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Author Topic: Tired of Staring at Bags...  (Read 1515 times)

DanB

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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2013, 03:11:24 PM »
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Nice job Heloege!  Craig, I see you removed rear indicators...  I have that same rack but left it off due to indicator interference.

I also have the same rack and had to relocated the indicators. I moved them down due to interference. I'm still using the big old dog house, and just drilled new holes and plugged the old ones with plastic plugs from a local hardware supplier.

My pic is not so great but here it is
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2013, 08:53:11 PM »
Nice job Heloege!  Craig, I see you removed rear indicators, any plans for replacement?  I have that same rack but left it off due to indicator interference.
NO, I like my rack more than the rear blinkers, I could get tiny ones - but my Hellas ARE all I need to be legal.
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2013, 09:05:11 PM »
I'm still using the big old dog house.

My pic is not so great but here it is
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HELLO DAN, I use a zippered soft bag bungeed to my identical Rack. I don't think my Rack would be stout enough for that huge hamper you're using-once loaded. My own feeling is, that large an object(tail) to the rear of the Moto is dangerous in the event of severe cross winds, or need of a clean dismount in a fall. I feel obnoxious for mentioning it, but it scares ME, & I wouldn't be a pal if I didn't express concern. Forgive me.

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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2013, 05:19:00 AM »
Thanks, Oddjon!
I'm up to Version 3.0 now (A combination of V1.0 and V2.0). Once painted Black it should be good to go. Looking for the right Pelican Case for the top.   ;)

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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2013, 07:58:57 PM »
Wow, looks extremely good and very practical too.  8)
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2013, 03:50:08 AM »
Gracias, amigo!
Final fit check of my Case and Bags. Will paint later.


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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2013, 03:53:10 AM »
It does make a clean package.  Nice work!
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2013, 12:38:29 PM »
Nice work Heloego!
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2013, 11:51:28 PM »
Thanks!
First paint drying as we, uh, speak. 2nd coat in about an hour.
Should have final pic(s) this evening or tomorrow.
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2013, 11:57:10 PM »
I really like that bend near the shock mount to raise it up.  It's amazing what an ingenious person gets up to with free time and cheap materials :)

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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2013, 01:28:12 AM »
Gotta ennertain m'sef somehow.  :)
That 1/2" tube bender is a royal pain.  :o
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #26 on: December 11, 2013, 03:41:44 AM »
I've seen them bolted to benches.  Then it stays stationary and you press on the tubing to bend it.

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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2013, 03:52:05 AM »
Hadn't thought of that... :o
Here's the finished product:






Now I can get married.  ;)
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #28 on: December 11, 2013, 11:53:02 AM »
Cool  8) is too weak a word to describe it. Molto bene.
If the cake at the wedding is as good...  ;D
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Re: Tired of Staring at Bags...
« Reply #29 on: December 11, 2013, 01:30:45 PM »
Muchisimas Gracias, Royalista.
Kind of a let-down, in a way, knowing I'm finished with this one.  :)
I wonder now if there's good use I can put to all the scrap tubing from this project... :o
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