[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report: terminals
evan at vcfed.org
Mon Jul 9 22:09:26 EDT 2018
This is a great thread.
VCF has several terminals that need this service. Ian (and anyone else
who's interested), how about we fix as many as possible at the August
On Mon, Jul 9, 2018, 10:04 PM Glenn Roberts via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Amazing restoration job. Congratulations!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> On
> > Of Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic
> > Sent: Monday, July 09, 2018 9:50 PM
> > To: vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org
> > 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
> > > 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
> > system.
> > 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
> > Here's my pics.
> > https://imgur.com/a/eS4ybZo
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