Tsa Vs The Rolling Pin

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sillywabbitz Posted 10 Jul 2011 , 10:25pm
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I bought a nice big wooden rolling pin while visiting my sis in Phoenix. Packed it in my carry on not really thinking about it and needless to say TSA was unimpressedicon_smile.gif After they removed it from my bag, the TSA agent asked me what it was? I think that was the funniest part.

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ibmoser Posted 11 Jul 2011 , 2:47pm
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Oh - geeeeez LOL!! Did they allow you to carry it on?

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Kayakado Posted 11 Jul 2011 , 6:15pm
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I had a similar issue with a very large mortar and pestle. They were shrink wrapped together and couldn't be separated so they let me go, not sure if they would have otherwise.

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sillywabbitz Posted 21 Jul 2011 , 12:41pm
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Sorry for the delayed response. I didn't get a notification that someone replied. To answer your question, nope...they did not let me on. I had to go back to the check in desk and check my bag. I don't mind really because I bet someone could do a decent amount of damage with this thingicon_smile.gif

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dchockeyguy Posted 21 Jul 2011 , 1:31pm
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It's funny what tips off TSA and what doesn't. It's also funny that the trains don't check at all. I just had to travel to NY from DC, so I took the train, since it's easier. I needed to take knives with me, so I packed them in my knife bag and just slung them over my back. No one even noticed or stopped me. At least I was well-protected if someone attacked me!

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