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Looks like a good deal on them.
 

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Great deal. Now make sure you install with enough pipe clearance that you don't end up with saddlebag burn!
 

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Saddlebag burn is exactly what happened to the set that came with the bike. That and a black mark on the factory exhaust. I used it as and excuse to buy a Vance and Hines slip on !
 

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Good deal! Which Vance and Hines slip on do you have? I've been worried about getting some because of the aftermarket exhaust. Let us know how they fit!

Mike
 

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I went with the slash cut vance and hines 2-1 slip on. The only one they make, I think.

New to motorcycles so I apologize if I am wrong.
 

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My old bags did that as well I wonder if you can switch sides withe brackets without turning them around??? It would take care of the issue as long as they do not rub on anything.

Good luck
 

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I am not sure if they would be to big. Not sure on the size of a 650. A friend of mine has one but never really looked

I thought I posted pics, I apologize.

I have a hard time loading pics from my phone. Sorry
 

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Yeah, you did, I think they may be fine, the 650 isn't too much shorter than the 950. How do you like them now that you've had them for a bit?
 

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So far they have been great. I take a change of clothes in them to work. A half helmet can fit in one bag, with a little room left.

I haven't rode in the rain yet with them, but for the price I would buy again. The biggest issue was the saddlebag supports. Which I bolted to my workbench and tweaked them a bit.

I still haven't bought a lock. And there is a strap on the bottoms I didn't really know what to do with so I tied it to the bottom of the saddle bag support.

I don't have any real history with bikes. I get into something and get carried away with spending.
 

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Nothing fancy.

I bought some bolts ,washers and nuts. I drilled a hole thru my work bench and ran a bolt with washers on both side. I than just bent the bars down in no real technical way. Just forced them. I wasn't able to get them exactly the same but close enough. Sorry I don't have any real knowledge about fab work.
 
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