Shambala wrote:Lemur, must we look at your underwear?
Straightveg wrote:2)I've read in another thread I'm too lazy to track down
jkisha wrote:Another option is to ship it to the closest US Post office General Delivery.
https://www.usps.com/manage/research-de ... ptions.htm and then click on the general delivery tab.
lemur wrote:my guess is they have a canvas tent like a springbar ..those things weigh a ton... im not sure if that load can be broken up.. even the lightest one springbar offers is 22 pounds... the one ive seen most often on the playa is this one:
at 62 pounds
5280MeV wrote:If you do fly with a 68 lb tent, it would very likely be worthwhile to try to split it into two bags that add up to 100 lbs with other gear and then try to get away with as much heavy stuff as possible on the carry on bag (~15-20 lbs). Check your airline's luggage policy very carefully, print out the terms, and call to confirm.
I also like the standard issue US army duffel bags because they are inexpensive, you can get a lot of soft stuff in, and the bag itself does not contribute much to the overall weight.
Leaving your bag 5 lbs lighter than necessary is smart. For whatever reason, a bag that is 50 lbs at home is 55 in public.
FeetOfClay wrote:Leaving your bag 5 lbs lighter than necessary is smart. For whatever reason, a bag that is 50 lbs at home is 55 in public.
"for whatever reason"...must be the same reason that i weigh 10 lbs. more on my doctor's scale than i do on mine at home
looks like i may end up flying this year too (if i get a step ticket), and i am already wondering how i can get all my stuff on the plane with me
Drawingablank wrote:... UPS also has a hold for pickup option at any of their places, however they are only open for pickup on weekdays if I recall correctly...
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