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Postby Tyler » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:43 am

Wow Ethan...we give all this helpful advice and you're taking the easy way out.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:06 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Wow Ethan...we give all this helpful advice and you're taking the easy way out.

I'm going to mount it! Just not quite yet!
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Postby ejhartman91 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:31 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Wow Ethan...we give all this helpful advice and you're taking the easy way out.

Looking at mounts though, the one you suggested seems to be a good option, as it extends 20" from the wall at the furthest. Without having measured I would think that would be far enough.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:38 pm

Oh yeah, based on your pictures that seems like plenty. It better be hung by next week....
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Postby ejhartman91 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:51 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Oh yeah, based on your pictures that seems like plenty. It better be hung by next week....

Just measured. I should need at least 10" from the wall. That one will be more than enough.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:15 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Oh yeah, based on your pictures that seems like plenty. It better be hung by next week....

Just ordered the mount you suggested. You gonna come help me mount it this weekend?
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Postby Tyler » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:54 pm

Haha. I'm out of town this weekend. If only you had a nice impact drill to use....

But really, measure first and make sure you hit a stud. Hanging a TV isn't hard. Just have to do the math with where to mount the wall bracket after figuring out how it fits onto the tv.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:05 pm

We haven't heard from Ethan since he got his TV mount. We can only assume some freak accident happened during the install because of the lack of impact screwing.
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Postby wags83 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:15 pm

Poor guy. We hardly knew him.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:30 pm

I'm still here. We mounted a new TV in the bedroom and it's awesome. My father-in-law convinced me to keep the TV on the shelf without a mount, so I returned it to Amazon. We ended up getting a couple of 2x6s and cut them to the exact size we needed to support the TV stand feet. They are mostly hidden by the soundbar that's placed in front of the TV on the shelf. I don't plan to mount the TV any time soon. I will send a picture when I get home. We also had new flooring installed in our living room this week so I've been busy with all that. I did buy a new dual desk monitor mount with the money I was planning to spend on the TV mount so I will post about that in the respective thread.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:46 pm

Wow!!! So you value your father in laws opinion more than ours?!?! I feel cheated. I'm judging until I see the finished product.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:13 pm

Here's how it looks on the shelfImage

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Postby Tyler » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:53 pm

That looks nice. I can't even see the wood you cut thanks to the sound bar. Much nicer look than the unfinished wood from before. Haha.

Still think mounted is superior, but this is for sure a nice improvement. I see you moved the camera too.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:11 pm

Tyler wrote:That looks nice. I can't even see the wood you cut thanks to the sound bar. Much nicer look than the unfinished wood from before. Haha.

Still think mounted is superior, but this is for sure a nice improvement. I see you moved the camera too.
Unfortunately there are angles at which you can see the wood. We plan to paint it dark brown to blend it in.

Moved the camera to get a better view for it. Also swapped out the white default cord that shipped with it with a black one (luckily it's micro USB so I have plenty of those laying around).

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Postby bmyoungs » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:35 pm

One step closer
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:05 pm

Not finished? What's left?
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Postby bmyoungs » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:09 pm

Tyler wrote:Not finished? What's left?
Just the bottom shelf. I had to rethink it since I mounted the sound bar.

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