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      12-16-2010, 05:33 PM   #44
Mr Tonka
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sweatypeninsula

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Originally Posted by The1 View Post
and in case you're wondering, My backpack with all my gear is ridiculously heavy

there's also a flash, a macro, and a crappy 50mm in there :P

I carry copies of the receipts for when i cross the border for proof of ownership and location of purchase for all my equipment just to save myself from any hastle.
Smart. I have a friend who went to Spain for a triathlon. Shipped his bike to himself for pick up. Spanish customs held his bike when tried to pick it up. Had to dish out $2200 to get it from customs for his race. He said it seemed like quite a legal scam, because someone would show proof of purchase and they would get pissed and nearly throw their package at them and tell them to leave. No proof, pay the piper.
"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice. -Charles de Secondat"