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Leaving a ring of scratches on the outside of games cd's

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Most consoles (PS2/360) have had reports and Microsoft finally admitted that they knew the console could scratch up games due to a failed design concept. Dont hear too many ps2 ring scratches. You could try <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.consolesource.com/ecomm/catalog/PlayStation2-Disc-Tray-Skid-Mat-p-196.html">this</a>

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