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Old 10-15-2013, 06:41 AM   #16
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Yep, definitely a good idea. I have a 1550 and it's the perfect size for normal non-travel use. Fits a full tool set, snack, maps, camera, and rain liners.

I made a plate for extra support since I fill it and go off road. If you OR, then I'd use a support plate. It is only plastic...

If you used fender washers outside and inside with the standoffs under it, you should be fine. I used the plate to push the mounting holes to the corners of the box so it's super stable.
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:57 AM   #17
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I use a Seahorse more of a box rather than a brief case...

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Old 10-15-2013, 02:57 PM   #18
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I plan to do some O/R riding thus I should probably use a metal plate under the Pelican case

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Old 10-18-2013, 08:01 AM   #19
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Great choice of box,they are super tough,I just bolted mine onto original Honda rack,using ,like others have large washers,absolutely no problems on hundreds of km of Moroccan pistes.
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