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LeeKaye
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:32 am

For acid free sleeves used in portfolios, I use Goldline PP ones. I did a lot of research and these seem to be the best type. You can get PVC but I think the PP is better.
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LeeKaye
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:37 am

And as for that collectors programme, I've said before there is no way I am putting that on with my GF around. My 'stuff' is a pretty controversial point anyway...without people on screen with collections potentially the same size, or even worse...smaller than mine.
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:16 am

Thanks Fitz. Luckily my office days are behind me. So didn't have the foggiest
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SKEEEZ
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:48 am

Just found a print still in a tube after the best part of a year. :(

Does anyone have any recommendations for places that flatten prints at a reasonable price?
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Samk89
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:43 am

SKEEEZ wrote:Just found a print still in a tube after the best part of a year. :(

Does anyone have any recommendations for places that flatten prints at a reasonable price?

Why don/t you grab some weights, grab a nice flat bit of perspex or smooth wood and place it under that for a while with the weights spread out? thats what I usually do when I get it out the tube
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Fattyramone
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:45 am

I use a firm called Hea-Vee Bookes , I find them quite easy to deal with and fairly cheap too.
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:46 am

Samk89 wrote:
SKEEEZ wrote:Just found a print still in a tube after the best part of a year. :(

Does anyone have any recommendations for places that flatten prints at a reasonable price?

Why don/t you grab some weights, grab a nice flat bit of perspex or smooth wood and place it under that for a while with the weights spread out? thats what I usually do when I get it out the tube
Let it relax for a few days to a week before you stick the weights on it though.. Give the fibres a chance to relax.
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Hellraiser
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:46 am

I used these for the event:

http://www.packaginggb.co.uk/medium-dut ... -100s.html

I have just emailed to ask if they are acid free and therefore suitable for storing prints in.
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Fattyramone
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:03 pm

Well , at least 1 of the 10 of this letterpress variant has made it's forever-home in Blighty ... :D

I'll make sure it brushes it's teeth every night and does it's homework on time....

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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:05 pm

Well done. Did you get it from source or secondary market
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Fattyramone
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:26 pm

battleroyale wrote:Well done. Did you get it from source or secondary market

From Source , I just happened to be looking in the right place at the right time ...although I didn't fancy my chances with there being as few as there were to be nabbed....but the gods were on my side this time.

Mind you at $320 it took a deep breath to write that email asking to have one :D ....but I'm glad I did.

Only got hit for £11 customs too ..which was about right for the price(?) ...but the extra £8 that Parcel Force whack on for doing their bastard job took it up to nigh on £20...

So all in all a good day for me.
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Fattyramone
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:38 pm

It flattened out in no time at all as well , so I popped it into it's forever-bed too ...

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Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:46 pm

Cool man. Congrats.
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rimmer
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:06 pm

Nice one sailor :clap:
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Fattyramone
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Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:16 pm

rimmer wrote:Nice one sailor :clap:

I had some nice stuff come in today Rimmer ..if you know what I mean!

:wink: :wink:
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