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Default Just bought a "spares/repairs" - looking good?

Okay, I am not one to complain, even if I buy a dud, I am man enough to know that I have free will, and that I accepted that something was bought with some element of risk... BUT...

I'd like to know your verdict on my latest purchase, and the likelihood of it being a feasible repair; I only want this thing for the stunning camera:

My buy ---> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1612214662...84.m1439.l2649

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There's no way of telling what is working and what isn't on that device. I personally wouldn't buy it but that's just me.

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There's no way of telling what is working and what isn't on that device. I personally wouldn't buy it but that's just me.
I agree, based on the auction description there is no way of having any idea why its broken or what it will take to get it working. You can end up spending more money to fix it, than if you had just bought a working one.
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I agree, based on the auction description there is no way of having any idea why its broken or what it will take to get it working. You can end up spending more money to fix it, than if you had just bought a working one.
The owner is extremely courteous and has told me that it has a few "bubbles" on the screen (likely a cheapo digitiser/lcd set), and that it just won't turn on. It's not a King's ransom - 38 - so I just took a punt. I can recover that outlay as a last resort, if it is totally beyond repair. If nothing else, it's another feather in my cap of repair expertise
 
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Sounds like you'd already made up your mind then.

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Sounds like you'd already made up your mind then.

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