[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report: terminals
glenn.f.roberts at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 22:04:09 EDT 2018
Amazing restoration job. Congratulations!
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> From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> On Behalf
> Of Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Monday, July 09, 2018 9:50 PM
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> Cc: Douglas Crawford <touchetek at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Museum report: terminals
> On 7/9/2018 2:35 PM, systems_glitch via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > If you don't like the idea of heat gunning a tube, there are other methods:
> > I've seen them floated off over an extended period in room-temperature
> > water, or heated by placing face-up in the sun with a black trash bag
> > over the front.
> > I've done the heat gun method, you don't need to get it crazy hot, and
> > in my experience the PVA layer pretty much peels off, if you do it
> > right. It leaves slimy residue on the safety glass and the tube, but
> > this comes off with alcohol. I stuck my CRTs in a 5-gallon bucket and
> > only heated the face of it. It would've been uncomfortable to hold the
> > safety glass, but not so hot as to burn you.
> > Thanks,
> > Jonathan
> > On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 2:23 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Pardons if this gets posted twice,
> I did not get notification of the first one being received by the message board
> I heated the tube with a work light. I think Ian suggested this to me.
> About 20 minutes or so? Not sure. Monitored progress with a thermometer.
> Here's my pics.
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