Originally Posted by eddym
???? If you lay out your negs in 6 strips of 5 each, that should exactly cover an 8x10 sheet. Why do you lose 6 frames?
As for the 36th (and sometimes 37th) frames, I contact print all those on a separate sheet. Or, if perhaps one roll is not fully exposed, I contact the "ends" with the incomplete roll.
36 exp = 6 strips of 6. 8x10 is only wide enough for 5 frames wide so I lose the last frame off each strip.