Issue with older TV stand mounting hooks

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Last Updated March 14, 2016 08:09 AM

I just bought a new TV that uses a smaller screw for mounting. My TV stand has these hooks that screw onto the TV and then the TV hangs from these hooks on the stand. If I bought smaller screws to fit the TV they wouldn't be large enough for the holes on the hooks without a washer and I'm not sure if that is a good secure way of mounting them. I tried searching for replacement hooks with an appropriate size mounting holes but all I can find online is wall mounting which I can not do. What is the best way to proceed from here so that I can hang my TV from the stand?

I added the mounting tag even though it says to a wall since mounting is my end goal.

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When deciding between having your television wall-mounted or perched on a TV stand, there are some important variables to consider. This article will describe the pros and cons of each choice, and give you the necessary knowledge to choose the right setup for your home.

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Your TV can be mounted on a wall using a Wall-Mount Bracket (not supplied) out of the box as packaged. Some larger size TV may require removing the Table-Top Stand; refer to the instructions provided with the TV.

Prepare the TV for the Wall-Mount Bracket before making cable connections.

Sony strongly recommends that you use the Wall-Mount Bracket model designed for your TV and that wall-mounting of your TV should be performed by a Sony dealer or licensed contractor.

For details on how to use the Wall-Mount Bracket compatible with your model, visit www.sony.com/accessories Or call 1-800-488-7669 (for United States) 1-877-899-7669 (for Canada)

Follow the simple steps below to remove the Table-Top Stand:


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