I'm planning on mounting a flat panel lcd on my living room wall ... however it is a plaster/lathe wall with a pocket door.
My house was built in 1926 - and it's pretty solid.
The pocket door walls are studded sideways with 2x4's (true 2x4's!) - and I was wondering if it was a problem to install the tv and the mount on these studs. The tv is a 42" and about 70 lbs and the articulating mount is approx 25 lbs - so a combined weight of 95 lbs.
Is it safe to mount this directly with 4 lag bolts into two studs ... or should I be mounting a 36" x 24" 3/4" plywood to span 3 studs and installing the mount on that? I also have to keep in mind that the articulating mount can swing out approx 19" (I don't think I'll be doing that, but I'd like to be on the safe side)
Any help would be greatly appreciated!