CRT implosions

Scott Stevens chenmel at
Wed Oct 5 06:23:39 CDT 2005

On Tue, 4 Oct 2005 21:11:41 -0700 (PDT)
Fred Cisin <cisin at> wrote:

> > "Conclusion: According to my experience, spectacular picture tube
> > implosions are something like cars in movies that explode upon
> > roll-over, hitting a tree or driving down the cliffs: an urban
> > legend."
> If the car is full of CRTs when it goes off a cliff, then will it
> explode? Or do you also need saddle tanks and a triggered explosive?
Probably evacuate the CRT tubes and fill them with propane for best

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