Question about packing ammunition

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  1. YancyW

    YancyW GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    I have tried to search for this question, but can't find anything on point. I leave on Sunday for Namibia, flying through Johannesburg. I am checking a Tuffpak with rifles and I have a pelican case I am going to pack my ammo in. It is a medium case, the 2100 model to be exact. I am just going to check it as its own piece of luggage. My question is about putting other things in the ammo case besides ammo. I was planning on filling the extra space with rifle slings, ammo pouch, bore snake, etc...

    Is there any issues with packing other items in a case with ammo in it? The only other luggage I am taking is a carryon, I am traveling pretty light.
     
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  2. Therack

    Therack AH Enthusiast

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    I have always packed extra things in my ammo case.
     

  3. CAustin

    CAustin AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

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    Yep I put my knife and cleaning stuff in there!
     
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  4. BRICKBURN

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    I have never heard of any issues with what you are proposing.
     

  5. Shootist43

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    I put a note on my locked ammo box that stated what was inside in addition to the ammo. I also stated very clearly the weight of the ammo which must be less than 11 lbs. Enjoy your hunt. We'll be looking for your report and photos.
     

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    I pack it until it weighs the maximum, cleaning brushes, spare parts, leatherman, etc. I do the same with the gun case, binos, cleaning rods, bipod, rangefinder, spare batteries, GPS, etc., until it's around 49 pounds.
     

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