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Making A Reflector Out Of An Old CRT (TV TUBE) Face

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Posted by J Temagami/">J Temagami on December 13, 1997 01:12:44 UTC

Does anybody know if it is feasible to use the cut off face of an old TV tube to make a reflector? I have seen some that are 20" in diameter and roughly 1/2" thick.They are fused to a steel ring/collar which seems like an ideal way to mount. Is the curvature going to be true enough to yield a quality mirror? They appear to be 1 continuous radius, but I am unable to really check for optical potential. Any thoughts or experiences will be appreciated.

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