Flying my decks abroad

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  1. Rasmic123

    Rasmic123 Active Member VIP Junglist

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    Basically, I'm doing a year studying abroad in Madrid from September and am wondering whether it's worth the risk of putting my 2 cdj's and mixer in a suitcase and flying them over. Are they going to survive the flight or are they going to end up getting smashed up by some douche working baggage handling?
     
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    rysk Part-time waster VIP Junglist

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    if you've got the original boxes and polystyrene casing they should be fine.

    i've done it twice.
     
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    If you can't take them as hand luggage you should really get them shipped. Depends how big/heavy they are really.


    Teddy's the man to ask he may get you a discount if you agree to carry a package for him. Discreetly of course.
     
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    baggage stuff throw all bags.
     
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    good enough for me, thanks
     
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    dont bitch at me if they end up fucked though... it's a risk, just saying mine were fine.
     
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    if they end up fucked up, you owe me some pioneers and a 24 channel mixer
     
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    I work for one of the largest shipping companies around and I'm often at the airport helping drivers load and unload (in b4 ghey pun).

    Lemme tell you dis... Bags get flung. Things get broken and nobody gives a fuck.
     
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    is that a pun with your own dj name?
     
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    Blady shameless ent E!