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Old 01-16-20, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post

Epoxy + rivets
Gotcha. Picture worth a thousand words! That seems like something I'll do when/if I revamp the Cooper. Not a bad plan, and I could TIG instead of braze since that's stainless and super easy to weld right angle joints of non-mystery metal.

Also, the tab makes it a little easier to unmount the fender since it has to move back as it comes down. I guess I had eschewed tabs because I didn't like the VO fender clamp thing on my commuting bike. Silly me, as that is one of the few things on that bike that *hasn't* broken.
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