Olive Drab Gear Up (Part 2)

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by J-Dub, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    Yep. I pretty much fly a desk myself nowadays, when I'm not in the classroom teaching.
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  2. Paint shaker

    Paint shaker Been here awhile

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    Sweet rig!! :clap
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  3. on2wheels52

    on2wheels52 Long timer

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    And I suspect you're not done yet. Very nice.
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  4. J-Dub

    J-Dub Combat Commuter

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    Are ya ever really done?:0-0
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  5. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    The more I look at your bike, the more I like it.

    If I may offer an opinion, go with the o.d. canvas for the shovel cover and the "door" gaiter..
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  6. Melrone

    Melrone Been here awhile

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    I have to say the rig looks nice.The seat looks very comfortable..Is that a police seat redone or aftermarket? I'm getting the seat in my tub redone to fit my wife with a Lumbar support and Russell style work on the bottom part..The look of your leather just helped that decescion....
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  7. J-Dub

    J-Dub Combat Commuter

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    It's not a police seat. It's from Raceway Services in Salem, OR. Here's a link to their Parts & Accessories page: http://www.racewayservicespaa.com/ I replaced the chrome springs that are installed stock with 3" black coil springs that I found on eBay (Chrome bad, black gooood...), and had a denser foam installed when I recovered it. I'm still not 100% happy with the foam density, but it's getting there. Stock, it's way too soft.
    Or maybe I'm just way too fat? :dutch

    Yeah, I was thinking either OD or brown, but I'm leaning toward OD. Can't go wrong with that, right?
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  8. Jnich77

    Jnich77 Been here awhile

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    Multi-cam would be my choice ;-)
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  9. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    Oh, a thought: What about making them out of the same brown leather you used for the seats?
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  10. MartyL

    MartyL Been here awhile

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    Looking good!!!:clap
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  11. J-Dub

    J-Dub Combat Commuter

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    As much as I like Multi-cam, um...no.

    Whoa, that's a lot of leather! I think I like it as an accent. Don't want it to take over the rig.

    Thanks Marty!
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  12. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    Yeah, I guess it would be at that. I'll throw my vote back in for the o.d., then.
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