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New tv, old wall mount ok?

Pretty sure this will work, but wanted to make sure - have a Level Mount model FT65-CC; new TV is LG model 65UH76. Box mount came in says up to 65", 200lbs.

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Clarification Request
Double check the HDTV model number

I don't see it online. You may have reversed or omitted a character.

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Could it be the 65UH7700

That one has a shipping weight of 78.5 pounds. The actual TV is less so if your mount is done well you are well inside its rating.

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Model is definitely 65UH7650

65UH7650; bought it at Sam's so maybe a model # unique to the retailer? At any rate, I got ahold of someone at Level Mount who confirmed it will work. I know the weight is ok, was curious about the holes for the screws in back of tv, didn't know if they would match up. Thanks!

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Why yes it is.

Walmart and others need models only for them so they can set the price and avoid price matching. Can make it difficult to compare models.

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It's an old wall mount.

What have you got to loose, don't take anyone's word for it, just take the hardware and put it on the TV. If it fit..you save some money. Have fun and enjoy the new TV.

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(NT) extension arms?
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extension arms?

Tech support at Level Mount said he thought I would need to use the extension arms that came with the wall mount. I've looked it over & don't see why - the holes in the back of the tv are 30cm from top to bottom, if I use the bottom holes in the bracket, 30cm up reaches into the channel in the upper arm with about 15 cm to spare - maybe I am missing something, but doesn't that mean the extension arms are unnecessary? Thanks-

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What extension arms?

I don't see any on the hardware. Did it come with the TV?

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came with wall mount

4 pieces approx. 8" length, included in box with wall mount, along with some hardware to connect them to arms of wall mount.

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At the end of the day your call.

For me, mounting a 78.5 pound TV on a 200 pound rated mount would be well inside it's rating that I would not hesitate.

There must be something untold here such as the mount isn't secure in some way that makes this one a no go.

http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-65UH7650 in the User Manual PDF pegs the TV at 59.0 pounds so we are at a fraction of the 200 pound rating.

Can you share what the worry is?

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