Does anyone have any experience flying with a CBG? I'm going to be traveling for 2 weeks on business (4 cities in 2 weeks) and thought I'd bring my CBG (beats watching mindless TV in the hotel room). I'm thinking of using my soft gig bag and trying carry-on.
BE VERY CAREFUL!!! Too many folks lately are trying to avoid the baggage fees and there is little to no room in the overheads! You might be better off shipping if you have to or somehow gate checking it (to be retrieved when disembarking the plane, not at baggage claim). Kinda like gatechecking a stroller. Call the airline to see if they have suggestions or can do what you want.
One of my regular customers travels worldwide with a 34" scale diddly bow, and has had no trouble at all with checking it on as hand luggage.
The only issue he had was the bullet bridge. The US customs didnt like it much, but unless you can throw a duff bullet really really hard, you aint going to do much damage.....