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#987267 - 05/15/17 11:47 PM TANK BAG REPAIR  
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The clear map cover on my BMW RT tank bag finally gave up, any thoughts on easy ways to preserve/replace that feature?

#987269 - 05/15/17 11:49 PM Re: TANK BAG REPAIR [Re: RET2]  
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Take it to a boat canvas shop.

#987271 - 05/16/17 12:14 AM Re: TANK BAG REPAIR [Re: gordiet]  
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I believe you can get it repaired here.

http://customtankbags.com/

I contacted them once to see about replacing the zipper in my Bagster tank bag. They said they were able to replace the zipper but in the end I decided just to buy a new one since my old bag was in bad shape.


2004 R1150RT 183,000 miles
1991 K100LT 128,700 miles
1982 R100RT 106,900 miles
Total 418,600 BMW miles

The cheapest thing on a BMW is the nut that connects the handlebars to the seat.
#987272 - 05/16/17 12:21 AM Re: TANK BAG REPAIR [Re: kioolt]  
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Thanks for those options, I'll ry contacting them tomorrow

#987424 - 05/18/17 03:49 AM Re: TANK BAG REPAIR [Re: RET2]  
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95% of an RT
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I had Linda at Custom do some repair work on an aux fuel cell cover, good work, reasonable price.


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
#987496 - 05/19/17 03:16 AM Re: TANK BAG REPAIR [Re: RET2]  
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Rainy Pass in Seattle repairs all manner of soft goods. They specialize in complicated stuff - goretex, dry suits, etc, and they are a BMW warranty repair facility (or something like that).

I've had a variety of things repaired there. Two thumbs up.

http://rainypass.com/


I'm a man, and I can change, if I have to, I guess.

Eric

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