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Old 08-04-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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TV in front bedroom of Grey Wolf 26BH

I want to put a TV into the front bedroom of our Grey Wolf 26BH, so that at nite when the kids are sleeping my wife and I could still watch TV if we want to.

Has anyone done this or tried to?

My thought was to pull the wires through the cabinet above the dinette, then across through the ceiling right behind the A/C, then through the cabinet above the kitchen sink and couch . Then cut an outlet and coax box into the little stub wall between the couch and bedroom, then I was going to mount a swivel TV mount onto the wall (most likely mounting a 1X6 to the wall first then mount the TV mount to that).

Any input would be great.
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Old 08-05-2012, 10:19 AM   #2
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I too have a 26 bh and was looking at the same thing. What I was going to do is mount a dvd TV on the same wall, but put a digital antenna and run an outlet into the cabinet right behind that wall. Because I am not sure of what is in the celing I was a little hesitant to run stuff across it.

Either do that or mount one in the cabinet above the bed, so we can lay in bed and look up to watch
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:59 PM   #3
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I dug into the camper a little today. The ceiling is just the paneling with fiberglass batt insulation laying on top of it, so it doesn't appear that fishing wires across would be problem. The only thing that I did find that is confusing me a bit is the coax cable. I pulled the coax/antenna booster cover plate off, there is 3 coax cables (1 is labeled cable, another is labeled antenna, and the last is labeled set 2) and a 12V power wire. The coax that is labeled set 2 I traced to the input side of a splitter, that then has 2 coax wires on the output side coming off of it. I know one of the wires goes to the outside TV hookup, but I have no idea where the second one goes to. Does anyone have any idea?
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:46 PM   #4
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I decided to tackle this project on Thursday while we were camping, since the weather geeks had been talking rain, and they were right.

It was kinda a PITA to do, but the results were well worth it. The wires are all ran through cabinets and through the ceiling. Other than having to mount the TV wall mount to a 1X6, since the only studs in the wall are on each end and nothing in the center, everything looks like it came from the factory.

I will try and post a couple of pics this coming weekend.
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:13 PM   #5
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Here are just a couple quick pictures that I took of the TV mount and wall plates, unfortunately I was not able to get a coax plate that was the same size as the outlet plate. The second picture is with the TV on the mount and what it looks like from just sitting on the bed. This is the BEST modification I have done to the camper yet!!

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