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> Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 19:26:56 -0700 (PDT) > From: Michael Greer <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Subject: Re: New paper(atten: Jerry Olson and all) > > - --- Jerry Olson <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > >> Jerry, > > >> I'm in your camp; these papers are far and away too expensive.At $5-6 > > per sheet > > >> of paper, plus ink costs, it's flat unaffordable; you can't sell prints > > >> to customers at high enough prices to justify this. > > >> > > >> Peter Stewart > > > > You are SO right! > > I'm sorry Jerry, but Peter is not right. One can make money paying $5-$6 per > 17x22 inch sheet. > > > Even if I was wealthy, It would be hard to pay that > > much, because they aren't worth it. They are overpriced. BIG SNIP We'll probably never agree on this, > but I think the cost issue you raise over an additional $3-$4 per sheet is > legitimate, but certainly not significant. If in fact there are other papers > that provide all of the same qualities has the more expensive paper, then we'd > be fools for paying the additional sum. But it has not been proven to my > satisfaction that other less expensive papers do match all for the qualities of > the more expensive papers. I think you all miss the point! Who says these new papers are really 20-30 years with these inks??? They certainly have not come off Wilhelms tests have they? If these new papers do indeed come with a "warranty" and proof, then I think you are right Mike, they would be worth it. But in the present state of affairs, there is no proof! John Nollendorfs JN Photography Lincoln, NE - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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