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On a recent international flight, the check-in counter staff asked to weigh my Pelican 1510 case because they knew for a fact that the case itself was close to the weight limit for carry-on bags, and fully loaded it would be well over. True enough, it was almost twice the weight limit and I was asked to check it or repack the gear.
I stuffed my gear into another bag and took the empty Pelican as my carry-on bag. After clearing TSA checkpoint I refilled the Pelican Did not fall out of the overhead bin.