Doh! Didn't realize someone beat me to the punch.
Originally Posted by Disaster
Here is an engineer's perspective. When making such a decision one should consider that the original manufacturer probably never intended the TV to be mounted in this orientation, therefore there may be design issues relative to the VESA supports and panel cooling.
The VESA supports were probably designed to withstand shear...not tension. There is a chance they could flex or creep in tension leading to disastrous results. I'd at least want some type of secondary mount or restraint.