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    RA-4 chemicals in Canada

    Anyone knows where I could get chemicals for RA-4 in Canada. I usually buy my stuff from Feestyle in the US or from Darkroom Central in Canada. RA-4 from freestyle is not an option since it is ORMD, they can`t ship to Canada. Darkroom Central does not list any RA-4 chemicals on their website.

    I thought about sending an email to Darkroom Central, but maybe someone here knows the answer or have another suggestion.

    Thanks
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    Yes they do, look under Paper - Colour

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    Thank you very much, do not know how I missed it. Thanks again !!!
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    I have had good luck with Mondrian Hall. They were willing to sell to a cash account, and then I paid on my mastercard on pickup. You do have to make it worth thier while though. I went in for about $250-300 when I bought there. Now I deal though a small photofinisher, and order from the Kodak Catalog. I wait til he has something he needs, and we pro-rata on the delivery charge.
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    One problem with the 10 liter blix and dev kits is Kodak packs four of them in one box. Mondrian Hall won't break them up and repackage.

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    You can order from both LLauzeau and Photo Service. The products I use are:

    Flexicolor C-41 SM Tank Dev (2 l), 175 6337
    Flexicolor C-41 SM Tank Bleach (2.7 l), 882-4690
    Flexicolor C-41 SM Tank Fixer (3.9 l), 846-2681
    Flexicolor wash aid (1.5 l), 192-5254

    I'm begining to get frustrated with LLauzeau. When I ask for chemicals, they first reply "I don't think it has been discontinued yet"!! Then they make me wait 2-4 weeks for the products. I went to Photo Service yesterday. They had a lot more inventory (chemicals, paper, film, supplies) than LLauzeau, and they could get the RA4 and C-41 chemicals in a week.

    Let me know how it goes.

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    Henrys in Toronto is now selling RA-4 chemicals online.They sell the paper too.

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    Thanks Pasto. I never thought of Photo Service. I will probably give them a try. LLauzau is not really my kind of place. Sellers look at you like if you were bothering them (except if you want to buy the latest digicrap at $4000.00), they have reduce their traditionnal department to almost nothing and the couples of time I went there to have some E6 films processed, their service was below the average. I will keep you posted with Photo Service.

    Stew, I visited the new website of Henry's and saw their options for RA-4 (it was almost nonexistent on their old website) . I will probably give them a try also, normally their shipping fees are low and often they have free shipping promotion. I bought from them a couple of times (others than RA-4) and the experience was nice.

    Thanks all !!!
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    Whenever I get to Toronto, I usually visit Henry's and Downtown Camera. Last visit, neither store had Supra Endura in 11X14. The guy @ Downtown Camera phoned around for me, found a shop that had some fresh stock, then drew me a map how to get there. Gotta love that customer service. Might be worth a phone call.
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