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    Floor pump on a plane?

    I have been spending alot of time win Phoenix on business lately. I travel with my bike and come back home on some weekends. I dont check baggage just leave a suitcase in Phoenix.

    Well, my floor pump broke last week. I need to take another one out there with me. Do you all think I will get away with it as carry on?

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    I don't know anything about airplanes, and even I think the answer will be no.

    Buy one and ship it out there.

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    I suppose you could use it to threaten to blow something up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paredown View Post
    I suppose you could use it to threaten to blow something up.
    rep, etc.

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    Floor pump on a plane?

    probably can carry-on provided your clothes bag fits under the seat...

    or check your bag with pump
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    Don't they sell floor pumps in Phoenix?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyTooBad View Post
    Don't they sell floor pumps in Phoenix?
    Yah, but over the years I have ended up with several and am cheap.

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    The answer is probably no. I had to throw a pedal wrench in the trash because they said it was over the size limit for tools

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    Yep. The carryon tool size limit is something like 6 inches. I brought some with me on a Moab trip and the TSA guy measured every ... last ... one of them. I'd say the TSA will say "no" to a floor pump just because they can.
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    Floor pump on a plane

    Is Samuel Jackson starring in this one too?
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    Floor pump on a plane?

    Call up the airline is the first thing I would do.

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    Well, they said no at the TSA. I checked it. Then going through the line I hot the measure up. They too every tool lot and checked it, swabed it with their tester thingy, rescanned it ect........ They repoed a 8mm allen wrench because it was too long. They didnt even take a second look at the skewers though. They wernt a tool so they didnt care. I should have called my floor pump a respirator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tihsepa View Post
    They repoed a 8mm allen wrench because it was too long. They didnt even take a second look at the skewers though. They wernt a tool so they didnt care.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drussell View Post
    Security theatre at its finest.
    They aren't paid to provide security. They are paid to follow the memo.
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    I can see the headlines on CNN now. "Mad cyclist shows up at airport with 3 foot long pipe bomb." That is what the thing would look like when they X-rayed your bag.... Don't try taking your bong either, same result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 67caddy View Post
    I can see the headlines on CNN now. "Mad cyclist shows up at airport with 3 foot long pipe bomb." That is what the thing would look like when they X-rayed your bag.... Don't try taking your bong either, same result.
    Is that from personal experience?
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