Yellow snes consoles, how to turn white again!

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Yellow snes consoles, how to turn white again!

Post by cruachan » Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:52 am

Hi there, thought this might be of use to anyone who has consoles yellowed with age! Obviously you would remove the plastic shell a,d submerge in the solution, not the whole console :-)
It might be of no use to you but thought I would post it anyway!

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Post by Dudley » Wed Jul 30, 2008 5:22 am

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Post by firebreather » Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:41 am

Tempted to give it a go, but having read online that hydrogen peroxide may have explosive properties :shock: :lol: i think i`ll steer clear
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Post by random_dave » Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:05 am

I'm gonna give it a whirl, my snes is pretty yellow, and if I can get them open (I only have a 4.5mm gamebit, not 3.8) i have some games that could do with a dunk

I'm thinking of something rubbish as a test game

If it works and people are too scared to do it they can send me the games and I'll do it
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Post by acharris05 » Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:48 am

Hi, here was my solution to a really yellow SNES:

Snes Pic 1

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Snes Pic 3

I was happy with the results of this job.
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Post by nwosteve » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:02 am

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Post by ToxieDogg » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:27 am

Dudley wrote:Tippex.
:lol: :lol: Beat me to it, Duds
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Post by woody.cool » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:38 am

firebreather wrote:Tempted to give it a go, but having read online that hydrogen peroxide may have explosive properties :shock: :lol: i think i`ll steer clear
Oatex Ear Drops have Hydrogen Peroxide in them! :shock:
I suppose if it can shift ear wax, it must be able to shift other types of dirt.
But you won't catch me using it, I have a skin complaint, which Hydrogen Peroxide agrivates.

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Post by random_dave » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:39 am

acharris05 wrote:Hi, here was my solution to a really yellow SNES:

Snes Pic 1

Snes Pic 2

Snes Pic 3

I was happy with the results of this job.
The dark grey panel needs some colour, doesn't fit with the light plastic and royal blue, imo

I thought about painting mine, but it;s a bit, wrong?
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Post by cruachan » Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:58 am

The main factor in the process listed is sunlight!!!!

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Post by Xesh » Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:31 pm

firebreather wrote:Tempted to give it a go, but having read online that hydrogen peroxide may have explosive properties :shock: :lol: i think i`ll steer clear
That's because hydrogen peroxide is unstable. The chemical formula for it is H2O2. Basically water with an extra oxygen atom. When exposed to sunlight the extra oxygen 'breaks' off. We all know that oxygen is flammable, don't we? That also explains why it is always stored in a brown bottle (it slows down the breakdown of the chemical).

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Post by C=Style » Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:39 pm

I've got this nasty feeling that the 360's are gonna go this horrible yellow colour.
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Post by random_dave » Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:27 am

they'll have stopped working and MS will have abandoned it a good few years before that happens though, so they can just go in the bin :-)
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Post by video-gamer-girl » Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:17 pm

My Ntsc Snes is not yellowed, only my uk one because i never kept that in the box
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Post by woody.cool » Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:41 pm

video-gamer-girl wrote:My Ntsc Snes is not yellowed, only my uk one because i never kept that in the box
I have two UK SNESes - the one in the box (SF2 turbo bundle) is nice. But the other, which has no box for it, is as yellow as anything. It looks like it came from a smoker's home, but none of us smoke :lol:

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