Fuji FP-100B is Gone, Forshadowing for FP-3000B and FP-100C?

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  1. Fragomeni

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    Hi all,

    So it looks like Fuji FP-100B is officially gone. To any of you who are in the know, is there any foreshadowing here regarding FP-3000B and FP-100C? I use the FP-3000B regularly and love the film so I would be devastated to see it gone. I also know that the FP-100C still has a fairly large commercial use in some places. Aside from the normal speculation, can anyone offer any insight here?
     
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    I was on this forum the other day and read that there were reports of 100C being discontinued in 4x5.
     
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    There were rumors earlier in the fall that both 3000B45 and 100C45 are being discontinued. It turned out to be true for 3000B; Fuji has already announced its discontinuation. 100C45 is still hanging in there, but I don't think anyone should assume it'll be around for much longer.
     
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    I still have a bunch of the FP-100B in my shop, it never really sold that well. I would guess 3000B and 100C will be around for quite a while. Both sell very well. Who knows though. These companies can be fickle!
     
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    I didn't even know 3000B45 was still around. We haven't been able to get it for the last year. I knew it would only be a matter of time for 100C45. Both FP-100B and FP-3000B sell very well in our shop so the news of 100B was a bit of a surprise to me. I've always used 3000B for the most part so as long as I still have that I'm content. It would be a real shame to see it all gone.