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photographer's vest, airport security

Has anyone encountered any problems anywhere with airport security when you’ve worn a photographer’s vest and stuffed the pockets?
In a number of threads here, I see the vest listed as an option for getting past the weight limits for the carry-on bag.

I’ve been through airports in Mumbai, Saigon, and Taipei in the last 6 months, with vest, and I haven’t been questioned, but I wonder what the response has been in other parts of the world. Thanks.

by ron erwin at 2007-05-21 04:29:39 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Missouri , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

No.. if your camera hangs from your shoulder. But one is definitly subjected to more frisking… Rest OK.

by Altaf Qadri | 21 May 2007 06:05 | Kashmir, India | | Report spam→
Never…I’ve used a vest in Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Indonesia…and quite a few places I can’t remember.

by Scott Mallon | 21 May 2007 06:05 | Bangkok, Thailand | | Report spam→
well i mayb subjected to more frisking because of my outlook..

by Altaf Qadri | 21 May 2007 06:05 | Kashmir, India | | Report spam→
Good one, Altaf… Ha!

by Patrick Cavan Brown | 21 May 2007 14:05 | Austin, Texas, United States | | Report spam→
They ask me to take it off, for the metal detectors here in the states, the last few times, I tried to wear one through. then once it went through the X-ray machine, they went through it by hand as well as my camera bag.

by Aaron J. Heiner | 22 May 2007 02:05 | Washington DC, United States | | Report spam→
Thanks for the information. Any objections from the flight crews as you were boarding?

by ron erwin | 22 May 2007 14:05 | Missouri, United States | | Report spam→

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