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Old 06-08-2014, 09:52 PM   #1
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Travelling with TV in the RV.

We just picked up our new 26RL Oasis. In prep for grandchildren and rainy days I'm putting a TV. There is a spot for it but my question is can I travel with it on the wall or should a person take it down? This is the first time for a TV in our trailer so any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:55 PM   #2
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If you have a spot on the wall marked for a TV and you stay under the rating (I've seen both pounds and size in inches) then yes, it can travel there.
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info. There is a spot marked on the wall but I didn't look closely to see if there is a spec included
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:25 AM   #4
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No indication of weight or size indicated so I will see what the dealer recommends.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:39 AM   #5
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Size and weight limit would depend on the wall mount you use.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:41 AM   #6
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In both the RVs we've owned (a bumper pull and now a 5th wheel) we simply lift the TV out of the mounting bracket and store it on the bed, face down.

Better safe than sorry.

(our mounting brackets were/are the swivel out arm type)
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Ours is attached to a swing arm bracket and has been there since new. When pushed all the way in, it locks into place. No issues at all with leaving it there while traveling.
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What size TV do you use?
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My is the same, swing bracket, 32" here

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Old 06-14-2014, 11:05 AM   #10
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You have been very helpful. I appreciate your advice. We will have out grandchildren for two weeks in July and this will definitely help with those rain days.
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TV can be a nice distraction on rainy days. Our TT came with mounts. One TV has mounts and a strap on either side of the TV to keep it secure.

They Velcro around it. I would think you could find something at camping world or somewhere similar.

For our bunkhouse room we bought a TV with built in DVD player. It lays face down on the bed when travelling.
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I have a 32" with a built in DVD that I thought would work well for the trailer. The info on it says it weighs 19.5 lbs so not too heavy. I like the strap idea. My wife and I are hoping to test run the new unit this weekend coming.
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Got the TV mounted and it works well. Ready for next trip.


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Old 08-03-2014, 09:54 PM   #14
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Grandson watched a movie on the trailer last night. I asked him what he thought of the TV. He said "cool". I guess that would be the seal of approval from a 3 yr old.


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I installed 2 straps with adjustable connectors on the wall behind the TV. While traveling I run one over the top and one under the bottom of the TV and connect in the middle snug against the wall. Never had a problem
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I'm like Weezer, I lift them off the mounts for travel and put them on the bed face down. The trailer has A LOT of bounce going down the road.
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