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anyone know where i can get safety straps so i can strap the LCD TV onto our stand? (don't want it falling over & injuring baby!) or if u have your TV strapped in, please tell me how you did it.
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I take it your TV has a place to attach straps on the back or the base? I just attached the strap with a couple of screws to the back of the TV stand. They had to be small as to not split the 5/8" inch shelves on my stand but they do the trick.
And they are out of eye sight.
 

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My 46" tv is currently strapped to the stand with some rope! The plan it to utilize the threaded holes for the wall bracket and with some aluminium strip from Home Depot, fabricate a bracket that will bolt onto the TV and be screwed onto the stand. I estimate about a 2 hour job including the time it takes to go to HD and back. I have seen commercial brackets, usually designed for wall mounts primarily and only as stand mounts as an after thought and I am sure they work well but IMHO are overkill for my childless household and are too ugly and expensive.
 

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Frankly, if its a good stand I really don't see the need if your tv comes with a decent size base. (best to just teach junior to stay away)

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if safety is paramount then buy a proper mount that attaches to the stand. This will be several hundred dollars but it really is the only proper way to do it. BigScreenBob's idea is fine for a smaller unit that might get bumped but it won't prevent a crash if a thirty of forty pound child decides to yank on it.
 
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