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    Re: contact prints

    I use this glass on top of my film in Print File pages and digitize with a medium format digital back and also a Fuji X-Pro3:

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    Re: contact prints

    I have been consider this for 14X36" X-Ray contact prints

    Not kidding

    https://www.amazon.com/Rectangle-Gla...-garden&sr=1-5
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    Re: contact prints

    I think I have a 42" round table top sitting in the closet. Of course that will never fit under the enlarger but I may use it to dry a big Fiber based print when I get to that point.

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    Re: contact prints

    Quote Originally Posted by Tin Can View Post
    I have been consider this for 14X36" X-Ray contact prints

    Not kidding

    https://www.amazon.com/Rectangle-Gla...-garden&sr=1-5
    Might have a built-in neutral density filter! Their other glass is marked "Clear". Free shipping? That's going to weigh a bit!

    Definitely have the edges sanded at the shop if you buy a piece of glass. Not only will it protect your fingers, it will be less likely to crack
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    Re: contact prints

    It seems big sheets of glass ship with sales price included.

    I had a hard time getting 1/4" plate glass sourced and cut for my old contact printer, which works well after I dialed down the lamps for enlarging paper and added more diffusion.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn View Post
    Might have a built-in neutral density filter! Their other glass is marked "Clear". Free shipping? That's going to weigh a bit!

    Definitely have the edges sanded at the shop if you buy a piece of glass. Not only will it protect your fingers, it will be less likely to crack
    sin eater

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