Originally Posted by mshulman
interesting. I don't know what should or shouldn't be done, but my friend bought a plasma and we drove over 100 miles with it laying flat. The guy at the store didn't mention any issues with that and its working just fine.
You friend is a dumbass, and a lucky one at that. Every Plasma manufacturer requires their Plasmas to be shipped upright, not laying down. The packing material is not designed to properly support the TV laying down.