I've mounted a plasma tv on a section of a wall that is just a little wider than the tv itself. That makes it impossible to slide the retaining bar in place because it requires room on at least one side of the tv. Mostly I'm worried about making it safe around the kids if there was an earthquake, etc.
I'm thinking that I could thread aircraft cabling before mounting the tv and pulling it taut with clips at the ends. Would that work? Other ideas?
I've got a Monoprice low profile mount on the wall above a fireplace (not in use). No issues with the mount itself. Like most mounts, it includes a retaining bar that ensures the TV can't jump off the mount (earthquakes, etc). Because the tv is mounted on a small wall (maybe 6 wide), the adjacent walls (at 45 degree angles) don't allow for the retaining bar to slide in and secure the tv to the mount.
So, as for the cable, I was thinking that I could use it to replace the retaining bar since its flexible and could overcome the neighboring wall obstructions.