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Wall mount hardware

Am looking for the bolt size that goes into the back of the 42"LCD screen (4 ea) used with the wall mounting kit.

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The bolt size you need is: M8-1.25 X 20.  20 is the length that I used and it works well.  You could also use 25 (which is a little longer) if you would like.

 

It took about 5 trips to Home Depot and Lowe's and a few hours searching the web before we got it right.

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