R1200GS Adventure & HP2 skidplates

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Twin headlight Ernie, Jun 21, 2006.

  1. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie bar napkin engineering

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    Hi Jim, Thanks for the nice complements. I enjoy making the skidplates from my small shop here in Minnesota. I just recently finished making a new aluminum skidplate for the 650 V-Strom and have them ready for sale now. I also recently finished making a aluminum fatfoot for the Honda XR650L. They are also available for sale. I hope to have a DR650 coming over this weekend for a fatfoot. I should have them ready by the following week. I'm looking for a Buell Uly to make a fatfoot pattern from. If anyone in the LaCrosse WI area has one that they can donate some time from they would get the first unit for free. Thanks Ernie
  2. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 scatology expert

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    Ernie,

    Check is in the mail. Can't wait. I'll post pics of before and after. I wonder how many beers it will take me?:1drink
  3. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie bar napkin engineering

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    Hey Lonestar, Be careful. Last time I got involved with a few beers at a friends place we wound up installing a Honda CX500 engine in a Bolens garden tractor. Never ceases to amaze me what inspiration has come from having a beer with a friend. Just for the record it's the nicest running lawn mower I've ever seen. He mows the lawn in the summer and plows the driveway in the winter. 2HE
  4. mgarrett

    mgarrett How far to Murphy?

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    One at most. I put Ernie's plates on my GSA a few weeks ago, it was a breeze. Everything fit EXACTLY. No holes just a little out of alignment as I've come to expect from so many aftermarket parts. Fit was exact. It was so easy it almost took the fun out of it!
  5. nickatnite

    nickatnite Poster Boy for Red Death

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    Ernie,

    Just sent you an email with a few questions. I'd like one with the taller front for my 1200 GS. So it can protect the exhaust cross pipe.


    Nick
  6. WOLVERINE

    WOLVERINE Keep her pinned!

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    Hey Ernie, Just sent you an e-mail....Your craftmenship looks outstanding! Totally Wicked!!!
  7. buraksan

    buraksan Burak

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    Hi Ernie,

    your skip plates are in Turkey now :-) I've installed them this weekend, great stuff, good workmenship. Thanks..

    Burak

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  8. Twin headlight Ernie

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    Hi Guys, Once again, Thank you for the complements. It's really what inspires me to keep making them. Glad to hear that my first skidplate has arrived in Istanbul. Thanks for posting the picture Burak. It shows off the dimpled mounting points and I did'nt have a picture like that in my collection. I just finished another ten GS skidplate sets and got materials today for another twelve. I have a 650 V-Strom skidplate at powdercoat today. I'll post pictures when it gets back. Thanks again everyone. 2HE
  9. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie bar napkin engineering

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    Hi Wayne, I got your check in the mail today. I have your skidplates all boxed up ready to go. I'll take them over to the post office first thing Monday morning. Thanks and enjoy the skidplates. Ernie
  10. Twin headlight Ernie

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    I got some skidplates all packaged up headed for David in Texas. I'll walk them over to the post office tommorow. Hope the weather is better. We had a cold rain all day today. Ernie
  11. Sasquatch2112

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    Just got mine today, the powdercoat looks great. I'll be posting pics after the install this weekend.
  12. wolf359

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    +1 another very satisfied customer. Came packaged very professionaly too...

    Thanks Ernie!

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  13. Frontiersman

    Frontiersman Been here awhile

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    Ernie, I recieved my skid plates today, really nice work, I will post pic's as soon as I have a chance to install them this week.

    Frontiersman.
  14. Baterista

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    Didn't think eyesight was something I'm having difficulties with in my middle years, but no matter how much I flip through the pages here I can't find what the terms are for purchase of these plates. What forms of payment do you accept, and how is that payment made?

    Btw, my poison is an '07 1200 GSA.
  15. Twin headlight Ernie

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    Hi Barista, I sent you a e-mail. Ernie

    Anyone wishing to purchase can reach me at dakotabeemer@hotmail.com
    I'm trying my best to keep skidplates on hand. I don't like backorders either.
    I just picked up more aluminum last night. I'm getting ready for rally season.
    Thanks again to all that have purchased skidplates form me in the past. I appreciate all the nice complements. 2HE
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    allthelees n00b

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  17. Baterista

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    Hey 2HE, it's "Baterista," not "Barista." One makes music, the other makes espresso. And I don't make no espresso. :D

    Thanks for the reply, checking my email now.
  18. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie bar napkin engineering

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    Sorry for the typo. I did'nt know the meaning behind either so I guess I got some education. :rofl 2HE
  19. Twin headlight Ernie

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    Just wanted to let Philippe know that his skidplates are on the way to Toronto. Thanks Ernie
  20. Frontiersman

    Frontiersman Been here awhile

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    All mounted up, great work Ernie.

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