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Old 01-19-2017, 10:47 PM   #1
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Installing an electric fireplace

I am the proud new owner of a 1998 HR Endeavor 37CDS. I am in the process of upgrading and remodeling the interior. I am removing the couch on the dinette side and replacing it with a fireplace TV stand and recline. I am OK with mounting the TV to the stand, and getting the cables and electricity to where I need it, but before I begin, I'd like to know what others have done to secure the cabinet to the floor or wall?

I dont want to go in this blind and make an expensive mistake, or cause injury to myself or my coach. =)

As my dad always said, Measure twice cut once. So consider this query my first measurement. BTW I did search the forum but after 5 pages of irrelevant posts, I gave up and decided to just ask.

Thanks Everyone
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Old 01-19-2017, 11:13 PM   #2
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Electric fireplace installs have been done by several members here.
He's ours:
An easy surface mount type.

And another:
A built-in look.

The main issues are power feed (proper and aesthetic) and heat path (heat rises, so be cautious).

Best luck
Kim and Steve, Mustang LCDR (USCG Ret), Outlaw #1193
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Old 01-19-2017, 11:41 PM   #3
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Thanks for the pictures. Would still love to see some free standing units.
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Old 01-20-2017, 12:02 AM   #4
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Free standing unit we have. From Costco a few years ago. Zero install other than to plug it in. Slides behind the passenger seat when traveling or not in use. Provides good heat and we enjoy the ambiance.
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2011 Tiffin Phaeton 40QTH (Cummins ISC/Freightliner)
Flat towing a modified 2005 Jeep (Rubicon Wrangler)
Previously a 2002 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37A and a 1995 Safari Trek 2830.
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