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Offline deuce72

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Saddlebag options?
« on: April 22, 2019, 02:53:40 pm »
Let's say if one maybe damaged one or more of their OEM saddlebags. Has anyone had any luck with any aftermarket options out there that fit the C-10?

The used OEM saddlebag market is a bit crazy $$$$$$$$$$

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Re: Saddlebag options?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2019, 04:47:50 pm »
You would need to come up with some mounting means, like make them from conduit or something, but I was just in Harbor Freight today (my local outlet, where I cannot escape without buying something...) , and they had some really nice sized/shaped, beefy boxes, with handles and such, for very little $$, like a pair for less than $100, and they look "Nice", (robust, but nicely made)...and would be actually perfect....

https://www.harborfreight.com/tool-storage/all-other-storage/4800-weatherproof-protective-case-x-large-64250.html

https://www.harborfreight.com/tool-storage/all-other-storage/3800-weatherproof-protective-case-16-516-in-63927.html

I wish they had one of the "big ones", but looking at the others, they are as good, if not BETTER, than the Pelican cases I've seen, that cost 2x$$$ more..

here's the one I was hoping they had,
https://www.harborfreight.com/tool-storage/all-other-storage/5800-weatherproof-protective-rolling-carry-on-case-x-large-64819.html

I didn't go in there for cases, I went in for a battery operated fuel pump, to drain and refill bike tanks ($10), and ended up strolling around and looked at those boxes.. perfect timing for you...
I'd buy that big one, and turn it it a "universal" trunk, that I can swap out from my C10, and my old KZ1000... I'm sure it would work fantastic.

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Re: Saddlebag options?
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2019, 08:08:15 am »
Once upon a time there was the Happy Trails rack available for the C10, but I don't think it's made anymore.  It's not listed on the website.  https://www.happy-trail.com/


For what it's worth, here's mine with Givi e-41 bags mounted.  The rack included turn signal relocation brackets (shorter arms)


https://photos.app.goo.gl/C4ZXsyjVG0M8dRRN2
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Re: Saddlebag options?
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2019, 11:39:42 am »