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    • VodkaSorbet
    • By VodkaSorbet 27th Jan 13, 10:33 AM
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    Do any charities take big old TVs?
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    • 27th Jan 13, 10:33 AM
    Do any charities take big old TVs? 27th Jan 13 at 10:33 AM
    I have a big TV to get rid of, one of those original flat screen ones from about 10 years ago, similar to the one in this link:
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Panasonic-Quintrix-36-flat-screen-television-TX36PF10-/271143106063?pt=UK_AudioTVElectronics_Video_Televi sions&hash=item3f2163760f

    It's in perfect working order and was in daily use until last week, so it doesn't seem right to take it to the tip, but I'm not sure what else to do with it.

    No-one seems to want these at home any more as they are so bulky, so I wondered if any charities would use them?

    Thanks!
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    • Stompa
    • By Stompa 27th Jan 13, 11:12 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:12 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:12 AM
    BHF I think:

    http://www.recyclenow.com/what_can_i_do_today/bhf_reuse.html

    I've certainly seen them for sale in their shops.
    Stompa
    • SailorSam
    • By SailorSam 27th Jan 13, 11:34 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:34 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:34 AM
    Not many charities take any electrical items, they'd need someone to check them out for safety, Try Freecycle, or if you've got a battered wives home (Rescue) women there have often escaped with all their worldly goods in a binbag and need everything they can get when they find themselves a flat.
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    • Saturnalia
    • By Saturnalia 27th Jan 13, 11:35 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:35 AM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 11:35 AM
    BHF do have specialist furniture & electricals shops if there is one nearby.
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    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 27th Jan 13, 5:14 PM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 5:14 PM
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    • 27th Jan 13, 5:14 PM
    most charities will take them if they have a scart socket and remote, we p.a.t test them before sale
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 28th Jan 13, 1:14 PM
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    • 28th Jan 13, 1:14 PM
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    • 28th Jan 13, 1:14 PM
    as Sailorsam says, Freecylce might be an option or you could try Freegle, Gumtree, Streetbank or Preloved
    • VodkaSorbet
    • By VodkaSorbet 29th Jan 13, 10:38 AM
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    • 29th Jan 13, 10:38 AM
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    • 29th Jan 13, 10:38 AM
    thanks everyone, will try BHF first as we have a big shop near us.
    • macman
    • By macman 29th Jan 13, 12:13 PM
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    • 29th Jan 13, 12:13 PM
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    • 29th Jan 13, 12:13 PM
    Not much demand for analogue TV's these days...
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