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Old 05-24-2011, 09:08 AM   #88
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Originally Posted by boxertwin View Post
I had trouble with the original Happy Trail latches. They would stay in the latched position but the 'hooks' or 'catches' would disconnect from each other and the lids would bounce open. There was plenty of pressure against them from the rubber seal. This would only happen when I would ride the 950 hard off tarmac. I had other issues too that caused me to abandon them.
OK, thanks. Nice to know those butterfly latches are available but not sure they would've helped the situation on your 950. For right now, my lids have stayed shut, so I got no reason to change out those latches. On the other hand, I haven't put them through any rough use yet.
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