Trebla FilmPac Discontinued?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by AlbertZeroK, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. AlbertZeroK

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    I was told by a rep at Armadillo that the FilmPac was discontinued, however, he could put together the kit from individual items. Anyone heard this?
     
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    I was told the same thing, the good thing is that they are happy to build
    a kit or sell the parts. :D
     
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    The other issue you may have to contend with is shipping charges. I got tired of harassing Armadillo about filling orders, so I switched vendors, but most vendors, if not all, will need to charge freight shipping on the developer and bleach (due to haz-mat). I did not think about this and ended up paying 170 dollars for shipping from Pakor. Good luck.
     
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    ^ I knew without asking she listened to the blues :wink:

    Can you guys list what you are paying and from where?

    Is there an E6 Trebla kit or components. Sorry but my head spins every time I start researching this.
     
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    For $170 you could get 5 Photo-Formulary C-41 Kits- 1 liter each. How much volume did you guys get with the Trebla components?
     
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    I think what you are referring to is Photo-formulary's C-41 developer ONLY. This is not a kit, just the developer. You would still need Pre-Bleach, Bleach, Fix and Stabilizer.
     
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    Trebla doesn't make an E-6 kit, but you can buy the components separately, it's about $500 for enough to make 60L, but it's packaged mostly in 10L units.
     
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    No that's totally wrong- it's a kit. I have used it before- it mixes to 1L of all required chemicals. The formulary does list it as "C-41 developer" though implying it's only developer but it's not- it is the full deal.
     
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    interesting
     
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    Liberty photo has what appears to be the constituent components of a 7-step e-6 process in the manner of Kodak's 5L kit. The link is HERE.
     
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    I have also used the Formulary C41 kit. It is an entire Kodak C41 kit to make 1 Liter of working solution. Everything is packed under an inert atmosphere for proper keeping.

    PE
     
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    I hope PF sells enough of those kits to keep them as a viable option.

    PE was right when he said we wanted it but then *itched on the pricing.

    I may have to go in this direction when my bleach stash exhausts.
     
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    I said what? The pricing is the price you pay for a kit in a convenient form, packed in a safe and stable manner.

    PE