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Old 09-21-2016, 10:40 PM   #8841
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I think he said 6" square by 8 ft long.

But I'd like to know where he found a 6" square tube.
Yes, you're right. I was reading too fast. Duh. Like you, I want to know where the 6 inch was bought. I installed a 5 inch but that extra inch would help. Our mat is a tight fit.
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:12 PM   #8842
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Most home building supply stores sell 6" x 6" vinyl fence post. I put one on my previous camper because the 5" round one was just a bit too tight for my sewer hose. You can also buy the square caps for each end. Use screws to fix one cap on one end then use small hinges and a small hasp on the other end to access sewer hose. It seems there is a post on this forum somewhere that someone did this.
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:19 AM   #8843
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I've seen 4" and 5". Used the 5" on mine. Haven't found 6 yet. I'd like to know where too.
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Old 09-22-2016, 07:23 AM   #8844
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Evereddie,
It is a pvc fence post with end caps from Home D.
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Old 09-22-2016, 07:47 AM   #8845
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Old 09-22-2016, 07:57 AM   #8846
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Evereddie,
It is a pvc fence post with end caps from Home D.
The only 6x6 PVC I have seen "Listed" at HD is a "Fence Post Cover",cant find any Info on it! Youroo!!
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Old 09-22-2016, 08:02 AM   #8847
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I've seen 4" and 5". Used the 5" on mine. Haven't found 6 yet. I'd like to know where too.
I used the 5" x 5" and a through search of the Home Depot web site only turns ups 4" and 5" PVC fence posts. I did find these: Crossover 6 in. x 6 in. x 54 in. Post Sleeve which are just under 6" square but only 54" long.
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Old 09-22-2016, 08:19 AM   #8848
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Ok, sorry for confusion, went out and measured, it is 5" ouside. I try an add an inch to every measurement. 😎
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:25 AM   #8849
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Wow, 60"....I like!!!! Anyway, what does the Tv weigh? Put it on a scale. Does your 5er already have a mount on the wall and was it factory installed? If not, did you mount one in the area that was labeled for a Tv mount (the factory would have built a "backer" into the wall to hold the weight)?
This info will help all of us give you a better answer to your question.
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How much does a 60 inch TV weigh?
For example, your standard 32" flat-screen LCD TV will weigh between 25-30 pounds on average, while a much larger 60" flat-screen LED TV can be much heavier, sometimes weighing upwards of 75-100 pounds. Meanwhile, a large flat-screen projection TV can weigh as much as 200 pounds.

I would not attempt this mod without engineering help from the manufacturer (and good luck with that )
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:27 AM   #8850
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Ok, sorry for confusion, went out and measured, it is 5" ouside. I try an add an inch to every measurement. 😎
Ahh. I looked hard for a 6 inch before I gave in and bought a 5 inch. It's OK but could really use a 6 inch. Think the next one I will do a round one.

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Be careful with the wall thickness.....round 5 or 6" ones are heavy....
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:39 AM   #8852
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Be careful with the wall thickness.....round 5 or 6" ones are heavy....
Ya, thanks. Somewhere I found a thinner walled PVC pipe. Was for drainage not high pressure supply side.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:53 PM   #8854
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Found this online:

How much does a 60 inch TV weigh?
For example, your standard 32" flat-screen LCD TV will weigh between 25-30 pounds on average, while a much larger 60" flat-screen LED TV can be much heavier, sometimes weighing upwards of 75-100 pounds.
Meanwhile, a large flat-screen projection TV can weigh as much as 200 pounds.

I would not attempt this mod without engineering help from the manufacturer (and good luck with that )

That's the answer I was trying to get from the OP. I might have been remiss in not explaining the difference.....ie; a 60" LED will be lighter than a 60" LCD and forget the weight of a 60" plasma!
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Old 09-22-2016, 10:59 PM   #8855
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A few things over the last few days, tested and setup my Tekonsha P3 brake controller, dissatisfied with the performance I went ahead and replaced the molded in 7 way connector, still wasn't satisfied so I adjusted my brakes. I adjusted them last year, but I've only pulled it 1,500 miles or so. Regardless, they were loose. So now I can lock the trailer tires but I've got the voltage turned way up. Now I guess I'll start looking for potential voltage drops along the brake system. I know it's solid to the junction box on the hitch.

I'm seriously considering upgrading to electric over hydraulic disc brakes.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:21 PM   #8856
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I'm seriously considering upgrading to electric over hydraulic disc brakes.

I've yet to read/meet someone who wishes they hadn't.
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Old 09-23-2016, 12:12 AM   #8857
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I've yet to read/meet someone who wishes they hadn't.
Last mention of it here was in 2014, but like you all I've seen are rave reviews. It looks like $1,500-1,800 or so. Seems like a wise investment, so next spring might see me getting this.
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Old 09-23-2016, 03:36 PM   #8858
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Added a set of Safety Struts from Mount N Lok. They were at the RV show and had them cheap. My bumper is already reinforced but I wanted a bit more support none the less. Very easy to install (6 total bolts). Took about 15 minutes.

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Finally opened the bottom panel...


and found this......


Now I finally know which panel the WH is behind.

Also, since I have a fear of a sagging awning, I installed a cradle....
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Old 09-23-2016, 08:14 PM   #8860
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Due to ongoing job requirements I Filled the water system with antifreeze.

Tomorrow I will pull the battery out and open the tub of Damp-Rid.

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