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Old 11-28-2012, 02:33 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by rodi View Post
There isn't much over the air content for the old tv's. And at that age of tv - it probably had to have an adapter to take the coax (cable) to the antenna inputs (2 screws).

but you're right - old tv's were built to last. I had an old tube b/w tv until 5 years ago, in a spare bedroom.
I remember growing up and the family had a small 19 inch b/w as the only TV in the house. Those were the days not only of rabbit ears but it too was an old tube tv and when the reception really got bad, giving a slap on the side did improve the reception.

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As for old TV's....I remember for a while we had two TV's in the family room. Why? Because the picture didn't work on one and the sound didn't work on the other. So you got to get up and change two channels! Dad was cheap.

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Old 11-29-2012, 11:14 PM   #63
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Silly question: How big is the room you have a 60" TV in? I just cannot fathom a 60" TV.
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But seriously, TromboneAl has posted threads before on the charts that you use to determine TV-viewer distance. I think the appropriate setback is at least outside the three-point circle, perhaps half-court.


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