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Old 05-03-2016, 04:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by eyehatetofu View Post
It is really a simple process. They don't ask for any info. You just have to sign a card declaring its unloaded and that is all they check for.

You tell counter jockey you have a gun, they give you a card, take bag to TSA, they look at gun, you lock it all up, TSA will give you a tag / receipt, then it gets sent on its merry way. Just make sure to keep the tag / receipt handy, because your checked bag won't come out on the conveyor. Somebody will bring it out to you, and it usually takes forever; occasionally it will be brought out first, but that has been very rare in my experience.

As far as packing the pistol it must be in a locked gun case and if that case is inside of a checked bag that has to be locked too.

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