Flat screen tv stand issue

My basement was finished when I purchased my house but it was paneled and carpeted. I did a refinish by painting the panels, instead of removing them, new trim, hardwood floors and homemade baseboard heater covers. Upon refinishing, I think I discovered the method used by the previous owner(s) of the panel installation, which was 2 x 2 studs liquid nailed to the masonry walls, then the panel nailed to them. Though I'm not 100% certain of this, I'm fairly close in believing so.
There are three baseboard heaters on three separate walls of the basement. On one wall, at one end of the basement lies one of the baseboard which is 13" in height, 54" in length and 5" width from the wall. I would like to put a new flat screen 52" LCD TV at this end and using a stand would have to be in front of the heater and extended from the wall, which is not appealing to me. Therefore, I would really like to mount it on the wall, but I'm not sure I should rely on the assumption of the supported 2 x 2 studs behind the paneling.
Now the obvious question. Do you think it's fairly safe to mount on the wall? If not, which I assume it isn't, anyone have any ideas which I may be able to use the basement joists for extra support for the wall? I have suspended ceiling if that's an issue, which shouldn't be. I was also thinking of a way to make a stand to aesthetically fit with the baseboard cover, something along the lines of those wall leaning bookshelves. Basically put, I'm just pondering in my head how to tackle this.
All help appreciated.
Thank you.
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I forgot to add, there is also the basement window which will be above the TV, if that makes a difference, which is could for any type of hanging device.
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lag bolts through the studs into the masonry wall if it's solid masonry. if not, then toggle bolts into the voids in the concrete blocks. in either case, i'd not trust the glue.
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You can buy wall or ceiling mounts for Plasma and LCD. How big is this Plasma?
Say 50", then an articulating swivel mount to the wall can go on the wall or get a ceiling mount. Cut the panel, the size of the mounting plate and then mount directly to the block wall, using instructions with the mount.
I would look further into a ceiling mount, I like that idea.
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Couple of thoughts.
It is a big TV and will hide a big opening in the wall should you decide to cut a hole to investigate. Considering the $$$ you have hanging, I'd certainly want to investigate more.
My next thought it to mount the TV on the wall, but put two braces to the floor to take the weight. By doing that, the wall bracket is essentially just keeping it from tipping forward.
Unless I was positive how the wall was built I'd not hang a couple of thousand breakable bucks on the wall.
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Maybe I'm tired, but I can't manage to read this paragraph. But if you are mounting the tv above the heater, I'd first check how hot it gets where you plan to mount it and check the specs of the tv to see what it says about heat. I can barely guess about either value. But I've had an old tv 2 feet from my fireplace while I had fires, and it seems to be working much less well than it used to. Maybe a coincidence, I don't know. I know I can't sit that close some of the time because it's too hot.

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Hang it from a ceiling mounted framework, wrought iron, woodwork cabinet, whatever. Stoutest part of the area, why not use it? HTH
Joe
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Hang it from a ceiling mounted framework, wrought iron, woodwork cabinet, whatever. Stoutest part of the area, why not use it? HTH
Joe
I actually think that's the way I'm going. I thought about it after I posted and viewed some mounts. Saw the ceiling mounts and decided on an idea. I think it'll work well.
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