Cheaper than Pelican panniers

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by kos600, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. kos600

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  2. LewisNClark

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    I have two of those, good to keep ammo dry but the lids will easily blow off on a motorcycle and will only store about 1/2 of what a Pelican case will.

    I just bought 2 NEW Pelican cases at an Army navy store for $45 and $55...much stronger than the ammo can boxes. ...and Pelicans will withstand a pretty good lick.
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  3. kos600

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    I stand corrected. Us city slickers don't have many good army and navy stores here in Boston.
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  4. LewisNClark

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    Takes patience but you can also find used one on eBay,AdvRider, craigslist, etc in $40 to $50 range. I'd rather have one Pelican or Storm box than two ammo cans.
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    You can find real metal ammo cans for less than the cost of the plastic ones. They'll hold up -far- better than the plastic stuff will, in nearly every situation.

    While Pelican/Storm cases are great, I've been happy with the Seahorse/Serpac case on the back of my snowmobile. Watertight, airtight, and cheap enough I didn't mind punching some holes in the bottom of it.

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    i use seahorse cases on the back of my triumph, new, with locks and shipped to my dooor, 2 were less than $135

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    I'm in the Seahorse camp as well. An added benefit of the Seahorse cases over the Pelicans is the option for integrated latch locks.

    I've got two SE720s for side cases and an SE300 for a tank box.

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  9. Raiz

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    I've got seahorses on my KLR650. I've only gone down once on them, but they didn't break!

    I need to find a good way to lock them... I'm just not into the padlock look.
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    i believe that the seahorse cases can be upgraded to key locking tabs. i've got two and the flyer in the case showed the locks:evil
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    Niles Riding >> Typing

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  12. kos600

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    Quote from Seahorse website:
    That sounds pretty good. Cheaper than Pelican too. Thanks guys.
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