2 3/4" Multigrade Filters

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  1. JayGannon

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    Does such a thing exist? I have an old durst that has a 2 3/4" Filter drawer that I would like to use as a 2nd enlarger but can't find multigrade filters for it anywhere.
     
  2. Rick A

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    You can cut down any of the larger size VC filters easily.
     
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    I reckon the most economical thing to do would be to cut down the 3" filters. Take 1/4" off 2 sides and be careful not to cut off the edge with the filter number embossed on it.
     
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    I have sets of Multigrade and Polycontrast filters in mounted and unmounted 2-3/4" sizes for my old Durst M-300 but I don't know where to get more now other than to cut down 3" filters. 1/4" isn't much to remove. I'm still using the filters so mine aren't for sale but I bet someone has some they aren't using.
     
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    Three inch Multigrade filters are easy to come by. Sourcing them form your usual supplier shouldn't be a problem. I used a paper cutter to cut down a set for my Omega B600.
     
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    Thanks guys I shall set about getting a 3x3 set and cutting them down.

    Cheers