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  1. Sleepless in NYC

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Fri Apr 27 2012 14:59:40
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    Going to be travelling for work again, so good old pack tite is making an appearance again.
    Is it ok to lay the packtite on top of a glass table? The glass table won't crack from the heat will it?
    Thanks.

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Fri Apr 27 2012 20:15:57
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    I guess it would depend upon how thin the glass is and how it's supported, but I would not put a packtite on top of a glass table because I think it might get too heavy for the glass to support, especially if you put a suitcase in it. I suppose if you were to just packtite a really light load, you might get away with it, but why chance it? Why do you feel you need to have the packtite raised up from the floor?

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Sat Apr 28 2012 21:34:49
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    Thanks for your response. I wanted to put the packtite on top of the glass coffee table to avoid getting carpet fibers all over the casing of the packtite. i was more concerned with whether the heat would crack the glass (1/4" thick) rather than the glass supporting the weight as i never put anything that heavy inside packtite. I usually take everything out of suitcase and keep suitcase in plastic bag until the contents of it that i took out is packtited. then i put the suitcase (overnight case) separately.

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Sun Apr 29 2012 0:02:31
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    Maybe you could put a thick towel or two between the Packtite and the glass table? If you're just worried about the carpet fibers, it might just be easier and less worrisome to keep the Packtite on the floor and vacuum or use a lint roller device on the bottom (outside) of it when you're done.

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Sun Apr 29 2012 2:03:21
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    I would be worried about a glass table, both the weight and the heat.

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  6. Sleepless in NYC

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    Posted 6 years ago
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    Thanks myworstfear and no bugs!


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