Pannier top protection

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by bodini, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. bodini

    bodini Adventurer

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    Hi Folks,
    Just got a beautiful new set of the mid size ( 36L 40L) Bumot panniers. The lid tops are 7" by 16". Tech Spec doesn't apparently make Snakeskin in that size and their sheets are 12" by 13". So am I going to have to cut a sheet to 7" by 13' and put up with an 1 1/2" gap at each end or does anyone else know something or another product I don't know of. Thanks for any help.
    Bodini
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  2. dpike

    dpike BeeKeeper Supporter

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    i used giant loop clear film to do the tops of my tt boxes. i'm very happy with how they came out.

    this is one of the topboxes i did. i made a template out of velum for shaping it.

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  3. rider1150gsadv

    rider1150gsadv Long timer

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  4. bodini

    bodini Adventurer

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    Thanks guys. Appreciate it.
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  5. The Cone of Silence

    The Cone of Silence Been here awhile

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    You can't go wrong with the marine grip or pool grip pads. Sticky, cheap, tough. Cut to size whack it on, Robert's your mother's brother.

    Croc Grip - available in Bunnings for any Aussies here.

    Pannier mat 3.jpg Pannier mat 2.jpg Pannier mat 1.jpg
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  6. kantuckid

    kantuckid Long timer

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    Maybe paint the tops with stuff Toyota uses on the low body parts of their cars? See an AB supply or body shop.
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  7. nimrod

    nimrod Pog Mo Thoin

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    You can't go wrong with the marine grip or pool grip pads. Sticky, cheap, tough.

    It's da bomb!
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  8. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Long timer

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    No need for expensive Giant Loops stuff. How about some inexpensive 3M clear vinyl - or even some off brand stuff from evil bay. Ive used both on a couple of sets of panniers - even did it on the tail gate of my truck. It works fantastic, doesnt cost an excessive amount. Looks great.
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