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I'd like to bring shears with me (as in the smaller hair shears like you can get at a pharmacy) in my carry-on luggage on a flight. This is what the TSA website says about scissors:
If packed in carry-on, they must be less than 4 inches from the pivot
What is the "pivot point" when referring to luggage? This is what I have - the main compartment opens pretty much all the way around. So where can I pack my shears so that it would be allowed?
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asked Sep 8, 2017 at 9:40
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As JonathanReez mentioned in a now-deleted comment, the pivot point is not in your suitcase; it's part of your scissors:
An alternative phrasing could read:
If packed in carry-on, their blades must be less than 4 inches long.
answered Sep 8, 2017 at 11:03
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