Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-19-2008, 04:50 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
1988 32' Excella
Zavalla , Texas
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 7
Can end cap support 15# TV?


I'm trying to find a place to mount my flat-screen TV. Just what is behind that plastic on the end cap?!? I'm looking at placing the TV in the curve section.

Any ideas?

Suzanne 150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2008, 04:54 PM   #2
Rivet Master
juel's Avatar

1976 31' Sovereign
Currently Looking...
Chandler , Oklahoma
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,770
Images: 24
Judging from what we just did to push out the dented end caps on our Sovereign, there's NOTHING behind the plastic but insulation. I don't think that would be a good place to mount a TV.
juel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2008, 05:11 PM   #3
3 Rivet Member
1966 26' Overlander
Prosser , Washington
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 119
Nothing back there

If you look around the outside edge of the endcap, you will see the rivets that are holding it in place. Other than those rivets, there is nothing else holding it up there, and the only thing behind it is insulation. There are not even any cross-members for support in mine not sure if yours would be the same.)

I had thought about setting my small LCD up as a flip down just under the shelving in the endcap but adding supports between the endcap and the fiberglass shelf shell itself and bolting the hardware into that.

I ended up changing my mind on layout so now it isn't going there, but that would work. My endcap is actually two pieces the molded shell for the shelf and the endcap itself. I figured I could add support between the two where the tv would hang and that would hold it there. This involves removing the endcap though.
NWOverlander is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2008, 05:37 PM   #4
Rivet Master
Ganglin's Avatar
1971 27' Overlander
Central , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,365
Images: 13

Do you not have a panel/wall that you can mount one of the original style swing arms on? That way it could be rotated to be viewed from several angles.....
Ganglin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2008, 09:07 AM   #5
1 Rivet Member
1988 32' Excella
Zavalla , Texas
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 7
Thanks everyone....really appreciate the answer to my question. I'll look elsewhere for mounting that TV. Suzanne
Suzanne 150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2008, 09:37 AM   #6
2 Rivet Member
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 29
I mounted my 15" lcd on a swing arm that I fastened to the wall panel right by the front door of my 34' so I can watch from the couch or swing it around and watch from the dinette. Works great. I was also the computer monitor before I bought the laptop. I had it set up with a wireless keyboard and mouse.

rceptex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2008, 01:16 PM   #7
Rivet Master
HowieE's Avatar
1991 34' Excella
Princeton , New Jersey
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 7,070
Images: 12
If you are realy interested in mounting to the curved end you will have to take the end cap down and apply a reinforcement behind the area you want to mount to. I would suggest fiberglassing an area at least 2 ft by 2ft using several layers of 6 oz. glass cloth.

I have used this technique, to a much small degree to repair cracks at the ends of the cabinets in the end caps.
2004 Excursion 4x4
1991 34 ft. Excella +220,000 miles, new laminated flooring, new upholstery, new 3200 lbs axles

HowieE is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Added Support For Frame Rear End tisaacs Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 2 09-06-2007 06:17 PM
Fiberglass End Cap The Flintstones General Repair Forum 13 07-10-2007 04:02 PM
End cap repair gsymes Interior Restoration Forum 13 02-13-2007 02:01 PM
Interior End Cap mjohnson63 General Interior Topics 4 04-07-2004 06:34 PM
End cap repair CO_Don General Interior Topics 2 08-04-2003 04:28 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.