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Postby lulu_mtl » Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:48 pm

Hello!

I'm going to Africa next month on a safari and I read a lot regarding the cameras and different tips. I read one of them was to have a compressed-gas duster in order to clean regularly our camera. I am not sure the are selling those in Africa so I would like to bring it with me but I am wondering if I can bring the small ones on the plane... Has anyone brought that with them on a plane ?
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Re: compressed-gas duster - airplane...

Postby PaulTeolis » Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:24 pm

my first thought would be to call the airline in question.

A quick online search reveals compressed air used in paintball guns, which is very similar, are NOT allowed.

I would suggest buying a rocket blower, they are an excellent substitution.

Having been on a safari before, keep your camera away from blowing dust
by covering it or placing it away when not in use. You should be fine this
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Re: compressed-gas duster - airplane...

Postby lulu_mtl » Wed Aug 26, 2009 8:26 pm

Cool! I will buy a rocket blower, didn't know about that. Thank you very much for this info.
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Re: compressed-gas duster - airplane...

Postby graybeard » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:04 pm

Just don't mention "I have a rocket blower" as you go thru security :mrgreen:
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Re: compressed-gas duster - airplane...

Postby JaliscoJudy » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:21 am

graybeard wrote:Just don't mention "I have a rocket blower" as you go thru security :mrgreen:


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