so does microsoft even open up xboxs anymore?

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  1. TysonLee

    TysonLee New Member

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    bought an RROD elite xbox from a guy on CL for 20 bucks (with power brick and AV cable). what puzzled me was that the xbox was still in the 3 year period that fixes the RROD for free. but this idiot opened it up and tried the xclamp fix. i have a xbox that has the warranty sticker but is out of the 3 year period. took the sticker off of that one, slapped it on the RROD i bought and put in a warranty claim. i figured the worst that can happen is that they send it back and tell me i voided the warranty. recieved a xbox in the mail yesterday that was not the one i sent in but a working elite model :bowdown:. i guess MS doesnt even open up the xboxs when they recieve them anymore :mamoru:. if they did they would of saw the xclamps removed :dunno:
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    the guy is stupid, people pay 50 bucks for power bricks alone :rofl:
     
  3. TysonLee

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    i bought it knowing i could get more than 20 bucks out of the power brick alone. he even advertised it saying he tried the xclamp fix. usually i stay away from RROD xbox's that have been opened. but for 20 bucks i said fuck it.
     
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    EscapingJail Playing To Win

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    So I had two xboxs that broke over time.

    One with broken DVD drive but otherwise worked fine, and another with E74 error but working modded DVD drive.

    So I was able to remove and re-flash the working DVD drive out of the E74 box and put it in the broken DVD box. Viola new xbox. So I put the broken DVD drive in the broken xbox with NO warranty sticker and sent it to MS.

    And guess what I got in the mail 2 weeks later.

    New motherfucking xbox :rofl:
     
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    Twinsen OT Supporter

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    No. They just send them to a 3rd party vendor that replace them.
     
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    charbaby New Member

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    So where is the best place to get X-clamp materials?
     
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    stkorn97 OT Supporter

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    i get all mine from lowes or home depot
     
  8. TysonLee

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    lowes for the bolts and washers. i get artic silver compound from radioshack by my house. i heard best buy carries it too
     
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    stkorn97 OT Supporter

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    yeah, best buy does have it, saw it there after i ordered it online since radioshacks are scarce around here
     
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    charbaby New Member

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    about how much will it all run me?
    bolts, washers.....paste..I also need the torx driver(s?) to get to it too lol:o
     
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    stkorn97 OT Supporter

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    the parts for me are around 9 or 10 bucks usually but i get extras cause sometimes i need another washer or two it seems. paste is a few bucks usually, and you can search for the kit that is used for opening a 360 and buy that, it has the tool that opens the case itself and a torx wrench
     
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    I just want a 120 hd that matches my Halo edition xbox
     
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    HipHopHead Well-Known Member

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    best buy around here only had some dynex shit.
     
  14. Madness

    Madness Do not let Dr. Mario touch your genitals. He is no

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    fuck he sold an elite with a 120 hd for 20 bucks. what a tard.
     
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    bolts and washers are 6-7 dollars. artic silver 5 paste is 9.99. torx drivers very depending on where you get it. you will need T8 and T10
     
  16. TysonLee

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    that shit sucks. AS5 > dynex
     
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    Works just the same. I've yet to have a box come back to me before 5-6 months. :dunno:
     
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    little OT but what's the best SATA connectivity device to get?
    Xclamping/modding this weekend...
     
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    I didn't even try it, I just got some AS5 on ebay for like $3.
     
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    I sent one in with no sticker and they sent me back the same xbox :wtc:

    I guess the Canadian guys check them :mad:
     
  21. TysonLee

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    did they make you pay shipping?
     
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    Yes :o
     
  23. jero

    jero Let me just put the tip in...

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    Just do the 120gb mod.
     
  24. jero

    jero Let me just put the tip in...

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    I wish i could find a sticker and send in my halo editon. Its pretty fubar, and i use it in another room because even though when you first turn it on it gets the rrod, you turn it on and off a few times and eventually it plays fine.

    If i could find one of those holographic stickers, i prolly could send it in and get a replacement.

    Or ill just wait till it dies. Its been doing this for like almost 2 years, and i thought it was going to die along time ago, but its a champ. Just fucking sucks i have to sit there and turn it on and off like 3-5 times before it boots normal.
     
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