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Offline Murphy

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Damaged OEM pannier
« on: April 23, 2019, 05:56:39 PM »
So the story is (blush, blush) pillion dismounted and somehow or other the bike decided to slowly topple over. I couldn’t stop it so took a fairly gentle tumble onto the pavement. The pannier took the weight so no real damage to the bike or me BUT the corner of the pannier concertina’d slightly. Most of it bounced out leaving a slight crease.
Question is, will this come out with, say, a heat gun judiciously applied from the inside?
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Re: Damaged OEM pannier
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2019, 03:15:05 PM »
Just leave it as a badge of honour.  :002:

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Re: Damaged OEM pannier
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2019, 03:27:44 PM »
*Originally Posted by McVicar [+]
Just leave it as a badge of honour.  :002:

Dishonour more like.

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Re: Damaged OEM pannier
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2019, 03:55:40 PM »
Yep … done that, except it was my foot that slipped. :034:
The heat gun will help but you can pretty much give up on matching the outside 'paint job'.
I went for a matt black plastidip finish … easy to apply and redo should I need to … probably!!
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Re: Damaged OEM pannier
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2019, 06:47:33 PM »
Think I’ll leave it as is.. Doesn’t look too bad and we have inners as a backup if it leaks.

 


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