Has anyone ever used the Safeco Giant Stack Trays?

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Postby bhutanpro on Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:01 pm

https://www.amazon.com/Safco-Products-4 ... stack+tray

With glassine used to protect from dust collecting, of course, I'm thinking this could be a decent not-so-temporary-but-not-forever solution to my search for a new flat file.

Any thoughts/recommendations/experiences?

PS: Since I'm asking for help and haven't donated for a while, I figured I'd do so. However, I'm getting an error 404 code when clicking the donate link... So any info on how to send these fools cash is also appreciated 8)
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Postby xangelx on Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:18 pm

At $127 per tray it seems way more expensive than a portfolio or even a used flat file.
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Postby jjttdw on Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:22 pm

xangelx wrote:At $127 per tray it seems way more expensive than a portfolio or even a used flat file.



+1.
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Postby bhutanpro on Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:21 am

You do get 2 trays per order, so $254 would be my total cost. Just having a terrible time tracking down a decent flat file these days.
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Postby BradWI on Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:02 pm

bhutanpro wrote:You do get 2 trays per order, so $254 would be my total cost. Just having a terrible time tracking down a decent flat file these days.


If you get them, buy them on Jet.com. $205 shipped for 2 sets after code TRIPLE15.
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Postby electrachrome on Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:16 pm

more expensive option ...but it's a lot closer to a "forever" home for your prints.
30"x40", slide it under a bed and problem solved.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/contro ... &A=details
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Postby thefool on Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:29 pm

electrachrome wrote:more expensive option ...but it's a lot closer to a "forever" home for your prints.
30"x40", slide it under a bed and problem solved.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/contro ... &A=details



Get it direct for $40 cheaper

http://www.printfile.com/30x40-museum-case.aspx

EDIT: Make that $70 cheaper w/ RETAIL10 coupon code.
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Postby bhutanpro on Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:27 pm

thefool wrote:
electrachrome wrote:more expensive option ...but it's a lot closer to a "forever" home for your prints.
30"x40", slide it under a bed and problem solved.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/contro ... &A=details



Get it direct for $40 cheaper

http://www.printfile.com/30x40-museum-case.aspx

EDIT: Make that $70 cheaper w/ RETAIL10 coupon code.


This may be the way to go. Thank you both very much :pint: :pint: :pint:
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Postby bhutanpro on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:47 pm

thefool wrote:
electrachrome wrote:more expensive option ...but it's a lot closer to a "forever" home for your prints.
30"x40", slide it under a bed and problem solved.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/contro ... &A=details



Get it direct for $40 cheaper

http://www.printfile.com/30x40-museum-case.aspx

EDIT: Make that $70 cheaper w/ RETAIL10 coupon code.


Thanks again for the link. Just ordered my second one, and I'm all set for storage now for a long time. Feels good getting everything back in a safe home after a move to a new place and losing the old flat file.

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Postby BB8 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:56 pm

bhutanpro wrote:https://www.amazon.com/Safco-Products-4897-Giant-Documents/dp/B001B0D6E0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1485709188&sr=8-1&keywords=safco+giant+stack+tray

With glassine used to protect from dust collecting, of course, I'm thinking this could be a decent not-so-temporary-but-not-forever solution to my search for a new flat file.

Any thoughts/recommendations/experiences?

PS: Since I'm asking for help and haven't donated for a while, I figured I'd do so. However, I'm getting an error 404 code when clicking the donate link... So any info on how to send these fools cash is also appreciated 8)



A little late, looks like you went with something else. But incase others come looking I would just like to say that I have used these and I do not recommend them for anything you consider valuable. Posters are exposed and vulnerable at all times, I ditched them after a week.
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