Hey howdy hey!
So I have been working on a fun project I want to share with you all! ANYONE can do this!
Kitty Litter Pannier
4 “tarp hooks” (I bought mine for about $1.50 each)
8 bolts(1/4” worked well for the hooks I picked, I wanted mine to be able to tighten VIA Allen wrenches but that is a personal choice)
16 washers(sized to the bolts)
8 nylar nuts(sized to the bolts)
2 Plastic kitty litter containers(with lids if you want them to be water proof).
Step one: Buy a cat….wait hmm, perhaps you can just find someone who already has a cat and ask for the bins? If nothing else, you can purchase the buckets and donate the kitty litter to your local animal shelter!
Ok back to the project!
Step 1:Take your tarp hooks and mark the buckets where you want them to sit. Make sure to leave a little wiggle room.
Step 2: Cut out the slots for the hooks to attach, I used some snips with a sharp knife to score the edges. I then simply used some pliers to break the tabs off.
Step 3: Careful to keep them straight/level mark the holes for the bolts.
Step 4: Drill out the holes with the appropriate sized bit for your bolts. I used a drill with a brady point attached to make sure I was centered.
Step5: Placing a washer on each side install the tarp hook with the bolts.
Step 6: Repeat
Step 7: Hang on bike
I added a bungee cord around the middle to hold it down tight while I ride.
If you have any questions just let me know!
I can’t wait to take mine out for some real world tests, should be a lot of fun!
So now lets pick a color….