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Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Mike at Tank Vest, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    Mike -- any options that you know of to hold a map on the TankVest?
  2. Mike at Tank Vest

    Mike at Tank Vest Been here awhile

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    There are several military issue map pouches that work with MOLLE, however, we're developing a map pouch/administrator pouch specifically designed for the Tank Vest. That is about 2 months out.

    Mike
  3. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    that's great news -- I've got a small, foldy MOLLE map pouch, but it doesn't lend itself to reading the map on the fly or easily at rest . . . . I'll sit down, hush up, and await your pouch.

    thanks!
  4. mrprez

    mrprez KJ4WMZ

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    I have a DRZ400S with an IMS tank. I'd be happy to make a pattern for you if it would help. I also have the stock tank as well and can do that too.
  5. Falconx84

    Falconx84 Lurker

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    DL1000 prototype version 1.1


    There's a TON of real estate. Even though I've been involved since since the beginning, I'm still amazed at all the stuff I can fit on this thing, lol. I've tested it with and without pouches to 100 mph and it's as stable as you could ask for. In the near future I'll try and meet with Mike for some better pics, but for now here's a few "ok" cell phone pics to add to the tease.

    The possibilities are endless...

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    3 grenade pouches, Mag light (3 D-cell), 2 misc medium pouches, double M4 mag pouch, double pistol mag pouch, first aid kit... and room to spare, while still leaving adequate space for my knee

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    4(!) grenade pouches, XL sustainment pouch, single M4 mag pouch, misc medium pouch... and the other side of the first aid kit

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    For more crappy cell pics - http://photobucket.com/falconx84tankvest
  6. Mike at Tank Vest

    Mike at Tank Vest Been here awhile

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    Wow, awesome pics bro. Love how you have it set up!

    Mike
  7. G19Tony

    G19Tony Been here awhile

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    Any chance of a vest for the new Honda CRF250L. These are going to be very popular bikes. :wink:
  8. marine_mike

    marine_mike Banned

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    Anxiously awaiting the drz400s Clarke vest
  9. Mike at Tank Vest

    Mike at Tank Vest Been here awhile

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    Things have been moving here at Tank Vest. We've got some cool stuff coming out soon including new lines of Tank Vests and other products.

    One of which is a line of Tank Vest shirts. We're unofficially accepting orders for these by phone now. Please allow 5-7 days to ship. Small to XXL for $25 plus shipping and XXL and larger will be $30 plus shipping. We have several colors available. Right now, we've started with desert with black lettering and black with white lettering.

    Custom colors available upon request. My daughter has already taken advantage of this. She wants pink and purple shirts. LOL

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    The above is the back of the shirt. Below is the front.

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    And a sample of the black shirt front...

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  10. Mike at Tank Vest

    Mike at Tank Vest Been here awhile

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    I've had quite a few requests for a video showing the stability of the tank vest on rougher terrain. I found a section of really bad road and had my buddy video me going over it to show how stable the tank vest is. I'm looking for a better or worse ,depending on your point of view, section of trail or road to do a more encompassing video.

    The video is short and shows in real time, half speed and 1/8 speed.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqWfAdjxw98
  11. Old Baldy

    Old Baldy Sneaky Slow

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    Checked the website, but not clear if the IMS 10g tankvest is ready for the KLR650 yet?

    Thx!
  12. Old Baldy

    Old Baldy Sneaky Slow

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    Would also love one for my Triumph Tiger 955i. If you want one for a pattern, just shout, and I'll ship it off to you, during our winter. Sure that might be worth a little discount... :)
  13. Mike at Tank Vest

    Mike at Tank Vest Been here awhile

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    Hey Old Baldy, give me a call when you can, we'll see what we can set up.

    I apologize for not being here much lately. Our production guy had to have emergency surgery a few weeks back and is having a very difficult recovery. He's back at work and slowly getting back on track. Please bear with us as this has been a very difficult time for us. If you're so inclined, please pray for a fast recovery for Allan.

    Thanks!

    Mike
  14. ouray rider

    ouray rider Been here awhile

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    Your market would double for 1200 gs. Anything in the future???
  15. Sydney Andy

    Sydney Andy Adventurer

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    Hey Mate,

    Just checking in... did you have any luck finding an Acerbis tank to pattern.... "The Zombie Express" needs that white tank covered.....

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  16. Grazoid

    Grazoid Adventurer

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    Mike - hope Allan recovers soon ... but as per everyone else got a couple of questions about model availability.

    Will the std pre 2007 Tank Vest fit the KLR650 C models with the smaller tanks?

    Also are you planning one for the KLR250 ?

    And do you need a UK/Euro distributor ? ;)
  17. Falconx84

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    It's been a little while.... How's Allan doing?
  18. KaceCoyote

    KaceCoyote Pass the queer more beer

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    Any news?

    I've got a DR with an IMS tank and lust for these badly.
  19. Falconx84

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  20. Appraiser

    Appraiser Adventurer

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    I know adding more lines in production is tough. Do you have plans for XR650L tank vest yet?