From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Interesting Problem Here...?
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 17:27:20 -0400
Organization: I'm trying!
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> "Michael A. Terrell" wrote in message news:<3D931C93.1BC0956C@mfi.net>...
> > Mjolinor wrote:
> > >
> > > "Mike Harding" wrote in message
> > > news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > > > On Thu, 26 Sep 2002 04:41:04 GMT, "T. Pardy"
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >I was reading a newsgroup today, actually this one when all the RED
> > colors
> > > > >in my monitor disappeared??? Now the color looks extremely strange! Very
> > > > >cool blue looking in fact. Is this the red color gun burnt in my
> > monitor??
> > > >
> > > > Probably not. Try assaulting the monitor violently. I have a Viewsonic
> > > > monitor which I beat the crap out of on a regular basis when the
> > > > colours go funny. It has a bad connection on a surface mount
> > > > component on the control board for the tube - one of these days
> > > > I must find it before my wrist breaks or the monitors surrenders :)
> > > >
> > >
> > > I went down this road but they are very slow learners are monitors, no
> > > matter how much you beat them they don't seem to learn that it is wrong to
> > > not have all the guns working all of the time. They only way to teach them
> > > is a full disembowelment and torture with varies hot bits of metal and
> > > pieces of wire inserted into the correct orrifices.
> > Mr. Monitor, meet Mr. Sledge Hammer!
> Nah, thats a bad idea . Imploding CRT's REALLY wreck your day !
> My favourite is to salvage the mainboard off the monitor , "safe" the
> CRT then let the recycling people deal with it .
> (also stops the poor rubbish man/skip emptier getting maimed by CRT)
> You'd be surprised how many repairable TVs and monitors I've found
> just dumped in the hedge, skip, or over a wall . We once had a VCR
> left under our garden seat !
I didn't say to hit the monitor, just threaten it a little! In other
words,, if you didn't like the small thumps, you'll really hate this.
Michael A. Terrell