Flying with MV lamps

Martin Hough mothman at
Thu Jul 15 05:12:31 EDT 1999

Never had a problem with bulbs- but a big heavy choke with wires coming out
of it caused alarm in Thailand _ (they insisted I plugged it in and
demonstrated before I was allowed on board)
One tip- it's a good idea to bring a manufacturer's catalogue with a picture
of a moth trap- saves a lot of explanation in funny languages!.
Mike Soukup wrote:
> I do it all the time.   I always put them in my carry-on luggage.  Never
> even thought to ask.
> I usually go with the "don't ask, don't tell" policy!!
> Donald Hobern wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me whether international airlines are likely to object
> > to my taking MV bulbs in my luggage.  Are they regarded as hazardous
> > objects?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Donald Hobern
> > dhobern at

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