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Subject: [Leica] TSA carry ones, tripods & light stands allowed?
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 07:59:16 +0530
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No golf clubs are allowed as hand baggage on any flight worldwide.
Even if you buy a club in duty free in transit, it has to be checked
in at the gate.

On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 12:53 AM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> 
> As half of 45 is around 22 give or take a few inches for thickness I'd 
> guess
> a skinny thing should go in there.
> I'd ask a golfer.
> Or a hit man.
> --
> Mark William Rabiner
> mark at
>> From: Sonny Carter <sonc.hegr at>
>> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 10:24:41 -0500
>> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] TSA carry ons, tripods & light stands allowed?
>>> Hey folks - normally I check my tripod bag, but now that they want $25 to
>>> check a bag, I just stuffed my clothes in my bag w/ my light stand and 
>>> was
>>> planning on carrying it on. While there's nothing on the TSA website that
>>> says light stands / tripods are specifically permitted, there's nothing 
>>> that
>>> says they're specifically forbidden either. Anybody have any experience
>>> either way recently?
>> Delta says:
>> Carry-on Baggage Size Restrictions
>> Baggage may not exceed 45 linear inches (or 115 cm) in combined
>> length, width, and height.
>> Baggage must fit easily in the Carry-on Baggage Check, which is
>> located near the check-in counters and at the gate and is
>> approximately 22" x 14" x 9" or 56 x 36 x 23 centimeters.
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