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Thanks for the info folks, that's definitely an option. Although I did some digging and I found out that you can actually use the old 360 hard drives, the ones with the long enclosure with the old 360 models, and my friend has one from a console that red ringed. From what I gather it is just a matter of getting the hard drive out of the casing and rigging up a way to make it solid when connected and a way to get it out should you ever need to. Anyone have experience with this?
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Thanks for the info folks, that's definitely an option. Although I did some digging and I found out that you can actually use the old 360 hard drives, the ones with the long enclosure with the old 360 models, and my friend has one from a console that red ringed. From what I gather it is just a matter of getting the hard drive out of the casing and rigging up a way to make it solid when connected and a way to get it out should you ever need to. Anyone have experience with this?

Correct. Just disassemble the enclosure and pop it in. Should work just fine; it's a typical SATA connection in the HD bay on the Slim. It might take some effort getting it to plug in since it isn't shaped like the 1st party hard drives for the Slim, but it will work fine. I'd also recommend leaving the Slim on its side instead of standing it up as to prevent unnecessary stress on the SATA port.
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Or you can just buy a 250GB off ebay cheap like I did.
 
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Thanks for the info folks, that's definitely an option. Although I did some digging and I found out that you can actually use the old 360 hard drives, the ones with the long enclosure with the old 360 models, and my friend has one from a console that red ringed. From what I gather it is just a matter of getting the hard drive out of the casing and rigging up a way to make it solid when connected and a way to get it out should you ever need to. Anyone have experience with this?

I did this with an old 20gb drive and it worked fine.
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Thanks folks, will be giving this a try.
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