If you want a cheep but good solution to shoot 8x10 black and white you can use x-ray film. It scratches very easy but it works (and its really cheep)
Have a look at : http://filmphotographyproject.com/st...-ray-film-8x10
you also have a blue one which gives a different look http://filmphotographyproject.com/st...-ray-film-8x10

cheers