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    PSP Housing replacement - anyone? Rep added for help

    Thinking of changing a PSP housing, any shops/services that do it for you?
    I live in Leicester so preferably shops around that area or an online "service" that replaces your housing. Any Ideas?
    Rep added for help!

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    Im in leicester i can do it for you is it the slim or phat model and have you got the housing

    Original Poster

    Ain't got the PSP yet or the housing. As you can see I'm interested in another PSP on this site....Once I've got one in my hands I'll order the housing. I guess that'll take a few weeks.
    Probaly going to be the FAT model.

    Whereabouts in Leicester are you located, and what "guarantee" are you giving? If you mess up the PSP what happens? And I'm talking about changing the ENTIRE housing meaning the faceplate, backplate, battery cover, UMD door, and Chassis.

    Hi,
    its actually surprisingly easy to change it yourself and save yourself some money, if you look on ebay you can pick up the housing in a wide range of colours for around £10- £15 with the tools needed aswell, there are videos on you tube and net showing you step by step how to change it yourself, be brave honestly its really easy
    all the best jake

    bilalbilal;6198425

    Ain't got the PSP yet or the housing. As you can see I'm interested in … Ain't got the PSP yet or the housing. As you can see I'm interested in another PSP on this site....Once I've got one in my hands I'll order the housing. I guess that'll take a few weeks.Probaly going to be the FAT model.Whereabouts in Leicester are you located, and what "guarantee" are you giving? If you mess up the PSP what happens? And I'm talking about changing the ENTIRE housing meaning the faceplate, backplate, battery cover, UMD door, and Chassis.



    I live in ibstock and i have quite a few housing to hand, You cant mess up a psp by changing the housing it is a very simple to do and will only take around 20 minutes or so, I have already done around 50-60 already :thumbsup:

    Original Poster

    imortal;6198510

    I live in ibstock and i have quite a few housing to hand, You cant mess … I live in ibstock and i have quite a few housing to hand, You cant mess up a psp by changing the housing it is a very simple to do and will only take around 20 minutes or so, I have already done around 50-60 already :thumbsup:



    Oooo....Your around half an hour away from me so once I've got my hands on a PSP I'll surely come to you!!! Thanks mate, rep added :thumbsup: Will get back to you ASAP...

    Original Poster

    cuzzy;6198430

    Cheap replacement cases here … Cheap replacement cases here http://www2.dealextreme.com/products.dx/category.603



    Thanks for that mate, was planning to order from their, rep added anyways! :thumbsup:

    Jake1983;6198435

    Hi, its actually surprisingly easy to change it yourself and save … Hi, its actually surprisingly easy to change it yourself and save yourself some money, if you look on ebay you can pick up the housing in a wide range of colours for around £10- £15 with the tools needed aswell, there are videos on you tube and net showing you step by step how to change it yourself, be brave honestly its really easyall the best jake



    Hmmm....I tried fixing my old PSP and totally messed it up :roll: Broke the screen connector and messed up the UMD door. Ended up selling it off as I had no time to fix it...:viking: It seems pretty easy but to be honest I don't think I want to risk it again. Thanks anyways, rep added! :thumbsup:

    Original Poster

    imortal;6198510

    I live in ibstock and i have quite a few housing to hand, You cant mess … I live in ibstock and i have quite a few housing to hand, You cant mess up a psp by changing the housing it is a very simple to do and will only take around 20 minutes or so, I have already done around 50-60 already :thumbsup:



    Oooo. Your around half an hour away from me so once I've got my hands on a PSP I'll surely come to you! :thumbsup: Rep added

    This housing from DX OK for you to replace?
    dealextreme.com/det…257

    bilalbilal;6198878

    Oooo. Your around half an hour away from me so once I've got my hands on … Oooo. Your around half an hour away from me so once I've got my hands on a PSP I'll surely come to you! :thumbsup: Rep addedThis housing from DX OK for you to replace?http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.20257



    No problem pm me nearer the time i work near the city center so you can drop it off to me there and collect it bsck from there if thats easier:thumbsup:

    Original Poster

    imortal;6198971

    No problem pm me nearer the time i work near the city center so you can … No problem pm me nearer the time i work near the city center so you can drop it off to me there and collect it bsck from there if thats easier:thumbsup:



    No offense but How can I trust you?

    bilalbilal;6199744

    No offense but How can I trust you?



    If you can trust anyone with your psp its either imortal or mikebeaver:thumbsup:

    bilalbilal;6199744

    No offense but How can I trust you?



    I will leave it up to you. I know that i am a trustworthy person just trying to help you out

    MarzBarz;6199798

    If you can trust anyone with your psp its either imortal or … If you can trust anyone with your psp its either imortal or mikebeaver:thumbsup:



    :thumbsup: (repped)

    bilalbilal;6199744

    No offense but How can I trust you?



    He's helped me sort out many a PSP.

    bilalbilal;6199744

    No offense but How can I trust you?



    MarzBarz;6199798

    If you can trust anyone with your psp its either imortal or … If you can trust anyone with your psp its either imortal or mikebeaver:thumbsup:



    thesaint;6200176

    He's helped me sort out many a PSP.



    I rest my case

    Original Poster

    Never meant to offend you mate, entirely sorry. By making that comment I just wanted to see any fedback from other memberd which I have found!

    Can you fix PSPs I take it? Just found a very old one lying around but heck its faulty. The UMD open/close mechanism is totally messsed. Directional button flex cable is missing (but ive got a spare new one) and the big screen connector on the motherboard is broken, its like gone in, ive read the connector needs to be removed and the screen needs to be glued/soldiered? If i handed you this PSP with a new gold housing do you reckon you'l be able to fix the faults and replace the brand new housing to make the psp look new?

    Just thought I'd add, you are a experienced PSP'er arent ya? Just taken a look at your feedback and other posts, you've got quite a experience with PSP's.

    O yeah and I'm thinking of just getting another PSP so would you give me the black housing back if you replaced it?

    Original Poster

    Just thought I'd add, you are a experienced PSP'er arent ya? Just taken a look at your feedback itd outstanding

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