....the Circle Pad is waiting!
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:52 AM
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Painted gold to match my upcoming Zelda 3dsxl.

Added after 4 minutes:

The stylus holder just keeps me from losing my stylus because I leave the CPP on all the time, I like the larger feel. I just didn't want to take the console out every time I needed the stylus.
You're gonna have to take it off for pretty much every game though, because you can't use the R button with it on. You knew that, right? o.O

Cool paint job though.
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:20 PM
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Actually you can, its not as easy as the z triggers, but its still functional. O.o

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Old 11-12-2013, 05:08 PM
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so i did it. the circle pad from the circle pad pro xl was taken and put on the nintendo 3ds xl.


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