Mounting 37" LCD on Metal Stud Wall

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Old 07-05-09, 08:48 AM
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Mounting 37" LCD on Metal Stud Wall

I am trying to mount a 37" LCD TV on a 5/8" sheetrock wall that has metal studs 24" on center. The mount came with hardware for a wood stud wall. What type of anchors should I use for the place I can catch the metal stud and what type of anchor should I use for just the drywall?
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Old 07-05-09, 03:24 PM
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I'de use toggle bolts to anchor into the studs. I wouldn't trust drywall to hold my TV even though there are drywall anchors that claim to hold alot of weight.
 
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Old 07-05-09, 04:21 PM
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mount a 24 inch board from stud to stud with metal screws.

Paint the board to match the wall, then mount the tv mount to the board
 
 

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