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Watch how an airport mangles a musical instrument

Dave Schneider flew with his guitar - a 1965 Gibson ES-335 - from Portland, Maine, to St. Petersburg, Fla. Hit by bad weather, they got diverted to Detroit, where his precious instrument got offloaded. Watch what happened to it.

‘It was this crazy sound,’ says Dave, ‘metal on metal’. Read all about it here.

The guitar has an unfortunate history on airlines. Watch Dave Carroll’s viral video, United Breaks Guitars. 12 million viewers and rising.

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  1. Wasn’t it Dave Carroll who made the video “United Breaks Guitars”?

  2. Watching Dave Carroll’s video makes me glad I am a singer and a pianist and don’t have to carry anything except my orchestral parts and clothes!

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