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Old 05-11-2014, 03:31 PM   #1
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Does anyone have any use for these anymore? I don't, so I'm looking to get rid of it, but I was hoping i could at least get 5 or 10 bucks for it. I've listed it on a popular classifieds site but no one seems interested.

What's the going rate for these things nowadays?

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Zero. Find a local eCycler in your area.

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I would take it if you payed me $5.
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Zero. Find a local eCycler in your area.
Our dump site has them piled high on pallets......
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That is like the place here in Springfield, IL. Habitat did do eCycling in our area for a while. Now they do not. I did find one guy in our town that will come to your house. Collect any metal materials, etc. and get the money from recycling them at the local scrapyard.
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In Ontario you can get paid for your electronics. Last pile I took in was $.10 a pound.
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There is always Best Buy. I took in a big old relic of a TV (they even unloaded it) and I got $10.00 gift cerificate that could be applied to a later purchase.

In our area, there are numerous city or county recycling centers that accept them for free.

Most dumps and for-profit salvage/junk yards want about $25 to take a TV set.

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it's about par to trying to sell the concrete you broke up off an old driveway...

Want to know a quandary? I have an old Heathkit 25" color TV that I built about 35 years ago. After about 15 years of use, I put a new CRT in it. It works (or did)...has a minor problem with the HV section....I just need to go back and re-solder the HV board (common problem). Right now it's collecting dust. The beast is HEAVY...as in over 100 lbs...I modified the IF section so that it accepts base-band video..i.e., I can hook a DVD player up to it using the video (yellow RCA plug) and watch movies...


What do I do with it? Am I really ever going to dust it off, fix it and use it? I put a lot of work into building it. In relative terms, it's a collector piece....a collector piece that is heavy and large.

I guess if I could find someone who would use it for parts, I'd let it go. I'd really like to teach my boys about electronics with it....

Decisions, decisions....
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Does anyone have any use for these anymore? I don't, so I'm looking to get rid of it, but I was hoping i could at least get 5 or 10 bucks for it. I've listed it on a popular classifieds site but no one seems interested.

What's the going rate for these things nowadays?
if you have curb garbage pick up , just set it out their , i bet it will be gone quickly, let some one have it , now you don't have to worry any more ?
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You cannot break the glass with a baseball bat. I tried. It hurt.
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The glass on the front a picture tube is 2-3 inches thick.
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You cannot break the glass with a baseball bat. I tried. It hurt.
Once you break the neck. It is very easy to break the face.
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If you break it, break it at the end of the neck that is by the yoke (HV coil). It will just hiss for about 10-20 seconds. These used to sell for about $2-$5 at Goodwill, maybe they still sell them. Try amateur TV or any electronic hobbyist circle, some TVs have usable electronics for the hobbyist. Or do as other here have suggested.
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Check best buy. At one point they were paying out ten. Bucks for used CRT and tv's Ron
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Check best buy. At one point they were paying out ten. Bucks for used CRT and tv's Ron
as far as carring a crt tube is very bad, they may inplode which will send glass flying, and you are close by , guess what get the band aid's ready, i was in tv repair for 60 yrs and know what i am talking about , not a good idea, if their is a picture tube just laying around , hit the neck at the longest part away from the biggest. that will let the vaccum get air than you are safe, still not a good idea , if you have ever seen one imployed you would stay clear of them ,

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