Riders of many flavors have been bolting these weatherproof canisters to their bikes, ATVs, and sleds for years. These were originally designed to store the operator manuals for heavy equipment but they're prefect tool and gear tubes, with a a neoprene cap seal, and feet with mounting holes handy for facilitating its being mounted on the inboard side of a luggage rack. Measures 3-1/4" diameter x 12" long and has mounting holes 10-1/2 inches on center.
Note that these canisters have a small condensation drain hole. If you're mounting the canister horizontally that's probably fine to leave the hole open. In any other orientation, it's probably best to seal it up with some silicone RTV. Also, a little lacquer thinner will remove those silly yellow pictures illustrating how to open the tube and read the manual inside ...
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