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    installing a flat screen tv...

    ...on the wall help. has anyone done this? we just ordered a 52" LCD and it will benefit us the most to hang it on the wall. I have a feeling that it's not like hanging a picture and the thought of it falling makes me wanna cry.

    Do most tvs fit most wall mounts? i've got the cord/cable thing figured out, just scared about hangin it.

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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    52" is probably too big for you, I'll trade you for a 42", and even help you install it.



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    ...on the wall help. has anyone done this? we just ordered a 52" LCD and it will benefit us the most to hang it on the wall. I have a feeling that it's not like hanging a picture and the thought of it falling makes me wanna cry.

    Do most tvs fit most wall mounts? i've got the cord/cable thing figured out, just scared about hangin it.

    thx!


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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    ...on the wall help. has anyone done this? we just ordered a 52" LCD and it will benefit us the most to hang it on the wall. I have a feeling that it's not like hanging a picture and the thought of it falling makes me wanna cry.

    Do most tvs fit most wall mounts? i've got the cord/cable thing figured out, just scared about hangin it.

    thx!
    Yeah you need a wall mount, and make 100% sure you are in studs on both sides. I mounted mine, and then was able to hold my whole bodyweight up from the mounting bracket. That made me feel safe about hanging the tv.


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    Re: nm

    Buy a nice, heavy duty mount

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    Make damn sure you hit studs when hanging the mount.



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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Yeah you need a wall mount, and make 100% sure you are in studs on both sides. I mounted mine, and then was able to hold my whole bodyweight up from the mounting bracket. That made me feel safe about hanging the tv.
    Bingo, 2 studs, some heavy duty screws and you could hang your whole family from that mount. Or apparently one brianhos.


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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    Bingo, 2 studs, some heavy duty screws and you could hang your whole family from that mount. Or apparently one brianhos.
    So thats why Chris Benoit had to get so creative, no wall mount. Too soon?



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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    great. thx for the info guys



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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    52" flat screen... must be nice


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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    The best there are. I've done a 50" Pioneer plasma on a dual arm and 24 or 26" Samsung LCD on a single arm. Of course, without hitting the studs, it won't hold ****.

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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    52" flat screen... must be nice
    funny thing is we havent finished out basement yet, and were planning on getting like a 42" when it was done. but we found a great deal, and my wife said lets get it lol. i almost fell over in shock haha



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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    funny thing is we havent finished out basement yet, and were planning on getting like a 42" when it was done. but we found a great deal, and my wife said lets get it lol. i almost fell over in shock haha



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    Re: installing a flat screen tv...

    e-bay has way cheaper mounts



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