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Offline Peter Gee

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Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« on: 28.08. 2019 09:13 »
Nearly everything on the market seems to be an Indian or MCA "generic" clamp on stand with "golf lub" shaped foot as per 3rd pic...but I have found this which is "thought to be" BSA by the owner. It would be for my 59 A7SS and I have the  frame bracket.

I already have an old aftermarket one, identical to the "all purpose" sold today but the little "golf club" shaped foot rests/stops against the exhaust pipe.

This looks it might be quite useful????? If it will fit...........Cant tell if it's original or modified by an owner but I like the easy engage arm.

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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #1 on: 28.08. 2019 09:53 »
Hi Peter, What ever you do stay away from the Indian made ones. I have a friend who fitted one and it snapped. Not good. Same as most Indian stuff, pretty poor quality. I just fitted a set of fork bellows and found they have split without even being tried on the road, but where do you find decent ones. Another bloke bought a A10 rear sprocket and it lasted about 6 months before becoming a paper weight. My Indian tank has signs of rust and it was only out for one ride where it rained. Good luck. Gerry

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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #2 on: 28.08. 2019 11:48 »
Don't trust the clamp-on ones. One day or another they'll slide... DAMHIK.
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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #3 on: 02.09. 2019 23:57 »
Hi Peter,
I think the stand pictured is AJS/Matchless ?
All original BSA stands have a part number cast on them

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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #4 on: 03.09. 2019 09:42 »
G'day fellas.
Funny I've never had a problem with the Indian clamp on I have on the Cafe. It did slip once but a couple of tacks with the old electric glue gun fixed that. I use the stand when starting the beast so it takes all my 80Kg  *dunno*
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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #5 on: 03.09. 2019 16:10 »
G'day fellas.
Funny I've never had a problem with the Indian clamp on I have on the Cafe. It did slip once but a couple of tacks with the old electric glue gun fixed that. I use the stand when starting the beast so it takes all my 80Kg  *dunno*
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 Did you use the glue sticks made for fabric or the ones for paper?

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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #6 on: 03.09. 2019 20:27 »
I use a piece of wood screwed to a plywood pad for my Weslake. Nerver failed yet. *smile*
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Re: Will this side stand work (with photo)??
« Reply #7 on: 03.09. 2019 20:39 »
G'day Lee.
No mate I used the long grey/blue ones that can blind you without a helmet  *smile*
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