From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2008 - 22:21:04 PST
Wow, crazy typos... sorry. At the bottom, I think I ment to say "hand-held"
sounds mysterious though, so perhaps I should have left it without the
On 2/6/08, 40 Frames <email suppressed> wrote:
> In my experience, the C printers seem to develope some play over time due
> to age of machine parts and
> perhaps mis-threading by the operator.
> I stopped having prints (even work prints) made on a C printer anymore
> because of my experience
> with swimming prints. I request everything be printed on the lab's panel
> printer which generally
> gets more attention and can run at slower speeds.
> I have assumed that my experience with the C printer was partly due to
> neglect, but wondered if
> anyone else had thoughts they care to share about the matter? Design flaw
> of machine? Replace-
> ment sprockets can be machined to spec and fix the problem?
> Keep in mind, I shoot mostly lock off shots, so printer steadiness is
> critical. If one is doing hand-process
> or hand-handle or image making that does not require the upmost steadiness
> of the printed image than
> the model C would be a perfectly good printer to use.
> On 2/6/08, Pip Chodorov <email suppressed> wrote:
> > Dear filmmakers,
> > When Lablink went out of business I saved one of their best contact
> > printers from destruction. It is a Bell & Howell C-printer with tape
> > reader; I have pictures. It was intended to be shipped up to Toronto
> > for a university. After several misguided attempts to have it
> > trucked, they have decided not to take it after all. So there it sits
> > on an empty floor in West 45th street, waiting to be adopted or
> > junked. If anybody wants it, they can go pick it up, or pay for a
> > shipping company. It is all wrapped and ready to go. If noone makes a
> > move it will surely be dumped soon.
> > Please contact me off list for further details.
> > Thanks,
> > Pip Chodorov
> > pip @ re-voir . com
> > __________________________________________________________________
> > For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
> 40 FRAMES
> Alain LeTourneau
> Pamela Minty
> 425 SE 3rd #400
> Portland, OR 97214
> United States
> +1 503 231 6548
-- 40 FRAMES Alain LeTourneau Pamela Minty 425 SE 3rd #400 Portland, OR 97214 United States +1 503 231 6548 info(at)40frames(dot)org http://www.40frames.org __________________________________________________________________ For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.