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Subject: Re: [Leica] Peter goes abroad, returns to tell about it!
From: Christer Almqvist <>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 12:58:48 +0200
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>Second, let me add a couple of data points to the airport X-ray 
>arena.  As I've always done in recent years, I took all my film out 
>of the plastic canisters and put it in zip-lock plastic bags.

more snip

>There seems to be a case of "ISO inflation" going around airports. 
>Last February, the Sea-Tac people said that ISO 1000 film would be 
>fine, but all it took was one roll of 800 film among my mostly 400 
>rolls to get a hand inspection at both Sea-Tac and Los Angeles 
>(LAX).  This time, I was told that up to 1600 film would be 
>perfectly safe.  I'm not sure if someone has done some testing or 
>that they've simply upped the numbers to cut down the number of hand 
>inspection requests.

Seems it would be a good idea to carry a few 3200 films, just for 
argument's sake
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Christer Almqvist
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