YouTube video to repair screen rot

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun Mar 1 11:38:20 CST 2009

On 1 Mar 2009 at 10:33, Bob Bradlee wrote:

> Yet, in the mid 60's the town dump was full of them and they provided
> great entertainment to the nerds of the day who knew when and how
> to get in and be ignored at the dump.

We used to dispose of the old unlaminated TV CRTs by placing them in 
a large metal trashcan, face down, and tapping the very end of the 
neck with a hammer.  If you were lucky, you knocked a tip off the 
evacuation stem and the vacuum was relieved with a long hiss.  If you 
were unlucky, the thing imploded.

But yeah, I remember the kids in the alleyways using the tubes for 
batting practice...


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