GBA SP in a DS case

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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by argelfraster » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:34 am

I love that the case ramps up into the screen, looks mad retro. I just have a question about that ramp though, is bondo strong enough on its own to hold out? In my experience bondo is a weak filler that should only be used for small cracks and such, while a putty is something that could be used to fill in larger holes like that.

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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by metrolf » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:55 am

I'm using something called steel-epoxy, made to repair metal and stuff so it's probably very strong ;) Anyhow, what I did was not completely remove the plastic piece, but I trimmed it down and added the epoxy on top of it, so it's still in there, backed up with some hotglue from the inside :P
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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by ModderMan » Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:18 pm

That loos so cool!
I hope you can get it to work :mrgreen:
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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by Diminuendo » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:18 pm

this looks really nice but i dont understand why you made it so this thing will never fit into a pocket again

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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by ProgMetalMan » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:48 pm

Headphone plug, ergonomics, aesthetics, and for the sake of experience.
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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by metrolf » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:32 pm

Progmetalman pretty much got the idea, and seeing as I usually dont bring my gameboy whereever I go anyway, it's not a problem for me whatsoever and if I were to do that; a SP doesn't fit all to well in my pocket anyways ;) Maybe I'll get a micro...
And by the by, I ordered a used, scratched and PINK backlit SP yesterday so maybe I'll get it working soon aswell! :)
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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by Epic Lavalamp » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:48 pm

This project is sick man! I just logged on to these forums for the first time in ages to give a gbc calculator video tut, but when I found this my jaw dropped. Too bad that first version you made didn't work b/c that case was insanely nice, but I like the revision too. Keep up the good work man, this definitely gave me some inspiration to start a new project.

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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by Sun-Wukong » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:12 am

This looks really cool. Are you still planning on finishing it? I realize the last update was a while back, but you still appear to be relatively active on the forum...
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Re: GBA SP in a DS case

Post by metrolf » Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:40 am

Sun-Wukong wrote:This looks really cool. Are you still planning on finishing it? I realize the last update was a while back, but you still appear to be relatively active on the forum...
Thanks, and to answer your question; Yeah, absolutely! :P The reason I stopped is because the backlit SP I ordered to replace the one I broke never came, so about six months went by and the hope finally faded. Now I have finally gotten a backlit SP, and all I need to do really is cut it apart, trim it and wire everything up. Pretty messy and tiresome work. Don't expect to see any work done before the holidays tho, being a student takes most of my time and all of my motivation to work on anything other than school-stuff :| I'll try my hardest to get it done before the end of the year!
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