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I just bought an ultraguard 1/2 cover. Has anyone had a problem with the metal hooks scratching/gouging the plastic on a wing? I might buy some of that liquid plastic dip for tools and dip the hooks.
 

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I've used one for over 4yrs with no problems with the hooks. I hook them on the foot rest for securing the cover. When I take it off I fold up the hooks and straps inside the cover so they are out of the way.
 

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I used a couple of wire ties that were looped trough the tabs to the size that they will slip over the foot pegs
That won't work for me because I have the Kuryakyn Iso Wing pegs.
I'm just afraid that if I "toss" the cover on one of the hooks might gouge or scratch the plastic...I can't believe the knuckle heads at Ultraguard used metal hooks!
 

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I have the half cover with the metal hooks and I don't like them, I'm thinking about getting 'Liquid Electrical Tape' and coating the hooks with it.
 

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That is one of the reasons I went with the Tour King cover...
 

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My ultragard half cover has rubber tips on the hooks, bought in 04, maybe they changed that. :shrug:
 

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I removed them, I just pull it over the windshield and front of the farring, and the back over the trunk.
It's never come off yet.
 

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I had ordered an Ultraguard 1/2 cover last week and picked it up today. That was my first thought when I opened it up that I would have to cover those hooks with heat shrink. It will be done tomorrow. It does seem that they would use plastic hooks, but I suppose they would be prone to breaking.:shrug:
 

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Heat shrink...never crossed my mind. Thanks for that idea. I'm off to the hardware store as soon as they open.
 

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I took the metal hooks off and I stretch the elastic they were attached to over the foot pegs to hold the cover on, works great for me
 

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I put the heat shrink tubing on about an hour ago. Works great!
 
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