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Old 06-11-2016, 12:13 PM   #1
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Hello. We have a 2016 Shasta Oasis 25rs and I can't find the spot to place the television mount. I did the "knock on paneling" procedure and an electronic stud finder with no luck. I sent Forest River/Shasta division an e mail received no response. Advise please.
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Old 06-12-2016, 10:08 AM   #2
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My trailer was not the same model as yours but the backer was on the wall marked for the entertainment center. I don't recall if it went all the way to the ceiling but was wider than a stud. Click image for larger version

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Old 06-12-2016, 01:34 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help. I know there must be a support in that cabinet for a television but it sure feels hollow. I will e mail Forest River again to ask. Thanks
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:42 AM   #4
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I have the Flyte version of your trailer. I believe there is a sheet of plywood that is used for the backer (not studs). I mounted a 28" tv and just finished a 1900 mile trip...it held up fine and we hit some pretty big bumps in some construction areas.
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Old 06-30-2016, 12:07 PM   #5
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hello and thanks for the tip on mounting the tv. By the way I looked at the Flyte and liked it a bunch but we didn't have what i considered a reliable dealer in our area so I went with the Oasis 25rs. So far so good.
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Old 07-11-2016, 09:02 PM   #6
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I installed a sheet of plywood on top of the tv wall backer with 6 wood screws but I made a tv mount that can swing out above the dinette (24" swing or more). This enables viewing the screen from the jackknife seat. I used 1" square aluminum channel that folds in half on a pivot point. Can up load pics in your interested...
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Hello and thanks for you reply. I would love to see pictures so I can copy the method you used.
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Old 07-19-2016, 06:25 AM   #8
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Sorry it took so long but here are a few shot...

The TV mount kit was a Rocket Fish brand similar to what they sell at retailers like Walmart. I added the 1" square aluminum stock in between the wall mount and TV mount to increase the mobility. I also added a piece of 3/4" plywood (its just what i had laying around, 1/2" may do fine?) to increase the stability of the wall mount for the added weight of the long reach mount and TV. lastly I added Nylon straps and clips to keep everything secure while traveling, I found this at a crafts store like JoAnn Fabrics.

Hope its inspiring, I like this much more than any other option I found out there...
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