> I had this dilemma with the 180. I ended up putting it in my carry-on but I
> snagged by security because my carry-on was over the 5kg limit
HUH?! 5 kg limit? Isn't that about 11 pounds? NO WAY I'm even close to
that. Holy baggage, Batman, I better check with Hawaiin Airlines for
- surprise - so I had
> to do some quick weight re-distribution among carry on bags before they would
> let me
> board - I think it was still 8kg. I still kept the 180 in the carry on,
> just the
> baby's change bag suddenly got a lot heavier.
> I still had to check in the rest of my gear so I put the pelican inside my
> suitcase as you had thought. I think it may pay not to have the latest
> when doing this.
Yes, this is what I was considering.
> I do not keep the 180 in its aluminium case anymore, very nice though that
> is. I
> made room for it in my Pelican case so all my gear is together, but mainly
> of the fear of fungus. The Pelican is air-tight, the aluminium case is not.
> My brother used to do a lot of travelling through Heathrow. He told me the
> word was
> that the baggage handlers were virtually an organised ring and that a lot of
> expensive gear goes missing from peoples luggage. This is one thing the
> really should come down on hard. There are enough problems in travelling to
> about without adding this one.
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