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#1 Walintino Nording

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 03:55 PM

Hello ,
i ll be travelling tomorow ,and am thinking about taking my 16 cam and some 30ft Eastman 7231 from a stock that i brought with me from MOntreal - the canadian already Xrayed them , and am pretty sure the french will do tomorow ,also the german on my way back

should i take them with me knowing they ll be Xrayed twice ?
i know what the custom guy will say ; less than 4000 asa have no prob to be scanned .

what do you think ?

cheers

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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:05 PM

Only 30 ft?

They've already been x-rayed eh? I'm guessing there's already some damage done to them, but to be safe, you should just FedEx'em home with a giant "DO NOT X-RAY" label.

Yeah.
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#3 james smyth

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:58 PM

Only 30 ft?

They've already been x-rayed eh? I'm guessing there's already some damage done to them, but to be safe, you should just FedEx'em home with a giant "DO NOT X-RAY" label.

Yeah.


Which someone will take to mean "DO NOT X-RAY! TERRORIST STUFF INSIDE!" and decide to open it up.
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#4 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 18 January 2007 - 03:38 AM

Well, of course whenever you ship something FedEx, especially between countries, you're asked to divulge what items you're actually sending if you're needing to make such a request.

In which case you'd probably write "Photosensitive Material" or something to that effect "DO NOT X-RAY"
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#5 Nadav Hekselman

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Posted 18 January 2007 - 07:41 AM

When you Fed-ex material over-seas, and ask not to x-ray, they usually just leave it for 24hours at the airport's storage to make sure its not a bomb or something.

Thats what the austrian lab i used to work with told me..

Anyway, it works..
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#6 Bernhard Zitz

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Posted 20 January 2007 - 08:06 AM

take a charging-bag with you and ask for hand-inspection.

If you can't avoid X-raying take the stuff in your hand-luggage, the hand-luggage scanners usually harm less. I had a couple of times Tri-X going thru hand-luggage-scanners and there was no harm at all...but you never know..

NEVER!!! put film in the check-in-luggage, the check-in-luggage scanners will fog your film for sure...
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