Originally Posted by kirkster70
...and I try to make little improvements each and every time. This time around I upgrade what I have been using for mounts...
...and I ordered a "puck" mounting kit for 5/8" tube from Happy Trails. It's a quality set up for a decent price. Until I have the ability to machine my own, this is what I will use. This is a nice upgrade.
I bought a set of those from HT as well for the bags I bought in the FM and mounted on my KLR. They do a nice job and are very secure.
Agree on powder coating the bags themselves. I've never had a problem with chipping due to normal road debris. It's very durable.