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dustin

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Sort of a stupid question. Im about to travel with my guns and I was wondering what the best type of bag was. I was looking at either the picasso or the omer bag. I havent seen either of them in person so I dont know if the padding (if they even have any) is better in one or the other.

I was thinking about sleeving the guns in pvc inside the bag and maybe trying to shove some more of my gear in there.


What do you guys use?

Thanks
Dustin
 

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I use a fishing rod tube and take the trigger/handle assembly off and put in in my duffle. make sure you use something rigid - baggage handlers are not the gentlest folk.

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Lots of people use ski cases....they are rigid, plenty of room for 2 large guns and draw less attention at airports;) Right now however they are searching everything so unlock it before they get it so they dont break anything:head
 

andrsn

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I use a heavy padded snowboard bag and just put my shafts in rigid pvc tubes. The bag is big enough that you can pack your clothes/wetsuit in w/ your guns and everything's golden. I think the less you advertise that your contents are fragile, the better. :t

Cheers,
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Hawkeye31

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Packaging

A good friend of mine flew from LAX to Denpasar (Bali) this previous summer (prior to 9/11) for a surf/dive trip. He had his Riffe Island packed in a 3" PVC pipe with a cut out for the handle, and a lot of towels stuffed inside for padding. This tube was placed in a large surfboard-boardbag that had 3 or 4 boards in it. Not only was one board broken, and another had 3 broken fins, but his speargun was broke in half!:waterwork
Ive heard indirectly that he was so bummed about his speargun that he did hot come out of the bunk for several days...
Pack with caution

Adam
 

dustin

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That seems sorta wierd. You can run over 3" pvc with a truck and its perfectly fine. Was the pvc shattered or somthing?

Dustin
 
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