In this guide, you'll learn how to create hard drive and docking station using an NES cartridge and console. Please vote for us in the "Hack It" contest!

Also, Special Thanks to Dan at http://www.magisterrex.com/ for allowing me to use the pictures of the NES console disessembly! Check out his site as well, he has tons of retro video games and different guides for old school games!

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Tools Needed:

Phillipshead screw driver
USB to SATA cable
USB Extension Cable 
NES Catridge
NES Console
Dremel and/or razor blade/shears
Hot Glue Gun

Step 1: Cartridge Disassembly

First, identify the type of NES cartridge you have and acquire the appropriate screwdriver. One variation uses five flathead screws to hold the cartridge together, while the other variant uses three 3.8mm gamebit screws as well as two plastic tabs.

Now, remove the screws using the correct tools based on your cartridge type. Once the screws are removed, the cartridge can then be easily halved. After the housing has been dismantled, remove and discard of the game's motherboard as this will not be needed.

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