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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 02-18-2017, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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How the hell do I mount these

So just yesterday my Viking saddle bags came in. I am having a hell of a time mounting these. Everyone makes it look so easy but no matter what I do I cannot position these the way I want them. Anyone who has ever installed these bags please help me out. I am at such a loss.

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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 02-18-2017, 07:16 PM
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Don't feel like the Lone Ranger. I had never installed bags nor even seen them installed. First some questions: 1) Which ones are they? 2) What kind of mounting gear came with it?

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Well funny enough, my wife just came home and gave me a great idea. Pictures to follow, I just finished the install

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I don't know how to post pictures from mobile, I'm trying
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so, did you get them to fit or not? if not, yes, more info needed to help you. pictures would be great and would make every ones life a little bit easier.

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I got them to fit, I guess there is no way to post pictures from mobile view so I will post pictures as soon as I get home

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well, I'm glad you got them to fit. yes, fitting saddle bags on a motorcycle can be a bit of a pain.
I'm looking forward to see what you've got there and to hear how you like them once you have tried them out for a while.

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as requested here are the pictures.
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looks good.

please give us a review of the bags after you've put them through some good testing.

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