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post #1 of 7 Old 09-13-2012, 04:23 PM - Thread Starter
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I got a full tilt/swivel mount on amazon http://www.amazon.com/Mount--Swivel-Samsung-Panasonic-Insignia/dp/B00322DKCS/ref=sr_1_4?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1347578333&sr=1-4&keywords=mount+it+plasma. Now that its all up and mounted, I have some concerns. The mount seems to sag an awful lot with the tv mounted on it. 20120913_185536.jpg 2410k .jpg file Is this ok? I wouldn't be concerned except that oh you know... its holding my tv. My tv weighs way under the mount limit so it should be able to hold it fine. Also, the mount came with these screws 20120913_190957.jpg 2300k .jpg file and i'm not sure what they should be or shouldn't be used for. The instructions with the mount don't have these even pictured. Please help.
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post #2 of 7 Old 09-13-2012, 06:29 PM
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How much is an awful lot in cm? inches? Is the sag at full extension only? Is your mount connected via the studs? The extra picture is an anchor for wallboard and I sure wouldn't trust that for mounting in any case.

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The first picture is the mount. The top is about 1 inch further from the wall than the bottom. The sag is all the time.
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None of my mounts sag like that unless they are fully extended. Are all the connections tight? Thats where I would start. It doesnt look like its going to fall or anything but is angled slightly from the weight and there is either some slop in some of the connections or the mount isnt designed to hold it horizontally level. Just my $.02. I have 6 tvs on wall mounts and have mounted quite a few others. Some tend to have a little sag but not as much as your pic suggests.
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If I tighten everything completely down, then it won't swing or extend... I'm thinking I just need to return it and get a quality mount. Does anyone know if I can reuse the holes in my wall and studs for the new mount (as long as new hardware is same size or bigger), or do I need to drill new ones?
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Could it be mounted upside down?


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Originally Posted by mandretta View Post

The first picture is the mount. The top is about 1 inch further from the wall than the bottom. The sag is all the time.

Sorry, your picture simply doesn't show that much info. I like the questions about if it's upside down or not, could definitely make a difference as to intended tolerances...

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