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Old 3rd Aug 2019, 6:57 pm   #101
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Default Re: CRT implosion

Originally Posted by Heatercathodeshort View Post
Originally Posted by Vintage Engr View Post
There was also a Corneal Hood, which was a thin membrane of transparent plastics material (with 'pimples' on the inside) which had to be carefully stretched over the front of the CRT, using a hair-dry to keep the plastic supple & exclude the air. All good fun..David.
Sounds exciting. Are you sure you are describing a tube protection device?
We called them "skins". I don't remember it being used as a euphemism, but then again, I was very young and innocent.
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