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Old 05-05-2013, 10:48 AM   #1
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HELP , want to mount TV in Trillium above sink

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I would like to install that small TV inside my Trillium. I was wondering if anybody out there have any ideas. I would like to put it above the sink which seems to be the perfect spot for it but I am unsure as to how to mount it because I would have to drill holes which would probably go through the shell of the trailer. This is the spot which works best for us. I know there are Probably other places in the trailer where it could be mounted but this is really where we want to put it. I thought of maybe using double-sided tape or perhaps some heavy-duty epoxy to mount the TV bracket but I'm not sure if this would work has anybody out there tried it ?
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:15 AM   #2
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If you use the search option on this forum you will find lots of threads and photos as to how people have mounted their TV's. On the search drop down use the bottom google option for best results.

To get you started there is a thread called TV Ceiling mount that has some links to older posts as well in it.
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On the 2 Trilliiums that I have had there were cabinets above the sink that you could easily hang a TV from but the TV would be in the way of the sink,I would think?

Maybe a pic of the spot you have in mind will help us suggest other options for the space?

On mine I mounted a TV on the rear side of the closet on a swiveling arm so I could swivel it around to be viewed from anywhere in the trailer or push it flat against the closet wall fro storage out of the way.
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When I mounted a 15 pound water holder above my sink, I put in a stout piece of oak 1x2 as its support. I cut it to the height as measured between the counter and the cabinet. It's attached to the cupboard above it by means of a shelf bracket bolted through the cupboard "floor". The bottom of the leg is just wedged. No holes in the outer wall this way, and it's very strong.

You might do something similar for a tv shelf, but with two legs of course.

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... but the TV would be in the way of the sink,I would think?
How about mounting one of these to the bottom of the cabinet over the sink?
14.1" Wide Screen Overhead Monitor and add a TV tuner?
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Those are some great replies thank you.
Ed, I will have to look in to maybe a store that sells TVs and see if they have a bracket with swivel that comes around that far.
Francesca, do you have a picture of what it looks like?
Frederick, I really like that idea so far but the only problem is I would have to eliminate the light that I have above the sink to do it
And I don't know if that TV has cable capabilities .
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here is the wide open space where I would like to put it

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Go here: Lee Valley Tools - Item Search

to see a wide variety of mount options.

Great site for all sorts of hardware.
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Francesca, do you have a picture of what it looks like?
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Sorry, I don't...and I can't take one either 'til I replace my defunct camera.

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Those are some great replies thank you.
Ed, I will have to look in to maybe a store that sells TVs and see if they have a bracket with swivel that comes around that far.
Francesca, do you have a picture of what it looks like?
Frederick, I really like that idea so far but the only problem is I would have to eliminate the light that I have above the sink to do it
And I don't know if that TV has cable capabilities .
That TV does not have cable capabilities directly which is why Fred added that you will need a tuner with it.
Any cheap DTV tuner box with composite Video and audio outputs will work for that.

Any mount with 2 arms like this

LCD Mnt Tilt/Swivel Black - Skywalker

Should be able to swing the TV around a corner like I did.


But,will the TV be right on top of the sink if you mount it there under the cabinet?

This is a pic of the mount in my Trill 4500 to give you the idea.
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Frederick, I really like that idea so far but the only problem is I would have to eliminate the light that I have above the sink to do it
And I don't know if that TV has cable capabilities .
It has built-in lights to replace the light you have to eliminate. Worth it to invest in a separate DTV tuner box with composite Video and audio outputs.
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  • Swivel: 90* Left, 90* Right for Optimum View Angle
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Sounds great Fred but (This is embarrassing), I have no idea what a TUNER looks like.
I have an old 13" tube TV that I carry with me now and it sits clumsily on the sink cover but it DOES have a cable hook up so I can hook up to cable when I am at a campground that has it.
Does a tuner make the TV cable ready?
If the TV hangs from the upper shelf where does the tuner go?
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That is the wall that I would love to mount a tv on (we never use a sink and our son likes to watch the TV with us from the bunk bed)
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