Taking Water Housing Abroad

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Taking Water Housing Abroad

Postby Matt H » Tue Aug 16, 2005 5:44 pm

Im of to the Canaries soon and am thinking about taking my video and stills housing. Has anyone done the same whats the best way to do it? Housing in suitcase camera in hand luggage? Any ideas? Cheers.
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Postby freerider » Tue Aug 16, 2005 6:54 pm

id say uve got it right. housing in suitcase. camera in hand luggage deffinetly
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Postby mealy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:30 pm

It would be tempting to put the camera in the housing and chuck it all in your luggage but i reckon its best if you keep the body in your hand luggage. Ive always put lenses in my main luggage and its been fine so far.
Ive been looking in to getting a BIG Peli case to fit the housing and all my gear into but it costs loads. Gotta get something though, for security and travelling.
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Postby Matt H » Tue Aug 16, 2005 8:51 pm

I've got a samsonite hard case so hopefully it should be ok in that, just means I wont have room for any clothes in the case! Those Peli cases look good!
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Postby Banana_man » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:17 am

I wouldnt seal the housing either way you take it as you will probably trash it because of the pressure on the plane. (cabin = pressurised, Cargo = unpressurised)...

Just leave the lid off or whatever so the air can escape! :wink:
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