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Old 10-07-2016, 12:43 PM   #21
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Ceiling Mount for TV in Escape 19

We are planning to hang a 19 to 24 inch TV under the shelf that runs over the rock guard window in our 19. The problem is finding a ceiling mount that has a quick release. Any suggestions?
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:55 PM   #22
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We are planning to hang a 19 to 24 inch TV under the shelf that runs over the rock guard window in our 19. The problem is finding a ceiling mount that has a quick release. Any suggestions?
I do not think that shelf is strong enough to support much weight, I'd check with ETI because they have specific places they will install or can recommend.
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Old 10-07-2016, 01:03 PM   #23
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I checked with Reace. He said he couldn't give us a weight limit but that that shelf is fairly strong. We will reinforce the shelf floor so that there is more to screw into though.
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I checked with Reace. He said he couldn't give us a weight limit but that that shelf is fairly strong. We will reinforce the shelf floor so that there is more to screw into though.
a bit off thread but about the load weight/strength of the center front shelf..
Always assumed the enclosed front ceiling cabinets on either side in the Escape 19 are screwed to wooden reinforcement fiberglassed in, both at the top edge and the lower edge of the cabinets. The center shelf is not enclosed like the side cabinets, so it may only be screwed at the ends and hopefully to wooden reinforcement fiberglassed in along the lower edge. So the center shelf may not be as strong as the side cabinets with regard to weight placed on it.
Perhaps converting the center shelf to an enclosed cabinet at build time as an option would also include wooden reinforcement fiberglassed in at the top edge AND the lower edge to make the center storage stronger, similar to the way the center enclosed ceiling cabinet is attached in the rear of the trailer.
Sent an email to ETI requesting more info about the availability/cost of this option and how it was actually constructed.
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Old 10-07-2016, 02:07 PM   #25
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Cant help you with a quick release mount. The front shelf is quite sturdy in my 19' and I would not hesitate to hang our 19" TV from the shelf if that was where we wanted it located. However, due to the bouncing that could occur during travel, I would take the TV down and secure it elsewhere for towing.
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Old 10-07-2016, 02:37 PM   #26
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We are planning to hang a 19 to 24 inch TV under the shelf that runs over the rock guard window in our 19. The problem is finding a ceiling mount that has a quick release. Any suggestions?
Under cabinets mounts with a quick release appear to be a rare breed. I found one at the link below that someone modified. A user with an RV application took this mount and drilled through the TV bracket mounting points and inserted his own pins to make it quick release. It appears you would lose the adjustable up and down function, but not sure that is even needed once you set the height of your TV. If you are handy maybe you can make this work for your needs.

www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OVRHVPU/ref=pd_sbs_23_12?ie=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00OVRHVPU&pd_rd_ r=SG29AJYAHBNQRY9CEQ6F&pd_rd_w=Lmkgq&pd_rd_wg=TJzo a&psc=1&refRID=SG29AJYAHBNQRY9CEQ6F
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