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Old 02-04-2005, 02:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've noticed that LCD displays are still quite pricey for my taste, so I was considering an idea.
Ebay has broken LCD monitors for sale ranging from $5 - $100, in all different sizes. How hard do you think it would be to find a kit, or just the plastic screen. There dont seem to be any on Ebay, and all major computer retailers dont seem to have them either. Does any one have idea's?
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Old 02-04-2005, 02:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's probably possible to find all the parts you need to frankenstein a LCD for cheap...but you'd have to know what you're doing and get parts that work together. You could probably buy the LCD and if it's just got a cracked overlay screen just call the MF and get a replacement overlay screen (probably about $60-70).

In the end, though, the quality isn't going to be up there and you won't have any guarantees it'll last.....or not burn your house down....
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Old 02-04-2005, 02:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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but if you think about it... spending $60-$70 on a $500 monitor that cost you $50, I'm not going to complain.
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Old 02-04-2005, 09:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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wow, i'd love to get an lcd for cheap. wouldn't really wanna risk burning my house down though...
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Mine cracked, as you all know.
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