How do I get my 50" plasma home?

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  1. BrettMRC

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    I've got a Subaru Outback... what are the chances of getting it on the car? :thumbsup:
     
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    Without the packaging you should get it in but be very careful as plasma TV's should really be transported vertically to avoid damage to the screen.
     
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    50 inch plasmas and far too big for most cars , and as mentioned , without the packaging the glass on the screen is easily damaged.

    If you dont know anyone with a van that can bring it home for you in the packaging then pay the money and have it delivered.
     
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    Lay it flat on your car roof and use a couple of bungy cords to strap it down :thumbsup: .

    Seriously though, if you haven't got far to go, you could unpack it and lay it down flat on a duvet/quilt. It's not the best solution and you run a high risk of cracking the screen. Can you call upon the services of a friend who owns an MPV for example?
     
  5. BrettMRC

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    My dad does have a van, but he is using it tomorrow when I'm picking up the TV! lol! I don;t have to go far with it, so I think I'll risk transporting it unboxed but wrapped up... its only money right :suicide:
     
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    well there is always that way to look at it !!
     
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    A skateboard and some velcro should do it !
     
  8. BrettMRC

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    I only have rollerbaldes - will that be a problem? :smashin:
     
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    :D

    Seriously tho..I would keep it upright and consider borrowing a van/estate. Short term pain for long term gain!
     
  10. BrettMRC

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    The outback is an estate - so with some buggering about it should be possible :D
     
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    Black cab might do it?
     
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    Is it a long trip?

    Hire a small van from europhire, thrifty, et al for about £20 for 2 hours.

    :)
     
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    I too have a Subaru Outback. You have no chance with a 50". I got a 42" Fujitsu, upright, into the back seat - it was a very tight fit.

    Don't take chances with laying it flat. Hire a van.
     
  14. BrettMRC

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    Hmmmm - might down grade to a higher spec 42" just to be on the safe side then...
     
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    Don't downgrade to a 42" you will regret it afterwards.

    I got my last 42" in the back of a black cab and with my latest 50" rang around a couple of taxi firms and it cost me £10 for about 7 miles in a 8 seater taxi/van. That was with the box in an upright position.
     
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    Store delivery? Might be worth paying any extra they'll charge
     

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