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Old 03-03-2015, 04:27 PM   #11
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I'm surprised. The wood on that side of the cabinet is so dense, I had a heckuva time getting the screws in. Bin fact they were pretty much stripped by the time I did.
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Old 04-09-2015, 10:07 AM   #12
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I should have added the included screws were barely bigger than the mounting holes so I replaced the hardware with thru bolts with oversize washers and nylock nuts on the inside of the cabinet. I even added a 1/4 inch plywood backing board inside the cabinet as well. Likely overkill but I tend to over-engineer things!😉
Question in the 2015 model - the converter and Stereo are behind that cabinet side wall - so without removing them I cannot reinforce the side wall of the cabinet or use bolts and washers - any suggestions would be greatly appreciated...
thanks - we are Newbies here and this is our first TT - first trip will be April 17th..so excited - waiting for reply with eager forum eyes...
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Old 04-09-2015, 12:21 PM   #13
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Question in the 2015 model - the converter and Stereo are behind that cabinet side wall - so without removing them I cannot reinforce the side wall of the cabinet or use bolts and washers - any suggestions would be greatly appreciated...
thanks - we are Newbies here and this is our first TT - first trip will be April 17th..so excited - waiting for reply with eager forum eyes...

Toggle bolts??

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Old 04-09-2015, 12:27 PM   #14
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Toggle bolts??

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Yep that's where I'm at - unless there are other suggestions - problem is I don't know how far the converter sits - don't want to hit it
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Old 04-10-2015, 07:41 AM   #15
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Yep that's where I'm at - unless there are other suggestions - problem is I don't know how far the converter sits - don't want to hit it
Once you drill the holes for the toggles you can gently slide the bolt in and see if it clears.. maybe you can cut the bolt down a little if you have to..

We are waiting for a Dealer to get the 17fq back in stock.. We have looked at a bunch of different models and like that one the best..

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Old 04-10-2015, 08:20 AM   #16
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Once you drill the holes for the toggles you can gently slide the bolt in and see if it clears.. maybe you can cut the bolt down a little if you have to..

We are waiting for a Dealer to get the 17fq back in stock.. We have looked at a bunch of different models and like that one the best..

Joe
we will get the bolts this weekend and let y'all know how it goes - supposed to be rainy next weekend for our first outing - so fingers crossed on a change in the weather - since the fur baby is coming along it will be interesting in the rain...regardless of the weather we are so looking forward to the trip!
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:57 AM   #17
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Any ever mount a tv bracket in a clipper 17fq ultra lite, best place?
We have a 2015 - and mounted one yesterday - I just used hex bolts - 6 of them as I couldn't find Molly or toggle bolts short enough
(in the 15 model the converter and Stereo are behind that cabinet wall...)
we only have a 19 inch TV - but I think we could go to 23-24"
It's solid not going anywhere as that sidewall of the cabinet is a full 1/2" thick
we go on our first trip in it on Friday.....wish us luck - first timers...
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:45 PM   #18
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Glad you got it figured out. Good luck and have fun on your first outing.
Last year was the first year for us. Went to the closest place we could our first trip out. In case we needed to go back home for something we forgot!

Had to look up some pics of the 2015's when you said the converter was up there now. Mine is down by the floor under the furnace.
Since the stereo is over there now is the cabinet above the dinette
open all the way thru?
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Glad you got it figured out. Good luck and have fun on your first outing.
Last year was the first year for us. Went to the closest place we could our first trip out. In case we needed to go back home for something we forgot!

Had to look up some pics of the 2015's when you said the converter was up there now. Mine is down by the floor under the furnace.
Since the stereo is over there now is the cabinet above the dinette
open all the way thru?
Yessir the cabinet is open all the way thru over the dinette -
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