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I have a 4th generation touch...The screen is completely cracked...Not to the point where it's unusable but there are places you can see under the glass.....I was wondering if it's
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    Default Worth Fixing Or.....?
    I have a 4th generation touch...The screen is completely cracked...Not to the point where it's unusable but there are places you can see under the glass.....I was wondering if it's worth fixing or just go out and buy a newer 5th generation model? I also need to have the battery swapped out as that no longer holds a charge....So can I get some people's thoughts....

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    I'd just get a new one. Those iPods are notoriously difficult to fix.

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    Would you recommend a repair service?

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    Depending how quick ya want it. Cowboy could fix it for ya he's a mod on here

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Depending how quick ya want it. Cowboy could fix it for ya he's a mod on here
    Any idea how much he charges?

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    Send him a pm

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    Sent him a PM...Just waiting to hear back...Any places online you all can recommend?

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    its very difficult to fix i pod on any breakage of it. if screen gets damaged you will have to replace it there is no other solution for this problem......
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    Here's the thing alot of places are charging me $100+ to fix it...I am saying if you were in a situation such as mine...Broken screen and needing a new battery would you do it or just say screw it?

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    I'd pay someone else to fix it.

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    Apple charges $99 for out of warranty repairs on that model. Any size or color. Cowboy will be cheaper though.
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    Get a new one,the iPod is not easy to fix,also a screen is not a small cost.

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    http://iosrepairs.com/index.php
    Check out this site. $80 for screen, $45 for battery. Not sure how the prices compare with other websites. My friend did a screen in a 4th gen, they aren't too hard. The battery involves soldering and a lot more work. If you do the screen yourself and pay for the battery you'd probably be better off as far as money goes.
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    Btw, screen replacement kits cost 20 bucks on eBay or other websites.

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    Yeah. This repair wouldn't be worth it to try to do yourself. Very delicate procedure, especially to someone who has never done one before. I charge $65 at my shop though for the screen replacements and I don't do the batteries. Still need to find the time to practice my soldering.
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