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Mitsubishi cs 35401 can i make repairs my self? what kind of soldering kit should i buy? looks easy enough to repair. serviceman wants $65. to come out, said it goes towards repair coat of $220. i cannot afford that. would it be cheaper to repair my self? how much for a soldering kit? that's like 20 questions i know, but would greatly appreciate any response,thank you

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WEll,  are you sure it is the vertical deflection amplifier?  And what component do you think should be replaced?  If it is the output transistor you may find it mounted on a metal heat sink that requires mechanical skills in removing it from the chassis parts.

You probably need a service manual which shows the exploded views for how to disassemble the parts.

But, here is an alternate thought.  I was in a thrift store the other day here in Atlanta and found a used but in good working condition a 35" tv for $19.  Maybe this is a better solution for you. I don't think you can buy the soldering equipment for that amount!

Hope this helps.  

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