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Old 11-15-2020, 12:23 AM   #1
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3660 Suite TV mount question

Hey everyone,

Just bought a 2021 3660suite and had a question about the TV mount in the living area.

It didn't come with a TV, so I picked up a 43" TCL to use. But I was thinking the PAW mount is going to be a pain to hang with the way it's recessed in the entertainment center. And the bracket to make it compatible is almost as much as a mount you'd use in your house for it.

So I started looking at regular mounts that extend out (easier to get behind and take off while riding as well), but it doesn't feel like there's any support behind the 'wall' you hang the TV on, which most of them say you need to mount the wall bracket on.

Has anyone else used a normal mount that extends out to mount a TV in that area? Or would it be better (safer) to just move the PAW mount down so it's easier to slide it into place?

I'd really rather not rip part of that out before our first trip out in a couple of weeks.

Thanks for any advice in advance...
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Old 11-15-2020, 10:04 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. The mounting brackets are no different in an RV then a stick house so I don't understand that statement. My rig has an articulating TV mount it recesses into the wall when the slide is in and out for viewing when the slide is out. Myself i think I would mount to the factory supplied mount. JMHO
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Old 11-15-2020, 02:10 PM   #3
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Hey, thanks for the reply and the welcome to the forum... I had a Grey Wolf 26DBH before we upgraded and they have been very informative in the past (although I've never had to post so was usually here anonymously).

So this picture may explain what I was talking about a little better as far as the recess where the TV goes:

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The biggest problem is even with the existing mount, the tv's mounting holes are closer to the bottom of the TV. So I'd probably have to relocate the existing mount regardless to even get the TV in that space, and it didn't seem to be any type of brace going up and down in that area.

As it turns out, I went out this morning and took the cable plate off and was able to see behind the face that there's a piece of plywood that starts about six inches above the plugs and runs to the top.

So I think it should be fine putting a mount with the arm on that. I just couldn't tell if it had any bracing behind the thin piece of wood on the outside before I did that.

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Old 12-04-2020, 10:09 AM   #4
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In mine, have the same model, I have a 40" set that I use the mount the trailer came with/ The mount has enough play in it that you can easily get it to slide into the wall bracket. It takes a bit of practice to get it to align, but after doing it a couple times, it just falls right in now. You definitely want to remove the set while traveling, even if you use a different mount. I would avoid a swing out only because I don't trust that wall to support the weight extended out from it, it is rather thin plywood.

Sorry its a 40" not a 43". TCL 40S325. Thought it was a 43" but that is my other set in the bedroom.
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Old 12-04-2020, 04:44 PM   #5
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Hey Bhrava... thanks for the info. I ended up mounting it on a swing arm and so far so good... it's pretty solid when it's up against the wall.

But you're right... there's no way I'd leave it on there to travel. Fortunately it's just two screws to take it off and put it back on, so for at least the first trip out on it, things went well (and it was sure nice not looking at a 27" TV while watching football).
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Old 12-05-2020, 01:14 PM   #6
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Surprised it fits, the 40" is pretty snug side to side. I'll have to check the 43 I have to see how well it fits. The 3660 layout is pretty cozy too, get the fireplace goin, the TV on, sit back, recline and turn on the massage and heat and snooze fest occurs.
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