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Old 07-04-2006, 09:07 PM   #1
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Blue Sea 5025...

I've noticed a couple of folks using these things and am considering the same for my new 1200GS...quick question...are you folks just strapping them into the tool compartment or more of a permanent type mount?
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Old 07-04-2006, 09:08 PM   #2
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Old 07-05-2006, 03:45 PM   #3
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What, no fuse from the battery + to the 5025 ??

That's actually how I have mine wired but I'm worried about it shorting out..
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Old 07-05-2006, 03:48 PM   #4
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What, no fuse from the battery + to the 5025 ??

That's actually how I have mine wired but I'm worried about it shorting out..
I know it is supposed to be close to the battery, but I placed it further along and under the fuse box, along with a relay to power it when the key is on.



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Old 07-05-2006, 07:33 PM   #5
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I know it is supposed to be close to the battery, but I placed it further along and under the fuse box, along with a relay to power it when the key is on.



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I've seen your pic a few times and never looked close enough to see that you relay the whole block..

Not a bad way to eliminate turning off a bunch of gadgets when you are done with the bike.
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Old 07-05-2006, 08:21 PM   #6
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I've seen your pic a few times and never looked close enough to see that you relay the whole block..

Not a bad way to eliminate turning off a bunch of gadgets when you are done with the bike.
Helps me not to forget, and kill the battery!

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Old 07-04-2006, 10:58 PM   #7
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the strap works fine but I put a couple of sheetrock screws of varying length thru the provided holes in the fuse block. Be careful of the relays and other electrical wizadry underneath the tool tray. I also stashed my tire patch kit underneath it. If ever need it I can just unscrew it with multi tool.
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Old 07-04-2006, 11:10 PM   #8
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the strap works fine but I put a couple of sheetrock screws of varying length thru the provided holes in the fuse block. Be careful of the relays and other electrical wizadry underneath the tool tray. I also stashed my tire patch kit underneath it. If ever need it I can just unscrew it with multi tool.
Wonder how a little velcro patch would suffice?
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Old 07-05-2006, 03:48 AM   #9
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I strap.... works perfect, easy to pull out to clean.
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Old 07-05-2006, 05:57 AM   #10
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I strap mine in too. Makes it easy to lift if I need to get to stuff that is under it.
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Old 07-08-2006, 04:33 PM   #12
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I've noticed a couple of folks using these things and am considering the same for my new 1200GS...quick question...are you folks just strapping them into the tool compartment or more of a permanent type mount?
I used the Centech since it's smaller and mounted it to the tool tray with some smal screws.
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