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Old 04-21-2011, 05:58 AM   #1
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The Squeeks are gone!!

After removal of the 80 lb. "boat anchor" (aka Sony 26" TV) from the front and replacing it with a 26 lb. 32" flat screen, THE SQUEEKS ARE GONE! Completed the job several weeks ago but just yesterday drove the MH for the first time (to fill the diesel tank - $3.95 in Austin, TX). Unbelieveable difference and there is no feeling that the monster is coming down and you'll be crushed....
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Congrats...always love getting rid of any squeaks.

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Old 04-21-2011, 10:20 AM   #3
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As you can tell by my signature, I can really appreciate this post. The weight of our (not used...ever) TV has the same effect...getting rid of it is the next project...what to do with the space?? Bob
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Hi Scenic Route,

In our Coachmen there was a 19" tube TV just above the driver's console. We removed it and replaced it with a 19" flat wide screen. I had the new TV mounted on the old frame converted to a door with a latch and plan to use the space to store DVD's, etc.
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Hey Dan, Sounds like you and Hal have made a good move in saving weight by the change over. I haven't made up my mind to do the same thing because we just don't watch that much TV...would like to get rid of the weight and the 'squeaks' though. I like how you mounted the TV so you can use the space behind for additional storage...good idea! & Welcome to the site. Bob
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Ba Humbug! Death to all BIG bUTT TV's!!!!

I think the best thing about the front kitchen layout on our Knight is no from TV at all...
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Ours, too!

Got rid of our 27" RCA CRT & went with a 32" Vizio LED. The CRT weighed 78 lbs, the LED weighs 13.25 lbs. The overhead cabinets no longer squeek, pop & groan going down the road.

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