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Old 08-02-2014, 04:09 PM   #1
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TV replacement cabinet

I have searched and searched but can't find ideas (suggestions) for my latest project.
DH has removed the big old heavy TV from the front side cupboard on our 2003 Minnie. We have the entertainment center in the cab-over, not a bed.

Now what are ideas to
1. modify the inside of the cupboard?

2. Attach a new flat screen TV?

3. Add cupboard door(s)? I would assume we could get a good match from a diy store. The opening is 23.5 inches with the inside being much larger.

4. We did purchase an articulating tV arm; where/how might it be mounted? We don't have to use it tho.

5. Now that we have access to the cabover, should we consider adding insulation to the whole space behind the entire cabover space? Is so, what type?

We are not big tv watchers, but occasionally it would be nice.
Any and all suggestions, ideas, wish-I-had, photos are welcome. TIA

Mike Leslie
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Old 08-02-2014, 08:26 PM   #2
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Looking forward to replies, Mike. I, too, have '05 tv in overcab space and would like to have ideas for remodel. Good luck in your pursuit. Will follow this post to see what happens.

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Old 08-03-2014, 06:23 AM   #3
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Go to a local kitchen fabricator with one of your other cupboard doors and the exact measurements, they can make you up a matching door out of solid wood. You now have a very solid place to mount your new TV. Be sure to get a heavier than required latch and support struts to handle the weight of door and TV.
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Old 08-03-2014, 06:27 AM   #4
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Murf2u is right. I've seen that type of mod.. In effect the TV becomes your cabinet door.
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The attached shows how I placed my flat screen on the full slide. I have a 2007 Monaco Esquire, class C.
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We had a door made to cover the hole that hinged at the top and then mounted a flat screen TV to the door. Used heavy hinges and gas struts to help hold the door open for access to storage behind the TV.

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