/ Taking a clipstick on a flight
Im thinking of putting it into a tube for some protection but im a little concerned about the length. I have a standard clipstick which is about 114cm long.
Also do i attach it to my backpack or can it go as an additional item?
Never tried to carry one on a flight but I'd be wary of just attaching it to your rucksack. If anything, I'd get a length of plastic drainpipe with caps at either end. At least that way it'll be somewhat protected.
Guess its a short one? Mine stuck out of rucksack by about 6inches. Just put it in upside down. i.e. business end inside rucksack, handle outside. Had no problems.
On a flight to Spain we just managed to fit it inside our main hold bag diagonally and then packed everything else around it. If going on the outside I would certainly try and wrap it some how. Also if you can make it look sufficiently 'awkward' to handle then it should get put in the oversize luggage section and not rumble around on the conveyor belts which might mean it gets slightly more careful handling.
Just drill the rivet on the end and replace it with a nut and bolt, then when you travel, you can take the end off (blue bit) and put the stick in your hold bag.
ah thats a good idea, thanks will have a look into that
Well if you're flying to Ariège you may not have to solve this particular problem as we now have several brand new Beta Sticks to rent to guests.
I think the OP is flying to Sardinia John. Thanks though!
I misread your post at first glance - thought you said a fight! Wouldn't be my first choice - although I suppose you could strap a knife to the end, or dip it in poison maybe.
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