Quote Originally Posted by lee
wouldnt a scratch on the base side of the film produce a white or light colored scratch on the print? If that is the case then I suspect the aforementioned pressure plate.

lee\c

I believe you are quite right Lee! I completely forgot about scratches on the base side. I can sometimes see the lines in the negatives, but I took for granted that they were on the emulsion side. I'll look more closely this evening. Thanks!