Works well and very sturdy
This item worked very well and made a secure shelf mount. The brackets have a special mounting design to plumb the brackets for a better look. The plastic covers snap on easily. I did use longer mounting screws than those that came in the package so you might want to have some on hand--the package screws were only about 1 1/4 inch which is not long if you consider a 3/16" thick mounting bracket plus 1/2" drywall--that means less than 3/4" screw in the wall; which to me, is not enough depth. The
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plastic screw anchors enclosed are not as good as the screw-in type either. Installed these above my wall-mounted flatscreen LED TV to make a shelf for a VCR and BluRay/DVD player. It worked well and I even ran a new outlet and coax/cat5e hook up higher on the wall for theTV, smart BluRay/DVD player, and VCR. Came out nice. To make it look better, I drilled holes for the power, HDMI, and internet to go up through the bottom of the shelf and hide some of the clutter. I do wish you could buy these brackets in a larger size though.