Tube TVs

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  1. thegreenblender

    thegreenblender Brown Belt

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    If you go to your free section on Craigslist you will ALWAYS find these being given away like hot potatoes. Is there anything to be done with these I wonder. Parts or something that make it worth your while to pick up dozens and dozens of free, crappy TVs. Just curious. There must be some scam here.
     
  2. tsuifuku

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    The copper inside is worth a few bucks. That's about it.
     
  3. highkicknomore

    highkicknomore Red Belt

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    Tub tvs have better picture quality than flat screen. I'm an elitest so I love em but they're a bitch to carry and move so I settled for a flat screen instead.
     
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    Better contrast ratio and response time as well. Not a single LED or LCD TV has been able to capture true black yet. Just a very dark tone of gray. But I'm also net picky as hell so don't mind me.
     
  5. highkicknomore

    highkicknomore Red Belt

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    I'm like you bro. I had a Sony Wega 30 inch tube tv. In terms of picture quality, that was the best. I had to give it away when I moved. Now I have an LG LED 55 inch. I'm happy with it.
     
  6. BEER

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    I gamed on a tube TV for the longest. Could never find a flat screen HD that had minimal response time. Finally found a good monitor for gaming so I'm satisfied.

    I still have a tube TV in my living room. Doesn't get much use, as I don't watch much TV. Netflix sorted that for me.
     
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    I have a very nice 27" Sony that I use at my work location condo. The picture is fantastic. LCD has a ways to go to beat it.
     
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    You can still use them for any and all tv purposes....
     
  9. 22k

    22k ベルセルク

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    gave away about 30 not too long ago, ranging of 15" to 42"
     
  10. Blitz55

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    I still have a tube TV. I plan on keeping it to hook old video games up to, they look the best on a tube tv. The way they were meant to be played. :)
     
  11. odog

    odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    I don't think there is any reason to want them. I used to work for a charity and we didn't even take them. Old tvs have to be recycled where I live and so we couldn't throw them out if they didn't sell.
     
  12. PolishHeadlock

    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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    Found a store in the mall today that sells NES, SNES, all the Sega consuls and a bunch of games.

    I grabbed a Sega Genesis for my brother with Madden 95 and Sonic.
     
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    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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    Poor people are too good for tube tvs huh...
     
  14. Blitz55

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    Nice...

    One of these are in order.

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    Still have one of these bad boys at my parent's place.

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  16. PolishHeadlock

    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah I'm definitely heading back to grab myself an NES soon.

    Should have grabbed it today.
     
  17. Blitz55

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    When TVs were also Furniture.
     
  18. Blitz55

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    What is the store called?
     
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    Check out craigslist for cheap ass old systems.

    Got N64 with 2 controllers and Mario Kart for $35.
     

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