Chimney breast issue

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  1. NeoAdjuvent

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    Hello,

    I have a dilemma!

    I am going to be creating a floating wall on a wide chimney breast when I get the keys to my new house next friday.

    I want wall mount 180cm of besta units underneath the telly but the chimney breast is only 61 inches wide. This would leave 4 and a half inches of the besta units hanging over the edge of the chimney breast.

    Now I don't necessarily have a problem with this aesthetically, it may even work quite well for my front speakers.

    My questions are:

    1. Is this safe to do?

    2. Are there any additional things I would need to do to ensure the safety, or would it be enough to just leave it hanging over?

    I could always just have 120cm / 2 besta units instead of 3 but it doesn't look as good...

    Thanks!
     
  2. BillyHunt

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    Could you not widen the chimney breast.....realise it's extra work but personally I think it will look better.
     
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    I think it's more about the looks than the safety.
    3 options:
    Increase chimney breast width.
    Chop down the middle besta so it fits the space.
    Use different units or 2 bestas.
     
  4. NeoAdjuvent

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    Yeah that's what I'm annoyingly coming round to.

    Sigh. Now to find some 20" units.
     

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