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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-28-2018, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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DIY barrel bag??

Anybody ever made one of these?? After a couple rides strapping things to the back seat it seems something like this could be pretty easy to make and greatly improve the long ride comfort on the Vulcan. I can’t tell which one this is but found the pic on this site: https://www.bikersfriend.com/

It’s either 11 or 13” diameter.
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- 1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-28-2018, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Also like this one: Saddlemen 3516-0108 Standard Sport Tunnel Bag https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0041QFOWI..._mjZ.BbPF85HHW


But it doesn’t look like it could be duplicated. If I weren’t so tight i’d Just buy it...

- 1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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I've considered getting one, mainly for the backrest pad. Have seen better prices on Kuryakyn and Saddlemen at ebay.

So far, my best backrest was a soft sided cooler with towels stuffed in the side zipper pouch. Similar to this one:

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That’s a great idea! I might give that a try if the weather holds out for Saturday.

- 1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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