proper disposal of a monitor

Von Fugal von at fugal.net
Tue Sep 25 08:21:04 MDT 2007


* Paul Seamons [Mon, 24 Sep 2007 at 15:16 -0600]
<quote>
> > 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.
> 
> Paul

CRT's don't explode, they implode.

Von Fugal
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