Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by BrettMRC, Jun 10, 2009.
I've got a Subaru Outback... what are the chances of getting it on the car?
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.
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.
Lay it flat on your car roof and use a couple of bungy cords to strap it down .
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?
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
well there is always that way to look at it !!
A skateboard and some velcro should do it !
I only have rollerbaldes - will that be a problem?
Seriously tho..I would keep it upright and consider borrowing a van/estate. Short term pain for long term gain!
The outback is an estate - so with some buggering about it should be possible
Black cab might do it?
Is it a long trip?
Hire a small van from europhire, thrifty, et al for about £20 for 2 hours.
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.
Hmmmm - might down grade to a higher spec 42" just to be on the safe side then...
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.
Store delivery? Might be worth paying any extra they'll charge
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