Fuji South Carolina Send Away for 120 / 220?

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  1. AlbertZeroK

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    I'm having an issue with sending off E-6 120 to Fuji in SC. They service both my local Rite Aid and Wal-Mart. I've had horrible service with Fuji not following special instructions (do not cut negatives for 35mm C-41 and 35mm E-6). I understand most of their work is done using automated machines, but I can't for the life of me get a clear answer on what I'm to put on the envelope and what they can actually do for me?

    What is worst, when I call them, I get a different story each time and forget Rite Aid and Wal-Mart knowing anything.

    I want to get 120 and 220 film processed in both C-41 and E-6 and get back uncut negatives in a sleeve. Anyone else have experience with these guys that can feed me some info on their experiances?
     
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    Are you in SC? If you are, then try and go a RITZ camera. In columbia, specifically the RITZ by richland fashion mall will do 120 c41 in house. I think that I have had them process 220 for me before as well. About every 1 in 6-8 rolls will have something wrong with it. They cut a frame off of some of the new portra I shot when I was in town last over christmas, and on several occasions they have crimped and bent film ruining a frame or two.

    All the best with finding an alternative.
     
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    I live near Farmville VA, the closest shop that develops in house is Richmond Camera 2 hours away, but they'll stop processing film this summer. So was hoping for something I could do in town. I'd mail it out, but the return shipping cost most labs charge is horrible if you do one or two rolls. I shoot mostly B&W and do that at home, but don't feel like I do enough color to warrant buying the chemicals or keeping my jobo.
     
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    Just send it to Dwayne's they do E-6 C-41 in all sizes you mentioned.
     
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    Why not soup your own film? Its not any harder than B&W, just a couple more steps. Holding temps is not as critical, or as hard, as you might think either. The chem kits are available from Freestyle, and its cheaper than sending out.
     
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    I hear you all, especially since the lab in SC keeps saying they'll call me back and never do, I picked up some stuff to soup my own this morning.