Film order from Badger Graphics (US)

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  1. sharperstill

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    Hi,

    I was wondering if any Sydney based LF users want to order any film form Badger Graphics and share the shipping charges. I'm going to be ordering some Tri-X 5x7. Shipping charges for the first box are $34US, then about $6 per box...

    Drop me a PM if interested.

    Cheers,

    Jon
     
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    Hi Jon,

    Are there any concerns with film (e.g. Provia) getting x-ray'd multiple times as it's shipped from USA to Australia?
     
  3. sharperstill

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    Not that I'm aware of......
     
  4. Ross Chambers

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    Certainly Tri X 5x7 and Arista 5x7 from Freestyle comes in with no problems from any shipping scanning.

    No idea about colour.

    Jon, 6 months ago I might have taken you on, but I don't need any at present. You have obviously made your wise choice of stock, but can I draw your attention to the less expensive Arista EDU as well. It works pretty well.

    Regards - Ross
     
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    Hi Ross,

    I placed the order the other day.

    I've never heard of Arista EDU. I'd certainly be interested in cost savings as the Tri-x was $96USD/50 sheets as opposed to eighteen months ago, when I last ordered, and it was $77USD/50 sheets from memory.

    JOn
     
  6. Ross Chambers

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    Jon, do check the forum for opinions other than mine of Arista Edu, but I've had quite good results, bearing in mind the rather severe reciprocity failure. It's really Foma rebranded.

    I have both Kodak and Arista on the shelf, the Arista for when longer exposures aren't dictated.

    Regards - Ross