Thanks again GWD.

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Thanks again GWD.

Post by PedroTQ » Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:52 am

G'day to Everyone,

well it is thank you again for the DIY section. After my un-planned meeting with someone in a shopping centre carpark, I had several busted pieces of Tupperware.

I managed to source some ABS solvent from a hobby shop, so I just filed some ABS from a scrap piece of busted saddlebag, mixed it with the solvent to make a paste then used that to glue the bits back on in several layers an hour apart.

My saddlebag was too badly damaged, so I purchased a matching pair from e-bay that will sort of match the rest of the bike, the side cover lugs were broken off in transit but with my new repairing technique they are like new, maybe even stronger as I built them up a mm each side.

Just waiting for the brake lights on the saddlebag and I will be on the road again.

I also think the GL-1500 was designed for the beer drinker in mind as the rocker cover is a perfect platform for my beer. :D

All the best to Everyone, regards, Peter.

Repaired side cover lug.
Repaired side cover lug.

Rebuilt air vent spoiler.
Rebuilt air vent spoiler.

Repaired saddlebag tabs for the side cover.
Repaired saddlebag tabs for the side cover.

Beer stand.
Beer stand.

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Re: Thanks again GWD.

Post by spiralout » Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:11 am

Sucks that your 1500 got busted up already, but you're right, they are handy for sitting your beers down as are the rear passenger footboards ;)

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