traveling with the Slingshot Machine

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traveling with the Slingshot Machine

Postby Dan H » Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:23 pm

Has anyone flown with the Slingshot Machine? I'm taking a trip to texas over thanksgiving and I'm trying to avoid the oversized baggage fee from the airline. Is there anyway to remove the battens or pack it in a ski bag?
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Postby rhumbaflappy » Tue Oct 18, 2005 7:44 am

Impossible. Why do you need it in Texas where its super windy anyway?
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Postby Guest » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:13 pm

last time I went to SPI I saw a cabrinha 20 meter being use and some even bigger super giant kite, possibly an adjusted parachute. i also saw a 5 meter kite used one day. The wind is still all over the place there.
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Postby Misfit » Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:58 am

I think the only way to avoid oversized baggage charges with the machine is to book it a seat on the plane.
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Postby nicole » Thu Oct 20, 2005 11:21 am

dan, last time i travelled w/ my 17m i folded it around my board (fold your kite in half long ways, start w/ your board at one end and just keep on flippin and rollin) and carried it in a snowboarding bag. no extra charges.

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Postby Guest » Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:19 am

golf bags don't seem to get charged like other sports gear. Get a large rigid golf travel bag and make sure it says ping or titleist on it. If they ask whats inside always say golf clubs.
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Deceiver Bag

Postby guest » Tue Oct 25, 2005 3:36 pm

this bag works perfectly. and it is made alittle larger than the golf bags to be able to hold a board as well. my husband fit his harness, board and two kites among other odds and ends. good investment!

http://www.murrays.com/archive/77.pdf

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Postby V » Tue Oct 25, 2005 3:52 pm

My spidey sense is tingling!!! Its telling me Max Snappage is lurkin'!
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Postby Guest » Wed Oct 26, 2005 7:54 am

yes, i am lurkin'. you caught me.
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