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I had a broken NES, a rotary tool, two small hinges, some glue and Alpha Flight's Sasquatch. What I ended up with was a lunchbox that gets all kinds ...
Opening the NES case and pulling out it's guts is pretty easy. Take out all the screws you can find and lift the parts out gently one at a time. The...
Removing the wires from the controller ports is a little more tricky. They will pop out with some effort, but you may just want to clip them off and ...
Once you unscrew the circuit board that these are attached to, they pop off really easily. Save these so that you can glue them back into place later...
I wasn't ready for all these little plastic posts that are inside the bottom part of the case. I couldn't even fit a bag of chips in there like that....
The best way I could think to deal with the posts was with gratuitously unsound use of a rotary tool and a a couple of cutting wheels. This was by fa...
Once the posts were cut off, I ground the nubs down with the rotary's sanding attachment. Now it's nice and roomy in there. I left the 6 larger post...
Adding hinges was pretty simple. Just mark where the holes should go and drill carefully with your smallest bit. The plastic is very pliable and the...
Test it to make sure that it opens and closes smoothly. Mine didn't the first time and I had to reposition the hinges. Also, notice the white boarde...
Now put some lunch in there! You could be really silly and try to feed your sandwich through the old cartridge slot.
Finally, put your new lunchbox in the office fridge (into which it fits nicely) and wait for your coworkers' reactions.
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Posted:Aug 5, 2008
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