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No schematic and cannot determine why there is no horizontal drive signal.

This set has failed and the Horizontal output was bad. I have determined that there is no horizontal drive signal and have no way to find where it has failed. There is a high positive voltage on the base of the Hor. output transistor which is certain to destroy another transistor.
I need a schematic and advice will be appreciated!

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