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Old 08-02-2013, 06:05 PM   #1
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Where to mount a TV in the 19?

For those who still enjoy TV (sports) when on the road, where do you mount your TV in the 19? From looking at the layout and photos on the Escape site, it appears the 19 does not have an idea location?
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:28 PM   #2
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Our TV is mounted on the bed side of the bulkhead between the fridge and the bed. The TV swings out such that it can be viewed from the front dinette, but is best viewed while lying on the bed. On our recent trip, we had several "movie nights" when my wife, both kids and I would all pile onto the bed to watch a movie. Worked ok for for us.
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:35 PM   #3
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Actually I was looking at that location as a possibility. I think that might be the best location, but will wait for others to comment.

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What about the 17b?
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Old 08-02-2013, 07:11 PM   #5
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I couldn't decide where to put a tv so opted to have the walls reinforced. Once We have the trailer and figure out which way we will sleep and how we use it we can put a tv in.
Reinforcing the walls will also make it easy to install hooks, a shelf etc.
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Old 08-02-2013, 07:12 PM   #6
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Ice-breaker, you wouldn't have a picture of your TV set up would you? I just had the power antenna installed, I've got a 12v TV, but like scuba 55 I'm looking for the optimum location.
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I had the cable/tv hook up installed in front dinette, street side, upper cabinet. With the bath wall reinforced, I was able to mount the tv (12V) anywhere on the wall that allowed it to lay flat while not in use.
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Ice-breaker, you wouldn't have a picture of your TV set up would you? I just had the power antenna installed, I've got a 12v TV, but like scuba 55 I'm looking for the optimum location.
No, I don't have a picture. I will try to get one in next couple of days. We had Reace put the cable/antennae outlet and a 12V outlet on the overhead cabinet near the rear bulkhead. Escape also provided the TV mount which we installed when we got home with our 19. The 30W 12vdc TV we bought from London Drugs and it has a built in DVD player. Works great.
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BTW my wife thinks I should read instead of watch TV. I'm trying to convince her that we can now get the book review channel.
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I picked up a TV articulated mount from Lee Valley Tools. I held it up in various locations ( including the fridge wall next to the large dinette / bed ) and came to the conclusion that I didn't want the TV mounted anywhere.
I set it up on its own stand once at Osoyoos, hooked to cable, ran it through the channels ( which took over half an hour ) and then got distracted by a book, or supper or cards. Never did watch it.
It now travels with us in a plastic box under the bed. It's there because I bought it and I sure don't need another TV in the house.
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