cleaning CRT burn (was: an ADM-3A cam in tod...ay)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Dec 27 18:18:10 CST 2006

On 27 Dec 2006 at 15:23, Chris M wrote:

>  There was this outfit near Philadelphia who would
> take your tube, cut the neck off, then presum-ably
> "weld" a new front on. I can't remember their name (or
> if they're even still around) but my guess was it
> couldn't have been cheap. I'd like to try it, but I
> doubt my Rigid shop vac could pull enough inches of
> mercury :(

In the "good old days", that's how TV CRT's would be recycled.  Just 
a new gun assembly and you're off and running.  Of course, nowadays 
we just toss 'em into a toxic landfill.


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