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Old 06-11-2011, 08:06 AM   #1
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Changing bedroom TV to LCD 06 MADP

Any tips/suggestions on swapping my original 20 CRT tv to a 26" lcd...I presume the 26 is the most appropriate size for the bedroom...Is there an easy way to make it look good when it's done..I think I know how to remove the old one...drill out the 4 wood plugs in the front trim.....mounting hints would be appreciated...also which brand looks/works the best???
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Old 06-11-2011, 09:27 AM   #2
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I have converted the CRT hole into storage with a cabinet door that looked very close. Always nice to have more storage. Then mount the TV on a braket/arm so you can move it around.
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Old 06-11-2011, 10:33 AM   #3
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...drill out the 4 wood plugs in the front trim.....
I don't think I can help much with the TV replacement since, I think, mine were different, but....

If your wood plugs are the same as mine, you don't need to drill them out. They are a "push fit" in the hole and can be removed by a twist and pull. You may have to use a pair of pliers... carefully, to not damage the wood plug.

I was lucky t find a Sony HD, flat panel TV in the square format just before they changed all TV's to the rectangular format, so mine fit the square format of the existing TV cabinet.
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Hi Footdoc,

Haven't heard from you in a while. Good to see you back.

My rig is still the '02 Mountain Aire. I did this change over about 3 years ago. Go all the way to the end of this thread to see where I am now.

I chose a TV with an internal DVD player for the bedroom so I could get rid of the old stuff up front and put in a Blu Ray player.

I see you commented on this install awhile back. I know you'll be happy with the swap out. This system has been a pleasure to watch and enjoy over the years.

Good luck,
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