I'm flying with a cheap guitar (GFS partscaster strat) soon and I don't have a flight case. Plus I've heard horror stories about the luggage handlers anyway. Not for a gig, so I don't need it ready to go when I land. So how crazy is this:
- take the strings off
- loosen the truss rod
- take the neck off
- put the neck and body in my carryon suitcase, surrounded by clothes/etc.
- reassemble and set up when I land and unpack