Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-06-2015, 05:49 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: oneonta ny
Posts: 533
Mounting a 42" tv on a 26" wide wall

I did this in my house when I realized the only place for a tv to go was in this corner between two windows. It seemed to work out ok, so I thought I'ld try it in the trailer. When I got it I had planned to mount the tv right on the wall in front of (at the foot of)the bed. But the way they had the doors set up I couldnt do it. There were two sliding doors to the left and right of the bedroom entrance and a 26" wall between them. The left door slid across in front of the wall. So even if the wall was substantial enough to mount a tv the door wouldnt be able to open. So I made a "wall" out of 3/4" cherry veneered plywood to match the "heritage mocha" wood in the trailer. That effectively turned the left sliding door into a pocket door. Now I had a solid place to mount the tv. But I wanted a bigger tv then the 30" or so I would be able to fit on the 26" new "wall". So I remembered the mount I made in the house and did the same thing which let me fit a 42" tv on the wall. The pics I took are pretty bad so If the trailer pics are confusing heres the house to give you an idea. What I did was instead of useing the 4 bolts to mount the tv plate to the articulating arm plate, I drilled a 1/2" hole in the center and welded a 1/2" bolt to the backside of the arm plate and bolted it the the tv plate with a nylock nut so the tv can swivel. It stores vertically. And pulls out and spins to watch it. Heres the trailer pics I made some angles with plastic knobs and some double stich foam tape with one side left with plastic just for a cushion. I even took a "tv must be latched before travel" sticker from the kitchen area where the tv is supposed to go for a "factory" look.

rick danger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2015, 08:36 PM   #2
Senior Member
The Happy Campers's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: RV'ing the USA
Posts: 222
WOW! This is a great mod. Thanks for sharing...

Happy Campers 227
2013 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel 4x4
2016 Jayco Eagle 323 LKTS

Traveling the US full-time
The Happy Campers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2015, 03:57 PM   #3
Junior Member
strukture687's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Albuquerque
Posts: 7
Thanks. The walls have enough space for tv's. I am more worried about weight and bracket. Any suggestions?
strukture687 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.