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Old 09-25-2012, 08:29 PM   #31
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There is absolutely no space to carry anything on my 640. I used some small u-bolts to fasten the Pelican to the standard rack and can keep some tools and stuff back there while I'm out in the desert.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:54 AM   #32
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Secured with wingnuts, for some quick release action.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:44 PM   #33
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:09 PM   #34
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:20 PM   #35
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Nanuk 930 case, SW-Motech rack and adapters. Great setup, can easily carry what I need for a weekend:



If I need a little extra carrying capacity, I just strap on my Nanuk 920 case on top:



With 6 straps total, the top-top case isn't going anywhere!
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:07 PM   #36
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Here's how I used the miter t-track to secure mine:

Top box: Seahorse 540SE

Seahorse 540SE looks like a good size!
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:28 PM   #37
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I used the four points that attach the sides of the rack (handgrips) to the middle portion. I bought longer (hardened steel) M6 bolts, a few M6 washers, and had some gaskets made at San Antonio Belt and Pulley. As far as I can tell, the set-up is watertight.

I know the box looks pretty large. However, it was purchased with a specific purpose; It had to hold the backpack that I use for work.

I have to remove it, to remove the seat. However, that bothers me a lot less than the thought of the box sitting offset to the rear, and using the rack as a "bar" (to hammer the subframe). In other words, I wanted the box to sit centered on the rack (side-to-side and front-to-back).



***On a separate note, I had such a good experience with the distributor, that I felt compelled to share it with those who might be in the market for a Hardigg/Pelican box...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=763769



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Old 09-27-2012, 07:05 AM   #38
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I ripped off Tails' idea he posted a while back, and put a PMB Rack-It on and thru-bolted the pelican case. Works great, even taken a few decent diggers with it and it has stayed put.



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Old 10-09-2012, 09:54 PM   #39
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Bolted to a CJ Designs aluminum plate cargo rack. Back rest for the wifey.





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Old 10-10-2012, 07:22 AM   #40
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I had one of the pelicans on my bike when I bought it and I removed it. I just don't get these bags,you can't lock them easily and they barlely hold anything.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:29 AM   #41
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I just don't get these bags,you can't lock them easily and they barlely hold anything.
Which 'bags'?
Most of us are hauling backpack gear for camping off the bike - AKA adventure riding. My image shows complete gear for living in the backcountry for 5 days. The secret to light packing is good backpacking equipment that is light, durable, and compact.

BTW, I never bother to lock my cases as I'm not away from the bike nor in the city. However a couple of small padlocks work just fine. And they are attached from the inside so not easily removed/stolen.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:55 AM   #42
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Are those the 26L seahorse bags? What mounts did you use? Got a picture from behind?
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:34 AM   #43
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Are those the 26L seahorse bags? What mounts did you use? Got a picture from behind?
Yes, seahorse. Happy Trails rack with their puck attach system. Had the same setup on my Versys so transferred the cases over to the Tiger. Not happy with happy trails. But they're hell for stout and they work.

Only pic I have from behind...

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Old 10-10-2012, 02:23 PM   #44
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Hi Browneye!

Are the seahorse valuemax enough big for travelling? 26l seem to be small for long trips. What's your opinion, after having use them?? What can you carry in the two side boxes?
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:17 PM   #45
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Hi Browneye!

Are the seahorse valuemax enough big for travelling? 26l seem to be small for long trips. What's your opinion, after having use them?? What can you carry in the two side boxes?
If you look at inside demensions on the Storm i2600 and Pelican 1550, the seahorses are like an inch narrower and an inch or so smaller square. If a guy needed the extra room he should go with the i2600, they are the nicest to look at and a good size.

I find them adequate, especially since whatever you have you fill up anyway. So the bigger they are the more crap you haul.

Let's see...
Left side:
tool roll and spares, spare tube, tow strap, jetboil, a liter of wine, camp shoes, extra jetboil cartridge, camp towel, water jug (flat).
Right side:
2 ea 1 liter water cantenes - rectangular, camp kitchen with foods, snacks plates, coffee, foods, mini soft cooler that holds 3 beverages and ice (yeah, beer), camp clothes in a stuff sack.

I'm sure there is more stuff but just can't remember offhand.

Top box has a slew of stuff in it too, including a 45deg down bag, rain pants, chain lube, maps, snacks, tent lantern.

Tank bag is small, sun glasses, sun screen, visor cloth, buff, notepad and pen, camera, phone, spare batteries for camera and gps, tire guage, lighter, change, ear plugs, tissues.

Hydration pack with spare keys, compass, 3l of water, large brim hat, soda for lunch, sandwich or lunch for the day, an apple, jerkey, nuts, via coffees, sun shower (super compact).

In summertime I can get clothes and stuff in the cases. In cooler weather when I need to haul more I add a 35L dry bag, put the sleeping pad in first and unroll it, stuff sleeping bag and clothes into the middle. Tent and spare jacket or liner gets strapped to the top of the topbox. A-Lite chair strapped to the pannier frames somewhere, along with a K-Bar folding knife - a BIG one.
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