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I do have a small one that is magnetic with a security strap. I have used it on my Royal Star Venture often and a few times on my VTX.

They will scratch the tank to some degree. So on my RSV I measured then ordered from LaminX www.lamin-x.com/‎ protective film to put on the tank where the magnets rest. I plan to do the same to my VTX if I use the tank bag again. I would have to check for the brand I have.

It is not as important on my X since I have a small bag I put between my bars and the windshield. I also have two small pouches on the windshield. It was a three piece but I did not like the middle one so I cut it off. I also have two Rapid Transit small pouches (not sure they still make them) on my bars secured near each mirror.
 

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Please Just say no to tank bags....................but hey your bike your rulz....:crying:
 

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How would you describe the condition of your Tank now? Hows the paint?

if it's good and the paint looks nice i wouldn't recommend a tank bag. On the other hand, if the tank has damage or the paint is in fair to poor condition, why not use a tank bag to conceal some existing scratches while gaining some storage.

my 2 cents
 

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I have had a small magnetic mount one on my 1800 it’s been on for two years now without issues or any damage to the paint.
Never came loose once in very strong winds, only complaint is a small map window, has plenty of room and its waterproof.
But looking into a Givi 20L on the DK site (its also waterproof).
My ipad is not playing nice with the site so I’ll edit the pics later today from home..
This one from DK
https://www.denniskirk.com/givi/gravel-t-20-liter-waterproof-tank-bag-grt705.p5001968.prd/5001968.sku
 

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