Home made panniers

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Chopperman, Jul 24, 2002.

  1. Chopperman

    Chopperman I am dead

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    http://www.mtmcase-gard.com/products/camping/dry_boxes.html

    Some time ago I was thinking on doing up some boxes for the DR. I was gonna use the huge ammo cans, but as Mssr Blume pointed out...20# each *empty* was a bit over the top.

    These look like the trick bit. yeah they aint as sturdy as a metal can. but I bet you can cobble them together with duct tape should you bust one, finish the trip and then just get another.

    The online places have them for under 20 bucks each.
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  2. R-dubb

    R-dubb Dubbious Adventurer

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    It's that "Home Depot" look that I especially like. Sort'a looks like you should sell brushes door-to-door and carry the box along.

    :1drink :drums
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  3. Charlie Brown

    Charlie Brown Sweeter than YooHoo

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    yeah that looks like it would do the trick, i'd try to also support them from the bottom as well as the sides, just because you dont know the strength of the plastic.

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  4. fish

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    Well, I can tell you the green ammo dryboxes (11 bucks) will easily hold 3000 rounds of .223rem :evil

    I think they would really be stupid looking on a GS :uhoh
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  5. Chopperman

    Chopperman I am dead

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    not if you put a couple riceboy spoilers on them.
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  6. fish

    fish Banned

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    No, you're right. That would make it look oh so much cooler. Maybe a Neuspeed or GReddy sticker or two, hmmm? :huh
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  7. Chopperman

    Chopperman I am dead

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    don't forget the neon. keeps the radar off your back, cause then the cops know you have a sweet ride and you can outrun them.
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