proper disposal of a monitor
von at fugal.net
Tue Sep 25 08:21:04 MDT 2007
* Paul Seamons [Mon, 24 Sep 2007 at 15:16 -0600]
> > The "proper" method of disposing of a TV or monitor is to take off the
> > outer case, then put it in a cardboard box (the thicker the cardboard,
> > the better). Push a crowbar down inside, close the flaps, turn your
> > head away from the box, and break the neck with the crowbar. (The neck
> > is that rear part that gets skinny right before another board is
> > connected to the rear of the picture tube).
> Without the nice thick cardboard box (and possibly even with), the neck will
> become a nice embedded decoration on your ceiling - assuming that the ceiling
> is the only thing directly over tube.
CRT's don't explode, they implode.
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