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Old 01-02-2014, 07:17 PM   #1
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How does "TV backer board " work?

Rookie question here, but I have a 2012 Rockwood 2702 ultralight trailer. In the bedroom, their was a sticker that said TV Backer board and has a plug and a coax cable connection. Clearly, this wall at the foot of our bed was designed to have a TV mounted. However, I'm not sure how thick it is, how much weight it will hold and where the backer board is. Any advice?

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Old 01-02-2014, 07:38 PM   #2
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Old 01-02-2014, 07:51 PM   #3
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I spoke with our salesman today, (former service tech) and he informed me that there is a 10" block in this location intended for mounting the TV. This is a common practice in homes and industrial construction, especially when metal frames are used. This is probably the same method they used at the factory for mounting of the cabinetry.
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Old 01-12-2014, 06:37 PM   #4
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Sometines called a backer in construction. Thin paneling in campers and even sheetrock can't support anything as heavy as a tv even with molly type fasteners so wood is mounted behind the paneling to mount the bracket to. It's that wood that's located for mounting the tv bracket.
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