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j205724
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:14 am

about to get a flat file and need some info on where to pick up some 24x36 mylar bags for my prints, any suggestions would be appreciated. thanks.
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:22 am

j205724 wrote:about to get a flat file and need some info on where to pick up some 24x36 mylar bags for my prints, any suggestions would be appreciated. thanks.
check out bagunlimited and framedestination
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:06 pm

Thanks.
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:08 pm

Yup, what he said. I got mine from framedestination.com I bought 30x40
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Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:12 pm

jackburton wrote:Yup, what he said. I got mine from framedestination.com I bought 30x40

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Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:13 pm

As an alternative to just bagging them consider using these...

http://www.archivalmethods.com/product. ... ductid=554
79-2436 White 24x36 AcidFree Card Stock PKG50 $69.95

These perfectly line the drawer of my 25x37 file and I interleave one sheet between prints to keep them from marring each other or getting unexpected ink transfers.
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Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:37 am

I don't care for the bags with the adhesive on them. They can sometimes stick to a print when removing them from the bag.
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Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:44 am

willg wrote:I don't care for the bags with the adhesive on them. They can sometimes stick to a print when removing them from the bag.
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Definitely not. I only use plain bags with the ends folder over foam core and binder-clipped into place.
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Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:23 pm

These Crescent boards are OK. Especially for short- to medium-term backing. Just remember though that while these boards have an acid-free core, they are still made from PAPER. To be truly archival - as in, what museums would use and what we all should use for long-term mounting and storage - all materials need to be paper-free, cotton rag.
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Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:15 pm

willg wrote:I don't care for the bags with the adhesive on them. They can sometimes stick to a print when removing them from the bag.
the adhesive isnt on the flap, so theyve worked out pretty well for me so far.
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Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:09 pm

joshua wrote:
willg wrote:I don't care for the bags with the adhesive on them. They can sometimes stick to a print when removing them from the bag.
the adhesive isnt on the flap, so theyve worked out pretty well for me so far.

Framedestination's have the adhesive on the bag rather than the flap as joshua said. I destroyed a Keyes Collector with the other style :(
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Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:50 pm

These aren't mylar (polyethylene terephthalate), which is what the OP was asking for. They are BOPP (polypropylene) which isn't nearly as clear as mylar. Anybody have a recommendation for good, best price mylar bags?
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thekharmainitiative wrote:
These aren't mylar (polyethylene terephthalate), which is what the OP was asking for. They are BOPP (polypropylene) which isn't nearly as clear as mylar. Anybody have a recommendation for good, best price mylar bags?
While it is true that they aren't mylar they are pretty damn clear. I've been using them for a year with no problems. Love em.
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Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:01 pm

I get all my mylar sleeves and acid free backers from http://www.bagsunlimited.com

Havent found them cheaper or a better quality anywhere else
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