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Can't find homemade pannier thread

I remember reading an excellent thread buy a guy who made some awesome aluminium panniers, i've been searching for it again as i want to have a go at making some only i cant find it, could someone please tell me where to find it?

Its the one where he uses 2mm aluminium sheet, angle and pop rivets.

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I remember reading an excellent thread buy a guy who made some awesome aluminium panniers, i've been searching for it again as i want to have a go at making some only i cant find it, could someone please tell me where to find it?

Its the one where he uses 2mm aluminium sheet, angle and pop rivets.

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Hi jim try /search/panniers page/rough start on home-made panniers .if you need help or advise i made my own for my v-strom ,going to post it when i find the pics
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I was reading two this morning having found them whilst reading the 'Bike Preparation' piece by Frank Warner.

They were

alluboxes - rtwxtz660

and

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...lt-water-38521

Hope one of them helps
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Hi Steve, i tried the search but couldn't find it, i'm hoping to make some panniers for my Strom1000 any pics would be great. I used some allit panniers last year for a trip but found them to be really thin.

Deenewcastle, thanks mate thats the elusive thread i wanted.
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And thank you Jim. I was going to go with Allit as they didn't seem to be much more than a DIY set, but now I'll not bother. I did wonder if they might be a bit on the thin side
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