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Obviously Ted, your M7 shutters were forced by some gorillas at the TSA. I didn't keep the notice they leave in my bag every other trip or so, but yours mentioned they weren't responsible for lock damage, I'm assuming that's suitcase lock damage, not M7 shutter lock(!) Maybe they can cover the repair costs? Or are they allowed to break at will? I usually keep my cameras with me although I've stowed an M6 in bubble wrap once. And now, as you know, the stowed luggage X-ray machines are too powerful and will fog any or most films. Film has to be hand carried (and that's a pain when there's lots of it). Hoping those M7s get well fast, safe travels, Luc On Samedi, avril 3, 2004, at 01:26 AM, Ted Grant wrote (and a bit more): > What would you do under these circumstances? > > You use a black heavy duty plastic foam filled Halliburton case to > carry 3 > M7's and a half dozen M lenses. > > You are not allowed to lock the case because the TSA security staff > may want > to look inside. And if you do use locks they'll cut them off anyway!