It would be interesting to try glass plates if you can get them for a reasonable price--perfect flatness and no additional glass required for contact printing. I looked into this once, and discovered that 8x10" T-Max 100 plates are astoundingly costly (just quickly checking B&H, they have some 9x12cm TMX plates in stock, almost two years out of date, at $300 for a box of 36--meter carefully&#33. How much is Webphota asking?