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    Anyone know if it is ok to go up a plane with my tripod half sticking out of the front compartment of my bagpack?

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    Hey, come on. You are a SM, the least you can do is search first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 9V-Orion Images View Post
    Hey, come on. You are a SM, the least you can do is search first.
    I want to be spoon fed today can?

    and being a SM means jack ****. FYI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eleveninth View Post
    I want to be spoon fed today can?

    and being a SM means jack ****. FYI.
    Ok then. Whatever floats your boat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eleveninth
    Anyone know if it is ok to go up a plane with my tripod half sticking out of the front compartment of my bagpack?

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    If the airlines wants to find trouble and your tripod exceeds the size limits, doing that will draw attention to it and prompt checks. That said, usually they shut one eye but they also do have the right to make you check it in. I usually fit my tripod into check in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edutilos- View Post
    If the airlines wants to find trouble and your tripod exceeds the size limits, doing that will draw attention to it and prompt checks. That said, usually they shut one eye but they also do have the right to make you check it in. I usually fit my tripod into check in.

    nvm i repacked, was told they consider it a potential weapon.

    anyway flying off already. weeeeee.

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