Reforming caps and CRTs

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at
Wed Apr 22 12:42:19 CDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 10:47 -0600, Richard wrote:
> In article <1240386745.2526.90.camel at elric>,
>     Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ <gordonjcp at>  writes:
> > In the mid-to-late 80s when I had a Saturday job in a TV repair shop, we
> > did this a couple of times a month.  IIRC it wasn't even that expensive,
> > although shipping from IV51 to the Midlands where the tube rebuilders we
> > used were was pretty expensive.
> Did you ever do a repair job on "screen rot" by removing the existing
> epoxy and safety lens and adding new epoxy between the tube and the
> safety lens?

Nope, I've never even seen this "screen rot" on any tube.  Maybe we
don't get it in the UK?


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