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I have aluminum studs and want to attach a TV bracket. Any ideas on which brand would be best with density?


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When all else fails they can sometimes be spotted from the outside in the morning condensation.


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As a coincidence, my old studfinder bit the dust a few months back. Replaced it with this. REALLY good quality tool. Solid feel to it unlike the plastic box thing I'd had before. Works well and has settings for both wood and metal studs. Good price.


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Dick_B wrote:

When all else fails they can sometimes be spotted from the outside in the morning condensation.


X2 and I took pictures of all the outside walls so I could use the information in the future.

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Aluminum framed trailers may have as few as three studs over the entire length of the side. The wall may have steel sheet metal just under the paneling for attaching a TV and it can be found with a strong magnet. A stud finder for wooden studs will be pretty much useless. If you had a sticker showing the TV mount location then go by that, if you want an alternate location, good luck. Contact the manufacturer if in doubt.





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Lynnmor wrote:

Aluminum framed trailers may have as few as three studs over the entire length of the side. The wall may have steel sheet metal just under the paneling for attaching a TV and it can be found with a strong magnet. A stud finder for wooden studs will be pretty much useless. If you had a sticker showing the TV mount location then go by that, if you want an alternate location, good luck. Contact the manufacturer if in doubt.

That's the problem Lynnmor, there is a sticker and I've talked with three different people that used the sticker for guidance on the exact same RV that I have and the sticker had been placed in the wrong spot. I'm not drilling pilot holes only to learn some flunkie put the sticker in the wrong place.

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