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Blue ghosting - convergence problem

I called sears to repair the TV and the tech told me the TV was not worth fixing because many of the parts are no longer available. Is this true?

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Re: blue ghosting - convergence problem

NOT ! Get a second opinion = Needs STK392-110 X 2, I think. A mom &
Pop repair shop or a referral are your best choices.......T.

Note: STK392-110 subs to upgrade STK394-160E.......

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