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Beware Tosh 46 Stand!

Discussion in 'TVs' started by mdekkers, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. mdekkers

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    Hi all,

    The stand that came with my Tosh46 just collapsed. All by itself. The cheap MDF stuff in two of the legs and on one other corner of the base just crumbled away, and the legs kind of slipped out from underneath it. The telly fell, but did not seem to have sustained any damage, except for a small scratch on the side - it just kind of slipped down, rather then fell outright. It was switched off, so the lamp survived the damage as well.

    I will be phoning Tosh and ask for something to be done. I would advise all Tosh owners using the original stand to make sure everything is sound, or just replace it with something decent.

    :mad:

    Martijn
     
  2. Razor

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    Oh dear, that sounds terrible. I have seen tosh stands before and they are cheply made, but they shouldnt collapse. Good job there wasnt a baby playing at the foot of the tv.
     
  3. St_ve

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    Do you have to put them together yourself or are they ready made?
     
  4. Razor

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    I was thinking the same. The old stands had to be constructed (D.I.Y.)
     
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    Yep - you've still got to put them together yourself!
     
  6. Razor

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    Sounds like a job for your grip fill soni
     
  7. mdekkers

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    The stand is DIY. The actual screw/bolt type thingies that hold the whole lot together are still connected to eachother. its the MDF that just crumbled away. Cheap stuff....
     
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    Well, looks like i wall mounted the Tosh just in the nick-of-time!! :clap:

    I've attached the photo again just in case any other owners/members are interested in ditching the stand :D
     

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    LOL.... I love that pic soni :)
     
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    How in the name of all that is holy did you get it up there?? If you will share the secret I might get one instead of a Plasma...
     
  11. Razor

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    LOL :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
     
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    Grip Fill as recommended by Razor! £9.99 for a 2.5 Litre tube compared with £300.00 for a wall mounting bracket. It required support for the first 24 hours until it went off, but after that it held its own!! However, i would recommend the 3 year warranty and accidental damage cover. :rolleyes:
     
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    hmmmm, doesn't look straight to me either :)

    Wall mounting is fine for the portable range (46in etc) but when you get to the mens range of 52in of pure beast, you need a RSJ I reckon ;)
     
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    What do I with the 65? :rolleyes:
     
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    Mine has been mistaken for an RSJ many-a-time! :D
     
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    I suppose you recomend a LG :D
     
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    Razor, please educate Lion.:suicide:
     
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    LOL..... :rotfl:
     
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    Mines been makeing some noises of late, lound cracks and creaks. I think ill try it on a new stand for the height blurand for the safety of the tv as well.
     
  20. Razor

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    Breeze blocks and a plank of wood is your cheapest and strongest option. or try digging your floor out so your head level is just above the floor.
     
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    Its so ridiculous the TV hardly weighes anything. I used to have 40" 4:3 monster crt, now that was heavy.
     
  22. Razor

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    RD655 is just under 16 stone. Not what you call portable. How heavy is the tosh mrmoo?
     
  23. Widescreenx

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    Can you give me a review on the Toshiba 46 I want to buy it and I'm not sure worried about the hdmi being hdcp compliant and able to take sky hd
     
  24. Razor

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    Widescreen

    Welcome to the forums. There is loads of reports/reviews/comments in these forums just do a search for the tosh 46. :smashin:
     
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    But... if you install your DLP Rear-Projection TV this way, and it falls down and breaks as a result,... will the insurance/warranty cover the breakdown... because this is not the proper way of installing it?


    technology works this way - immitate, integrate, innovate...
     
  26. Razor

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    Thats a simple question to answer. The guarantee is with Grip Fill, they will re-imburse you if their product fails to hold the TV in place.
     
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    Fantastic Reply!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Top marks Razor :thumbsup:
     
  28. Razor

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    Cheers :hiya:
     
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    perhaps you can use this quote and get some money from them :p :clap: seems to always work when you say something like that to the manager :)

    look AT THIS XBOX it could have crushed my baby!! what you gonna do about it??? :rolleyes:
     

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