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Overland Solutions skid plate

I have read about subj with toolcase in Chris Scott`s book, and I want to buy this. On Overland Solutions internet site I didn`t find any information.

Can anyone help me?
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I see the one, yes it looks very neat. It'll be very expensive too. Making the bottom of your bike wider where it is going to go through deep ruts etc is not really a good idea. Get your tool kit and make or find a plastic tube for it. You can simply tie it onto the frame or rack. Small metal ammo boxes are also good. Attach using "U" bolts. I think homemade is always best in the end.
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Allan, how expensive is it, do you know?
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I'm looking at the same picture you are in Chris's book. I haven't found it on the website I'm afraid. That picture is probably years old and they don't make it anymore. Good luck in your search.
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Touratech do something similar for some bikes.

For example - for an F650GS their part number is 040-01248. UK cost is over GBP200.
Possibly cheaper elsewhere knowing the general trend of overpricing UK customers. OOps - sorry, wrong thread!
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it is still available, my bike is being prepped by Ernie at the moment.

Best time to call him is around 7pm or drop him an email.
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