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Old 08-08-2011, 05:41 PM   #11
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Well, I've got to ask...
why do you fly with star san? Like are you a travelling brewer? Going city to city, converting the masses to homebrew? Or do you live somewhere so remote you can't get it? Just curious
He's in Canada. I don't know if it's available there.

That might be the issue, if it's not shippable to canada or cleared by the government.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:10 PM   #12
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Sounds like a Ramones song. Maybe they did you a favor and saved you from a suitcase full of ruined clothes, or the bag checker was low on star san.
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Old 08-08-2011, 07:31 PM   #13
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How is this a surprise? Carrying 32oz of acid in a bottle just might draw a little attention from the TSA.

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Old 08-08-2011, 09:54 PM   #14
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Well, I've got to ask...
why do you fly with star san? Like are you a travelling brewer? Going city to city, converting the masses to homebrew? Or do you live somewhere so remote you can't get it? Just curious
I was in the States for a couple of weeks and stocked up on homebrew supplies as they are much cheaper south of the boarder.

I emailed 5 Star Chem to see if this is SOP for the TSA and customer service was disappointed TSA confiscated the Star San and thought it was not necessary but did say TSA can take out just about anything they want.

Big thumbs up to 5 Star Chem as they offered to replace my confiscated bottle for free and without me asking or even hinting at it!!!
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:53 AM   #15
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Why would you be flying with it in the first place ? Curious

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Old 08-10-2011, 01:41 AM   #16
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Why would you be flying with it in the first place ? Curious
Did you read the post right above you?
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Old 08-10-2011, 02:17 AM   #17
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As an airline pilot I must thank the TSA. Ok, that's the one and only time that has come out of my mouth. Its nice when they actually find things that are hazardous and not just the "Take Scissors Away" people.

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Old 08-10-2011, 08:55 PM   #18
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I'll bet you ran right out to the sidewalk to get some star san right away.

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Old 08-10-2011, 09:29 PM   #19
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Wouldn't you want to sanitize your hands after prodding crotches all day long. Glove or not.

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Old 08-10-2011, 09:38 PM   #20
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Good word of warning. FWIW, this is about the least stupid thing I've heard the TSA doing in a while. That's probably a reasonable precaution.
Really? How is 32 oz. of Star San in any way a threat to an airplane? I mean if it busts open it is going to do bad things to anything in his suitcase and maybe even other people's stuff, but that is not TSA's concern.

I mean, I am not criticizing the TSA too much for this, it is technically hazardous, but they can do whatever they want anyway.
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