Originally Posted by TTSAddict
Yep, know of the high voltage. I let it sit cut from mains for a day before opening.
I presume its too late into fall for sunlight. Constantly cloudy/raining here for a week...
From what I've heard, CRT's can hold charges for considerably longer periods than a day. I don't speak from any sort of authority, just passing along anecdotal evidence. I'd recommend getting a proper device for discharging the CRT, though.