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Justin Brown

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Post Posted 11 Sep 2017 2:01 pm     Reply with quote

Does anyone have experience flying with a metal lap steel as a carry on? I'm planning to bring my cast Clinesmith on a trip soon and I imagine it might confuse the TSA. I just have a soft case for it so I don't want to check it if I can help it.
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Brad Bechtel

San Francisco, CA
Post Posted 12 Sep 2017 7:41 am     Reply with quote

You should have no problem flying with your lap steel. They may ask you to open the case, but it's pretty obviously a musical instrument and not some sort of weapon.
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