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Old 02-28-2011, 07:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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12'' or 18'' sissy bar

I have an 08 mastiff and looking to buy a sissy bar. I like the 18'' bar but not sure how it would look, would 12'' look better??
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Old 02-28-2011, 07:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have an 08 mastiff and looking to buy a sissy bar. I like the 18'' bar but not sure how it would look, would 12'' look better??
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Your call. I use the 12. There's alot of guys use the 18 for straping a travel bag to the back.
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Old 02-28-2011, 07:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I like the "old school" look of the 18" on my Pitbull. I've read where several folks have gone from 12" to 18" but can't recall anyone going smaller once they got the 18".
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like my 18" and so does the lady who leans on it.

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Old 02-28-2011, 09:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I had a 12" on my 06. I put the 18" on my 08 and I like the looks of it better..
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My opinion. 12 for prostreet bikes. 18 for chopper style.
This combo will put the top of the bar about even with your grips.
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I have 18" for travel with a bag and 12" for travel with the wife, the 12" looks better I think. This is on a ridgeback.
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I have a 12
It's good
The 18 is nice also with more bag strapping capacity
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Old 03-01-2011, 12:43 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I have a 12
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The 18 is nice also with more bag strapping capacity
That pic looks like the lowboy
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Old 03-01-2011, 01:24 AM   #10 (permalink)
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That pic looks like the lowboy
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I have an 18" on my chopper but I think I would like th look of 12".
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I have the 07 Pitbull and looking for an 18", anyone know where to find one that would be a direct fit?
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:43 PM   #13 (permalink)
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My opinion. 12 for prostreet bikes. 18 for chopper style.
This combo will put the top of the bar about even with your grips.
I absolutely agree. I have the 12" and you can strap on a decent sized travel bag on the back. If I had a K-9 I would definitely get the 18" but the 12" is perfect for the pro street. Just my Good luck.
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Yeah what stryfox and linx said, that is not a 12 inch, that is the one called lowboy. I had one before getting my 18 inch.



See this was my lowboy.

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I like the 18 on the K9. Looks good and works well with the larger T-Bag.
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