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Looking for Ideas - Transporting an Imac on a plane

Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by MayrMeninoCrash, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Need help from the WB hive mind (or experience if you've been there)

    I have a friend looking to bring her Imac on vacation with her. Problem is that the unit is bigger than most available suitcases. Even Pelican doesn't seem to make a case big enough to fit it. The rough dimensions are 27"x22"x9" for the unit. Amazon has one case available for $400 that might work, if she unpacks it, but I'm wondering about other options. The 22" width is a tough one, because it rules out most suitcases and foot lockers.

    Anyone have thoughts on what we might use?
     
  2. HandPanzer

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    Buy an oversized coat and have her duct tape it to her person.
     
  3. crippledalbino

    crippledalbino The God of 42nd Street
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    Maybe it would be easier to ship it there in advance of the vacation and then mail it home after? Then you can get yourself some juicy insurance on it.
     
  4. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh

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    Hows about the box it came in?

    They're pretty sturdy.
     
  5. LiddyRules

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    Jason Statham.
     
  6. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Needs it for work, so overnight would be the only option. Looking at between $200-300 each way shipping on it. Thinking we can buy a nice case and pay baggage fees for much less than that.
     
  7. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh

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    Puerto Rican luggage. Throw it in a trash bag.
     
  8. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Styrofoam cooler and duct tape
     
  9. NotSoFast

    NotSoFast Registered User

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    Make up your mind. You said vacation then work. Which is it?

    Tell her to get a laptop like a white person next time.
     
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  10. crippledalbino

    crippledalbino The God of 42nd Street
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    This. Laptops were invented for this very reason, because lugging a whole damn computer around is an expensive, risky, not-worth-it pain in the ass.
     
  11. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Working vacation

    And the Imac is assigned by her job. I agree a smaller computer would be handy.
     
  12. stellarcomics

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  13. stellarcomics

    stellarcomics Registered User

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    On a related note, I never throw away my computer or TV boxes. They're all down in my basement.
     
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