Green Is Good

After yesterday’s post about my Red Ring of Death nightmare, I received my x-clamp conversion kit in the post this morning. Eight screws, eight carbon steel spring washers, eight metal washers and sixteen nylon washers. I couldn’t begin to wonder how a few pence worth of bits from a hardware shop would repair my 360, but I was prepared to give it a try.

Needless to say, the installation of these bits is more than a little fiddly, but so long as you’re organised and patient, it’s not difficult. Here’s the tutorial I used for this part:

I followed the instructions to the letter, plugged everything back in and tested it. Here’s the result:

WOOT! I shall see how long it lasts, but for now – we’re up and running again!

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