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Another view. I like how my hands are positioned a lot better than the stock bars.

Where did you purchase your bars? I like’em,
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The P.O. put new bars on before I purchased it but, their for a big twin I think the knurling doesn’t match up with the riser clamp and their wider overall so, I need the correct ones.
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One reason I find buckhorns more natural is kinda sorta supported by a pretty smart guy in this article.

Yeah, EVERYTHING we are used to are NOTHING like what Tony made, but the angle of the grips with buckhorns (or bunny ears for that matter) are where we naturally hold our hands when not actually grasping something. ...for whatever all that's worth.
For me, personally, they just feel right. Whether it's physical or psychological, I feel more in control. Like so much about motorcycling, it's all in personal taste. The last bike I bought had 12" apes on it. They lasted about two days! Damned thing felt like it had zero trail with those things. I have a buddy who fell in love the first time he sat on a bike with apes. To each his own.
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The P.O. put new bars on before I purchased it but, their for a big twin I think the knurling doesn’t match up with the riser clamp and their wider overall so, I need the correct ones.
I bought them on E-bay, I sent you a PM. Khrome Werks Buckhorn Low. Made in U.S.A.
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I've decided to rerun the wiring internally. I'll post some photos later.
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If anyone here has an early set of "take off" '65 Laconia bars they want to trade for a set of stock '65 CH Buckhorn bars, left grip Mag retard type, PM me!
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I just finished my internal rewire. I'm glad I took the trouble, looks much better now.

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Good idea....and it looks so much cleaner, too.
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