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john123
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PostSubject: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeThu Dec 15, 2011 9:26 pm

I have money for you. Got your attention yet?
Today I traced a pattern of the leg deflectors that I have, made out of a hard rubber that I bought from Three Brothers years ago on E bay,that are no longer available and work great.
I also took the thickness and measured the two screws that should be included along with the brackets. Personally I would have made the brackets a bit thinner.
I took a picture but as of yet not downloaded.
As I understand, there is a great need for these things here in the U.S.
I believe with a die, these could be knocked out at about $ 3.00 a piece. I believe I paid $ 75.00 for them.
You can see what they look like on my personal album under lights # 1 and #3
Any one interested in making me an offer? affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 16, 2011 8:25 am

John, I'm using Ron Nelson's version and they work well for me, but yours sound good. I have several friends that ride SW's and know that at least two are looking for leg shields and want something that fits well. If you could, post some pics of the installation, particularly how the rubber footmat (whatever its called) fits after the shield has been installed and I'll make sure they see them.

Just a personal preference, but I wouldn't want mine to curve under at the lower end out of concern that when coming to a stop my foot might snag on it and cause a tumble. You know, us old folks have to be more careful than the youngsters.....youngsters defined as anyone under 60! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 16, 2011 9:38 am

john123 wrote:
I have money for you. Got your attention yet?
Today I traced a pattern of the leg deflectors that I have, made out of a hard rubber that I bought from Three Brothers years ago on E bay,that are no longer available and work great.
I also took the thickness and measured the two screws that should be included along with the brackets. Personally I would have made the brackets a bit thinner.
I took a picture but as of yet not downloaded.
As I understand, there is a great need for these things here in the U.S.
I believe with a die, these could be knocked out at about $ 3.00 a piece. I believe I paid $ 75.00 for them.
You can see what they look like on my personal album under lights # 1 and #3
Any one interested in making me an offer? affraid

I would be interested in them.
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john123
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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 16, 2011 1:15 pm

Please check on my profile pictures under lights and you can see them on # 3
There is a good side picture
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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 16, 2011 3:42 pm

john123 wrote:

.....I bought from Three Brothers years ago on E bay,that are no longer available and work great.

As I understand, there is a great need for these things here in the U.S.
Actually he brought them back about a month ago right after the ones from reflexscooter started selling well. I purchased the reflexscooter guy's (Nelson's) leg and hand ones together for $29, while 3 Brothers' wider, thicker ones cost $50 more. He later lowered his price but if you look at their feedback there are no entries from satisfied customers for leg guards. I'm guessing he didn't sell a single pair, being undercut by Nelson. BTW here's the old listing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-Silverwing-Silver-Wing-Reflex-Helix-LEG-windsheild-wind-sheild-/200670629056?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item2eb8e6ccc0#ht_2415wt_881
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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 16, 2011 10:53 pm

I received a reply from chiswick honda UK for honda leg deflectors .they wanted all my information for the shipping cost . I am waiting for a reply
for total price and how to make payment . I should have all the info shortly.







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PostSubject: Re: Leg deflectors   Leg deflectors I_icon_minitimeSat Dec 17, 2011 10:43 am

Scooter Bill found all the information. Great job. Those are the ones I have.
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