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Old 03-08-2014, 06:20 PM   #1
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Outdoor tv

I am thinking about adding an outdoor tv to the rv. I don't want to cut a hole in the slides or side of the coach. The option I seem to be coming back to is an outdoor portable unit. The tv would store in the basement but come out and sit on a freestanding table or stand of some sort. I like the tv to be at eye level rather than the height of the basement. Has anyone built or bought a stand that was portable and easy to store?

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Old 03-08-2014, 07:56 PM   #2
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We bought a nice set of 4 folding wooden TV/snack trays that are pretty sturdy and about the right height for your purpose. We do not watch TV very often, but we keep one on board to set the Weber Q grill on when there's no picnic table on site.

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Old 03-08-2014, 08:11 PM   #3
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Install a combo coax plug and 110v plug on the side of the RV with a dust cover or hide behind wheel well or inside basement to connect tv to. Then decide on type of portable mounting bracket you want for TV.
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Old 03-09-2014, 07:44 AM   #4
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I think there are brackets you can buy at Campers World ...one fits on the side of the rv and the other on the tv....I installed an electrical outlet in my compartment, and also ran a cable tv cable from the other side of the MH ..using a splitter with a receptical in the compartment next to my entrance door...then you can put the tv either on the wall of the MH with the brackets or on a table or in my case, I just sit it inside the compartment...sitting in folding chairs outside it just about at eye level..

Then at night, I just close the compartment with the tv inside, and its locked and secure...I saved the box the tv came in and slide it inside the styrofoam and leave it in the compartment when traveling..
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:38 AM   #5
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The idea I have is to buy a walker and transform it into a tv stand. It will fold up flat and also provide a stable platform to sit the tv on. I already have a coax and outlet in the basement so all I am looking for is some type of sturdy portable stand. Somehow a folding chair doesn't seem stable enough to support a 40" tv. The idea of making it remote from the camper is to be able to position it so it doesn't bother the neighbors.
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:32 AM   #6
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:30 PM   #7
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This is where I put mine in my Dutch Star. It had a good kind of dead space spot so I used it. It did take some creative engineering though. Jim
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I did pretty much the same, took a small partial bay i had and repurposed a section of for a 32" LED tv / Blu-Ray player / Vizio Soundbar setup. Small portable generator goes behind it.
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Very nice installation!
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I built an outside tv mount from a rvforum article. Cost about $150. Bit works great. Check on forum.

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