Anything salvagable on my broken RPTV?

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  1. Philip Hamm

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    My 8 year old RPTV is broke.

    Hey should I pull the guns out and sell them on ebay? Well, maybe that's too difficult but what about selling the screen? It's perfect. Remote control? Any other ideas?
     
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    I once thought about turning my RPTV into a large fishtank after it broke.........

    What happend to it? and Is it worth repairing?
     
  3. John S

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    46" screen? I'd sure love to have it...

    I sold my old 46" RPTV, and I'll be darned if when we were transporting it to the new location, if we didn't somehow, mar the dang lenticular.


    I told the guy, I'd keep on the look out for one, and help him change it if I found one.
     
  4. Philip Hamm

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    It's a 50", I'm sure with a good tool you could cut it to 46" Are you interested? Make me an offer! I'll need to find a way to ship it, that's going to be a challenge - hey how do you ship a lenticular RPTV screen, roll it I assume. Mine is in very good condition and they're -way- expensive to buy from Mitsubishi.The Green gun is leaking coolant. Do a search here for my name for all the sordid details.
     
  5. John S

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    Hmm, I think I will hold out for a more proper size.. But thanks... I just figure I'll eventually come across one.

    I felt really bad that it happend, I got $500 out of that old 46" GE from the guy.
     
  6. Philip Hamm

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    You sure? I think a straight edge and a utility knife may make this thing work! [​IMG]
     
  7. John S

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    Tempting as it is.. lol

    I'd say have it disposed of properly and call it done.
     
  8. Chad B

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    Hey Philip,

    What model is the Mitsubishi? I tried to check out your home page, but the link didn't work...

    Thanks,
    Chad
     
  9. Philip Hamm

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    It is a VS-5043. The web page should be deleted.
     
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    You might find someone willing to pay for the mirror (first surface?) inside the cabinet. That could probably even be sold on ebay.

    Matt
     
  11. John S

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    Yeah, I'm an astronomer, and those first surface mirrors are in fairly high demand by astronomers in general. Lots of optical uses for them.
     

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