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#1 86fj1200

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:19 PM

https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:52 PM

https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.


Totally off the subject. Your sign-on name is 86fj1200, but your picture is an '87?

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 04:34 PM

Good job!

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:08 PM

dmn slick- just like my old GS 850 Sazook.. and off topic, the FJR is a better ride but I miss the shoulder dislocating yank of the FJ1200..

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 07:50 PM

https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.

Love the idea! Please post close up clearer pictures. I'll do that in a Second. :D
If you're not the lead dog. The view never changes and it always smells like crap!

#6 86fj1200

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:11 AM


https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.

Love the idea! Please post close up clearer pictures. I'll do that in a Second. :D


I'll get you some better pics. Took those with phone.

#7 majicmaker

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:21 AM



https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.

Love the idea! Please post close up clearer pictures. I'll do that in a Second. :D


I'll get you some better pics. Took those with phone.

Okie Dokie!! :)
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#8 86fj1200

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:05 AM




https://picasaweb.go...CPyrzMbFsfqougE

I used chrome helmet hanger extensions bent 90 deg. and bolted to frame. Cost less than $15.00.

Have a look.

Love the idea! Please post close up clearer pictures. I'll do that in a Second. :D


I'll get you some better pics. Took those with phone.

Okie Dokie!! :)


here ya go
https://picasaweb.go...feat=directlink

Edited by 86fj1200, 03 March 2012 - 11:30 AM.


#9 majicmaker

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:12 AM

here ya go
https://picasaweb.go...6408/March32012

The Linky No Worky! :(
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:31 AM

oops...try again
https://picasaweb.go...feat=directlink

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 05:28 PM

oops...try again
https://picasaweb.go...feat=directlink

OK! I got it now. Me Likey!! I'll jump on that puppy dog Tomorrow. Thanks 86fj1200! I've tried many Helmet locking devices and I've tossed them all because THEY SUCKED!! This one looks like it'll do the Trick. :D
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 06:13 PM

Nice job

Looks like I have another project before the snow's gone for good

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 06:41 PM

http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 07:07 PM

http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

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Well, dang. I completely missed that discussion. I gotta try that.

I like your solution too, 86fj. I have one or two of those extensions laying around somewhere...

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 07:44 PM

http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

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Damn!! I'll have to try that! :)
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:10 PM


http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

Free Solution! Don't even need to do anything but use it!

Damn!! I'll have to try that! :)

I just tried it and I can't imagine how I've missed that staring me right in the face all this time. I'm a Mechanical Rainman and that one slipped right by me! Thanks Slapnpop! I owe you a case of beer! :drinks: :fans:
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 09:26 PM

http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

Free Solution! Don't even need to do anything but use it!


Thats using your noggin but I rarely use my side cases

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 10:31 PM


http://www.fjrforum....ndpost&p=572092

Free Solution! Don't even need to do anything but use it!


Thats using your noggin but I rarely use my side cases

Hey 86!, Your idea was awesome too. But, unlike you, I don't go anywhere without my side bags. For me, the bags are a Major Component of the bike. :ph34r:
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 08:39 AM

... I don't go anywhere without my side bags. For me, the bags are a Major Component of the bike. :ph34r:

Exactly. They are multipurpose, not the least of which is their role as rear sliders. :D

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 10:03 AM

Our state requires that you get a gunlock when you buy a gun. Given that I use a safe, they've always been superfluous. BUT, the cable kind work great to lock up a helmet.

Edited by FiveG, 05 March 2012 - 10:04 AM.

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