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PostSubject: Sissy Bar Pad   Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:26 pm

Hi guy's n gal's. 
Just had a brainstorming session with the good lady as she said the sissy bar pad didn't feel big enough for her as she's been used to a large top box back pad until we got the Intruder.
So the intention is to remove the Renegade pad & replace it with a larger one custom designed by myself & covered by, hopefully, Tony Archer from Huddersfield.
So all I have to do is buy some alloy plate, s/s nut's n bolts n washers & do the sizing design, simple's!!! Yeh right. . .  LOL!
Oh yes & while I'm at it I'll lengthen the back cover & speak to the wizard & see if he can do some sort of decal, mmmm smokin.... 
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:40 pm

Sounds like a plan Peter, Tony Archers your man for that type of thing    I've been looking into Aluminium plate for a rigid back to my panniers, Bloody expensive! I've gathered the knowledge that road signs are 3mm thick and come in various sizes and are only held on with Jubilee clip type things  Very Happy  Those tin snips I bought seem like a bargain now  Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:56 pm

If the design you want is not to elaborate, have a think of ways to do the whole thing yourself. You may surprise yourself.
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:37 am

simbo wrote:
Sounds like a plan Peter, Tony Archers your man for that type of thing    I've been looking into Aluminium plate for a rigid back to my panniers, Bloody expensive! I've gathered the knowledge that road signs are 3mm thick and come in various sizes and are only held on with Jubilee clip type things  Very Happy  Those tin snips I bought seem like a bargain now  Twisted Evil


Just remember to fit them on the inside   Would want a tug from the boys in blue.

Whilst in China some of my division took a trophy from the dockyard in Shanghai whilst we were on HMS Cornwall. It was a 5 foot aluminium sign saying trespassers will be shot.The fitted it to the hatchway above their mess deck little buggers. Luckily the command found it funny.
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:26 pm

Kevin that is funny   
Glad they didn't get shot.
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:30 pm

Thanks Sim & be careful plod don't catch you matey!    
Dave I'd like it to match up with the seats so it's gonna be an Archer jobby I'm afraid.  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:03 pm

That sound good to me Pete, that will look good if he does it to match your seats.  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:06 pm

Thank you Dave, knew you would understand & anyway Rosie say's it has to match or else    
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:12 pm

To have the sissybar done the same as your seats will look so good & yes I understand. Reason for that is firstly as I love my bike & secondly as my wife tells me I love her even more.  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:22 pm

we agree again Dave  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:05 pm

Peter, try and find someone who sells chequer plate and see if they have any offcuts,this could be fairly cheap, you could have plain alloy or the cross hatching done in satin black, food for thought !!
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:27 pm

Sim take the whole sign m8 the angle iron comes in very handy,put a high viz vest on always works.
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:44 pm

alfie92 wrote:
Sim take the whole sign m8 the angle iron comes in very handy,put a high viz vest on always works.


Your obviously experienced in this matter alfie  Twisted Evil  Any chance I can have my lead flashings back next time your in the area?  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:04 pm

Doc I have a man reasonably local who does autojumbles who sells off cuts of ally etc so I'll be foning him tomorrow when I feel a bit better.   
Got some sort of chest infection that makes breathing sound like I'm drowning so will go to doctor's in the morning then see what I can sort out afterwards?  :ill:
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:03 pm

Hey Peter, I have a 2 Ft x2 Ft sheet of 1/4 inch aluminum. If you will drop by the house you can have some of it. 
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:13 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:24 pm

He needs to fit a snorkel on his bike but it will need to be a little bit longer than the one I had on my Landrover.  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:10 pm

Tex you n me are going to have to have words   
Sim you don't have to encourage him either   
Dave you ought to know better      lol! 

Theres none of you ought to be let out alone!  :cmate:
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:47 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:52 pm

  
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PostSubject: Re: Sissy Bar Pad   Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:59 pm

You're all mad but we love ya !      
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