Cool mod, but I wonder how comfortable it would be to play with:
No work involved for you, seen on Etsy for $54.89
Brand new unmodified Xbox 360 wireless controller on Amazon for $36.99
Is it worth saving $17.90 and attempting the modification yourself? Probably not, if the pre done one is done correctly and the person actually sends it. The once concern I have though is that the original Xbox 360 buttons are smooth rounded plastic, which you would be replacing with 9mm brass which has a fairly square edge on it. I could see my thumb being worn raw and developing a classic NES blister… which would be cool to reminisce over for a minute, but then would be annoying.
Thoughts? Have any of you guys done this mod?
Hat tip: Kevin W.