I'm in total agreement with you Don. Papers like Ektalure are irreplaceable.
Originally Posted by don sigl
I 'm more selective about the images I spent time to print so I use less paper. When my stash of paper in the freezer is gone I don't know that I want to pay the prices for the papers available. And since I've hand coated papers for alt. processes for quite a few years, coating my own silver gelatin might not be that big of a deal. At least the physical act of coating. Designing emulsions for silver gelatin are certainly more complex than most of us have the training and experience for.
Thanks to Ron for trying to keep this alive.