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post #1 of 14 Old 11-27-2012, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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Elegant Garage Door Remote Solution

I have to use 2 remote controls-one for my garage and one for entrance for the gated community I live in(I am the riff-Raff) due to driving a motorcycle. How does one live with this. I use my KLR as a commuter so I use these remotes daily. Any help will be appreciated.
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If your jacket has an inside breast pocket that is a good place to put them. Press the buttons through the jacket and just leave them in there.

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I was feeling a little strange one day and just used that velcro stuff on the back of the remote and then stuck it inside the hand guard on the left side - in front of the clutch lever. I can push the button with ease, even with gloves, and unless you're actively looking for the remote, you can't really see it at all.

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Thank you all for your help! I am leaning towards the Velcro. One on each hand-guard.
Have a great day!
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Thank you all for your help! I am leaning towards the Velcro. One on each hand-guard.
Have a great day!
I can post a pic tomorrow after I wake up if you'd like. It's pretty low-tech, but it IS functional. And because it's attached with velcro, if you want to remove it when you're parked in a public place, it's easy to do so. But, it's also pretty hard to see, so I just leave mine in place most of the time.

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What about rain? Does the guard protect it? I like the idea.




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What about rain? Does the guard protect it? I like the idea.
I haven't tried it in the rain yet. However, if you were to attach it to the upper half so that it's on the underside of the overhang area, that would give it a bit more protection.

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I haven't tried it in the rain yet. However, if you were to attach it to the upper half so that it's on the underside of the overhang area, that would give it a bit more protection.
I guess it all depends on how bad the rain is. You could probably wrap them in plastic...that might make the velcro bit hard though. Good idea, regardless.




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You're completely off track and going about it all wrong.

Try this method.


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