Originally Posted by bereahorn
I have a '92GSPD with factory cases and racks. While they are ok, I like the look and volume of the Mermite cans. Use the site's search engine and you'll come up with tons of info for the mermites. Anyhow,I bought two cans and have sand blasted the outside and gutted the inside. They weigh 10# each and if I crash them no big deal.
There's a thread in the Hall of Wisdom covering the Merimites. In that thread, there is a link to "Penny Tech Panniers". The thread's author in HoW does it a little differently than I did. Read both, and see what you think.