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Old 12-09-2012, 11:39 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:50 AM   #52 (permalink)
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I spent a lot of time in the woods around there in the U.S. Army in the late 1980s. We were based out of Ansbach, but a lot of our training was in your neck of the woods. Beautiful part of the world!


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Old 12-09-2012, 11:13 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Installed tool tube, have all the main wrenches, shorty's mostly, a cruz tools multi tool, allen wrenches, Harley Davidson 8 in 1 screwdriver, mini compressor and plug kit. In my soft tail bag I carry a bottle of water and a quart of gas in a MSA bottle. Cell phone, PT 145 45 calibre pistol with extra mag in OWB holster or the Colt 1911, or both if I expect trouble hehehe..
Where on the GT did you mount a tool tube? I have had a tool tube on my previous bikes but haven't found a good location on the GT. Pictures? Thanks.
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:59 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:32 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Tool kit
additional 1/4" drive ratchet & a few sockets
flashlight
multi-tool
tire gauge
plug kit
basic first aid kit
duct tape
zip ties
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I normally tow a trailer with about 300kg of Stahlwille tools in case of an emergency, you know it is also a good idea to carry a few truck batteries or a petrol generatorand a small lathe that can run off them also a decent sized compressor and a full set of air tools, worlk lights can be handy to if you break down at night time..

Damn the extra weight I have to be prepared.
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:22 AM   #57 (permalink)
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:22 PM   #58 (permalink)
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I want you along on my next ride, Dave!

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Jeez I don't imagine queuing up at the gas station while he was trying to find his wallet in that lot!


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I normally tow a trailer with about 300kg of Stahlwille tools in case of an emergency, you know it is also a good idea to carry a few truck batteries or a petrol generatorand a small lathe that can run off them also a decent sized compressor and a full set of air tools, worlk lights can be handy to if you break down at night time..

Damn the extra weight I have to be prepared.
We deserve that, it was just a matter of time
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:23 PM   #60 (permalink)
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Well I just couldn't help myself!

Sorry Kit In reality I carry very little.

On my Daytona just a std tool roll and credit card and license and RACQ card (Auto club).

On my GT I carry a roll of duct tape a Leatherman tool,a 1 litre bottle of water some zip ties and a small towel all in my Ventura 10 litre tail pack

I also have this in the backyard should Things go very pearshaped (my track day transport).



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