Cachastney
I want to install a wall mount TV in a 2016 177SE. I believe I saw there is factory installed reinforcing in the wall shared by the refrigerator and over the floor cabinet. Is this the case and might someone have a drawing or sketch showing the location and size of this reinforcement? I can’t detect any hard spots by tapping on the paneling. If so, are there any manufacturers instructions or limitations for doing this? If anyone has already done this, what mount did you use? Thanks!
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Dukeydrea
We have a 195 and having the same issue. Tge sticker that states bracket here was removed before we purchased our rig. We emailed Riverside but did not get a response where the beam was.
So maybe our fellow retro owners could measure out their wall for both of us.TIA
Andrea
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mkevenson
I have installed 2 different TV wall mounts in our 179 SE. I believe the floor plan in similar to the 177. The 1st I placed on the wall shared by the refrigerator. There is a label on the wall saying "mount TV here". I chose to attach the wall bracket as close to the edge of the wall instead. The bracket held the wall mount and a 19" TV just fine. I did not like the position , however, because I want to be able to watch the TV from the front table, occasionally. The way our bathroom protrudes into the hallway, ( haha), prevents seeing the TV . My solution was to mount the wall bracket on the street side wall which is the kitchen cabinet. This wall is thin but reinforcement with a small length of 4x4 placed inside the cabinet works just fine. Now when I turn the mount towards the front table there is no sight obstruction.
Please excuse the mess in the trailer, working!
The mount is on Amazon:
Mark
Please buy Made in USA
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Cachastney
Thanks mkevenson for sharing your solution and mount information!
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mkevenson
You are welcome. I must say that my 1st mount is considerably less expensive and with a shorter extension arm about $40. Works great but not if you want full view from the front table. For bed viewing it is more than adequate. AND I just happen to have one for sale!!!!!
Mark
Please buy Made in USA
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Cachastney
Thanks for the offer mkevenson. At the moment this is not high on my priority list of things I need to do before we take it on the road. 
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richardtc17
Here is a link to a post I contributed a few years ago: 

https://www.riversidervowners.com/post/tv-mounting-bracket-screws-8478541?pid=1295410132&random=46255

We also have a 2016 177SE. You will see in the pictures that there is a panel of 5/8" chip board behind the luan, but the chipboard panel is only anchored along one side, not both. I didn't trust it so I attached a piece of 3/4" plywood and mounted the TV bracket to the added plywood that was glued and screwed to the chipboard. It is adequate for supporting the TV when the trailer is stationary, but would never drive with the TV mounted. I always easily remove the TV from the bracket and store it screen down on the bed against the wall underneath our pillows.

Here, I transferred the pictures over to this post too:

IMG_1.jpg  IMG_2.jpg
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Cachastney
Thanks richardtc17...that's what I needed to know!  Thanks for the pictures, nice to know there are probably wires running directly behind this area as well!  I like your solution!        
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