Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/11

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Subject: [Leica] Hand Baggage - On Question left...
From: don.dory at (Don Dory)
Date: Fri Aug 11 16:14:09 2006
References: <> <016e01c6bd78$7b604630$6401a8c0@FrankDell2> <>

Explosive residues are forever.  The TSA tests go down to PPM and getting
all the nitrates out will be sysiphian in nature.  You will never get that
case on a commercial flight.  Now, non commercial flights should be fine.


On 8/11/06, David Young <> wrote:
> Hi Frank!
> You wrote:
> >Get Insurance.  If not, prepare to lose whatever is inside your bag,
> >and get paid for a claim of only a small fraction of its worth.
> >
> >What insurance?  Where?  How much?  Those are the type of questions
> >to get responses to.....and fast.....
> "All risk" insurance, I have.  However, what I don't have is the
> desire to make a claim. I'd rather have my gear, when I get there!
> >The whole concept/idea/lunacy of thinking that you can put a case
> >that has had explosive nitrates into an airplane in this era, is
> >beyond my comprehension.... it was a joke, right?
> Not entirely - though it was offered with my tongue firmly planted in my
> cheek!
> The case is real and would be good for the purpose. I understand that
> it has contained explosive, though not for many years.  It should be
> possible to clean it to a satisfactory level, though, I'd rather not
> have to worry about such things when I get to the airport.
> Fortunately, I have found a better case, without a history of
> nitrates, which will work.  Problem solved!  :-)
> I'm still wondering about locks, on flights which do not involve the
> USA and it's TSA rules.
> Cheers!
> ---
> David Young,
> Logan Lake, CANADA
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