01-29-2009, 11:34 AM
Join Date: Jan 2005
My Ride: Suburban LT 4x4
You should be able to tap and hear the difference. If not, buy the most expensive stud finder you can at lowes or home depot. If you find you have no need for it, you can return it. hint hint.
If you know the TV is going to be mounted covering a certain area, take a small screw driver and poke a hole where you think there is a stud. Worse case, you have a few tiny holes or patches behind the tv you cant see.
If you have never done this before, I would go ahead and cut the dry wall off the stud so that you can see the stud itself. This little 1"x1" hole will guarantee you that you hit the center of each stud properly.
Anything can be fixed later, except your TV falling off the wall.
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