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Tv tube wont stay on

Hello. The first problem with this tv was that the picture started to leave the tube and move up and down rapidly. I took the tv case off and left it off on an outlet outside, appeared to have burning smell. A friend of mind told me that the vertical had to be re soldered. So i touched it with a screwdriver and it appered to bring the picture back so it was soldered. next i saw the sound was not clear through the the left speaker so i soldered the audio cheap and eventually the tv died. Took it to my friend he replaced a burnt resistor and a chip on the power supply and also the horizontal. TV works at the beginning , but pictures cuts off and sound remains. Tried another power supply and same thing. This happened with many tries and eventually it burned the same components again (horizontal, and a resistor and some other chip from the power supply). Any advice on what might be wrong? Thanks for the help

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In 97 Sony had problems with Flyback on these sets, so the thing I would do different is change it, along with the other components

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