X-LARGE aluminum panniers CHEAP

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by sallydog, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    custom sizes no problem
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  2. mpanther

    mpanther KotW - Just Ride!

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    Wow, shopping for panniers and getting some great prices!

    just need to think how I would want to mount them and what size to get.

    Latch suggestion:
    http://www.mcmaster.com/#padlock-latches/=45tg4c
    look at latch "P". not sure how it would do with the different height though.

    How much to add the hinge?
    How much was the top box?
    What if i wanted a square step in the inside bottom edge for exhaust spacing?

    Thanks for making and offering these boxes.
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  3. JackL

    JackL T plus 16 months

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    Ditto on how much to add
    Hinge, lock, & some mounting brackets?

    These look good so far.



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  4. sslongmuir

    sslongmuir Fat Adventurer

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    Im in iraq and cant go stare at my bike for hrs which i want to so bad. How will these fit on the stock 2009 R1200GS Adventure saddlebag mounts? Not securing them thats not the issue but i think i remember it not being flat like the back side of the boxes... They look big and rugged which is what i want so im interested....
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  5. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    square notch on the top or bottom? not a problem but would change the price. i am not interested in doing mounts because you have to have the bike present to make them strait and even. and everyone has different racks. as for the hinge and latches, that is different from person to person. i sell these as "no frills" and the price reflects it. if i have to go all the way, the price would be double.

    that custom top box was $175. it had to be beveled so his panniers would open.
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  6. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    here's a custom one...

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  7. mpanther

    mpanther KotW - Just Ride!

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    Thank you so much for the reply.

    Well, I wasn't asking you for mounts. That is for me.
    and I don't want latches provided, that was for people reading the thread.

    But I Might be interested in paying the extra for the integrated hinge & maybe not. Some will though.

    Unless I get lucky on FleaBay, I am sure these will be my next set of panniers.
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  8. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    i look at everything on a case by case basis. let me know when you are ready. :D
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  9. ghostrider.y2k

    ghostrider.y2k ride enything but HD

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    how about a custom size?please pm me a contact #,i got few Q's.

    thanx,y2k.
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  10. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    how do these look ?

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  11. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    Can't go wrong with these panniers :deal
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    Andrew
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  12. sallydog

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    nice job on the mounts and latches but they make your tires look bald. :lol3
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  13. hahmule

    hahmule Balding Gloriously

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  14. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    thats correct. you would need a set of latches of some kind also. my deal is just boxes and lids. you do the weatherstrip and latch/hinge yourself.
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  15. hahmule

    hahmule Balding Gloriously

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    I assume you have some suggestions for the weatherstripping, I can handle the latches myself.

    PM me with payment details and we can get em ordered. :nod
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    Nugget,
    Here are the items I used for latches\handles\weather stripping. They've worked great thus far. All items were ordered from www.mcmaster.com

    Latch: 1590A14 EDITED. This is the correct Latch\Strike Assembly!!
    Handles: 1568A11
    Weather stripping: 10ft 1120A182

    So many options of things to use, but those seemed to just be the right fit for me.

    Andrew
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  17. sallydog

    sallydog https://sallydog.smugmug.com/Pets/LD-Travel/

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    searching for draw latch at mcmaster carr gets you these choices . i recomend the weather strip andrew used above.

    your choices on boxes are square bottom or notched bottom, same price. any custom size smaller than the 50 liter, same price.

    i will be making boxes next week some time, shipping on thurs or friday.
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  18. hahmule

    hahmule Balding Gloriously

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    another pm sent, will need address and shipping charges.
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  19. hahmule

    hahmule Balding Gloriously

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    Thanks for the reply Andrew, the less I have to figure out the easier the project will go. What did you use for the handles on the tops of your cases? Are they sturdy enough for tie downs? Maybe some metal strap or similar material on the inside of the lid would reinforce the attachment points?
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  20. andrewgore

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    Nugget,
    The handle I used is just a 3" tall 5/16" diameter aluminum piece with #8 screws holding them down. I'd have no reservations mounting anything to the tops of the boxes. That being said, I wouldn't take a ratcheting strap to them and crank em down :lol3 Here are some pics for you:
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    Andrew

    PS. They make great seats next to the fire. They get cold initially, then the fire heat warms em up a bit :lol3
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