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Re: Side screen bag [Re: Brum Rum] #144474
14/07/13 04:51 PM
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I use my wife's old electric Jones sewing machine and have made a couple of tonneau covers, straps for stowing the hood etc although the side screen bag is from Morgan. Like Rocket Man, I find it rather enjoyable!


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: Jays] #144483
14/07/13 06:27 PM
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I made my bags(plural)from vinyl , closed with velco and Morgan sew on badges. The bags look like envelopes. I decided on a bag for each sidescreen a) to stop rubbing and b)so they are easier to manipiulate into the slot behind the seats -= mine is a sport model with a handy space where the spare wheel should go.
They will also go behind the seats - one behind each or together on the rack if needed.
Used a special strong sewing machine needle with thickish cotton for the sewing.
EVEN MEN CAN MULTITASK!!!!


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: PhilRoyle] #144512
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I see you in a different light Phil!


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: Jays] #144515
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What is a sidescreen ?


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: NeilM] #144521
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Originally Posted By NeilM
What is a sidescreen ?


smile


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: NeilM] #144574
15/07/13 07:19 AM
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Originally Posted By NeilM
What is a sidescreen ?


The sidescreen has its uses you know. Driving on the M25 on Saturday without sidescreens and my shirt nearly blew off. My son, whose 14, looked like a wreck by the end of the journey. Coming back with the sidescreens on we had a lovely drive, shielded from the turbulence but still enjoying the open top experience. Blasting around country lanes should be done without sidescreens, though.


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: Quicksilver] #144746
15/07/13 07:58 PM
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I've finally decided to go for Phil's idea of two separate bags. I think that this will take up less space in the end and offer more protection. I'm getting them made up at a local car trimmers and he is fitting a long top zip for access.


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: athelstan] #151901
26/08/13 03:40 PM
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I don't seem to be stowing my screens right as I had a tough time getting them to fit under the rear rack, I couldn't get the bar back into place. It took me ages much to the amusement of bystanders!

Funny thing is the first time I did it I had no problem. I'm stowing them mirror image rubber to rubber, no partition ( I didn't know about that until I read it on here, that would make them even fatter. )

It took me ages to get them out again as well, took me longer to do that than get the trad hood up!

What is the secret? I must have done it right accidentally the first time .... Now I don't know what I did.

Colin


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Re: Side screen bag [Re: NeilM] #151943
26/08/13 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted By NeilM
What is a sidescreen ?


Those see through things you had attached to your doors at Castle Combe Neil!


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