Source for Negative Carrier Glass

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  1. Jersey Vic

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    I need to buy some glass for a Durst nega138 negative carrier. I'd like to buy suitable glass but not go crazy $ wise. Possible?
     
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    I made my glass inserts for my Durst enlarger from some outdated FP4 glass plates I bought in 1976 or 7. They are still perfect 30+ years later.

    Extremely eay :D

    Ian
     
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    I agree with Jon , these are great people to deal with . All my glass is purchased from them, in fact there is a dealer of glass 30km from me but I prefer to use these people.

     
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    Focal Point. They are great.
     
  6. Jersey Vic

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    Thanks for the positive reinforcement. I've never used a glass carrier before.

    What are the benefits of Anti-Newton glass and should I buy 2 sheets of AN or 1 AN and 1 'non AN' and which should be on top?
     
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    Most emulsions will not create Newton rings
    against plain glass. (Tech Pan did and there
    may be others, but it's not an issue with the
    Foma and Tri-X films I use.) But the film
    base surely will. So, you can probably make
    do with one sheet of plain glass, and one of
    ANG, depending on your film of choice.
     
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    Hi, the AN glass would go on the top only. Plain glass below.

    Jon