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Author Topic: Mounting canvas musette bags on 2005 RE Military  (Read 818 times)

tooseevee

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Re: Mounting canvas musette bags on 2005 RE Military
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2013, 07:35:15 PM »
Here they are loaded up with a toolbox full of wrenches & sockets, screwdrivers & pliers, etc., an AVL battery, an electric drill, a small sledge hammer & a workshop stool.

I would have added the leaf blower, but it wouldn't balance.
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Re: Mounting canvas musette bags on 2005 RE Military
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2013, 09:01:02 PM »
IMPRESSIVE!

I think I'll check out my local Staples' poster board.  I may try to duplicate your bag/box solution.

Thanks.

Edited to add...
Although I like my current canvas/leather bags, I find that their capacity (volume) is insufficient.  I, therefore, just ordered two JUMBO size musette bags - size 15"x15"x5" for $15 each w/ free shipping.  They look like yours, only OD green.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2013, 09:25:15 PM by Catbird »
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Re: Mounting canvas musette bags on 2005 RE Military
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2013, 10:13:02 PM »
IMPRESSIVE!
I think I'll check out my local Staples' poster board.  I may try to duplicate your bag/box solution.
Thanks.
Edited to add...
Although I like my current canvas/leather bags, I find that their capacity (volume) is insufficient.  I, therefore, just ordered two JUMBO size musette bags - size 15"x15"x5" for $15 each w/ free shipping.  They look like yours, only OD green.

     I wish I could still take runs that required me to HAVE bigger bags, but we all gotta slow down when we gotta slow down. 15, 20 miles now & I gotta get off, have a coffee & start back. My bags are mostly for a bag of dog food, a half gallon of 1% milk & some bananas now. Maybe something from AutoZone   ;D

      But it's the look that matters, right? World Traveler   ;) Ha!
« Last Edit: October 18, 2013, 10:22:04 PM by tooseevee »
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Re: Mounting canvas musette bags on 2005 RE Military
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2013, 12:21:12 AM »
I just take reasonably short runs with my RE, too.  If I go someplace like the local Walmart, by the time I pick up a gallon of motor oil, a 3 lb. bag of dry cat food, a 4-pack of light bulbs, a 6-pack of men's socks on sale, a pack of computer paper, etc., etc., I have exceeded the limits of my current bags.
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1976 Honda GL1000 Goldwing - sold
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2011 Vespa GTS 300
2013 Royal Enfield C5 Military
2014 Honda CTX700N DCT