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[Unanswered] How are Refurbished 3DSes?
Old 05-11-2014, 02:27 PM
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I'm planning to get a refurbished 3DS one and I want to know in general how good they really are and if the cosmetics really are that bad like the disappearance of the button letters and all.
Old 05-13-2014, 02:01 PM
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if its refurbished to the max [by nintendo or any serious re-seller] it will look like brand new.
I Bought a refurbished DS Lite from DX.com, looks totally brand new, works like new
but it's refurbished, they tell you so.
you can buy those custom shells on ebay, pretty cheap, and if you know what you're doing then it can look brand new.
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Old 05-13-2014, 02:13 PM
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if its refurbished to the max [by nintendo or any serious re-seller] it will look like brand new.
I Bought a refurbished DS Lite from DX.com, looks totally brand new, works like new
but it's refurbished, they tell you so.
you can buy those custom shells on ebay, pretty cheap, and if you know what you're doing then it can look brand new.
So you're saying that they won't function properly but rather it looks brand new?
Old 05-13-2014, 02:16 PM
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So you're saying that they won't function properly but rather it looks brand new?
read what i said again...
I Said they Work like New, which means, they work like a new console.
If you buy it from a reliable source, i dont see why you should be worried.
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if its refurbished to the max [by nintendo or any serious re-seller] it will look like brand new.
I Bought a refurbished DS Lite from DX.com, looks totally brand new, works like new
but it's refurbished, they tell you so.

you can buy those custom shells on ebay, pretty cheap, and if you know what you're doing then it can look brand new.
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So you're saying that they won't function properly but rather it looks brand new?
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:06 PM
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They usually work properly, but if not, they come with a 1 year warranty if you order from Nintendo. They usually look fine, but the cosmetics are minor, according to Nintendo, so it shouldn't effect the gameplay.

Last edited by andrewjcole; 07-12-2014 at 09:09 PM. Reason: Adding to my solution.