EZ bracket to OEM saddlebag mount

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  1. ozrider

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    Had a play with the EZ bracket as I wanted to use the OEM sadde bags and mount so did abit of cutting & welding.
    They sit at the same height and only about 10mm further out from stock.

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  2. HansO

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    Are they EZ brackets that Mittzy is selling
     
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    No, I brought these before I knew @Mittzy was making some
     
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    So they are not stainless then as I was wondering how you would get on welding the stainless to the mild steel Triumph bag support frame
     
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    Not ideal but it's not a problem welding stainless to mild, best to use stainless wire if it has to be done
     
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    I've used EZ brackets on OEM and non OEM leather and hard bags on 2 Rockets and a T-Bird without any of the stock mounting stuff and it worked fine.
     
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    Yeah, but you cannot mount the cool cage chrome embellishment then and have to make extra holes in the oem bags too.
     
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    Tig weld it - it is pretty easy and you end up with a tidy finish.
    Can mig also but not as tidy as the weld will be bigger
     
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