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Are you sure it's not glossy FILM instead of glossy photo. The film is like a mylar paper real thin. hey just an idea. Somebody could have packaged the wrong paper under the wrong # The film is S041072 the regular glossy is S041141. Mike ----- Original Message ----- From: Robert Snow <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Sent: Sunday, January 09, 2000 7:53 AM Subject: Re: Has Epson glossy paper gone on a diet? > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Horses <support@horsesLLC.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: January 09, 2000 6:00 AM > Subject: Has Epson glossy paper gone on a diet? > > > > I just bought some Epson glossy photo paper from buy.com, > and when I opened > > the package, I did a double-take as soon as I pulled out > the first sheet. > > > > I had been making some digital photo prints on an older > set of Epson glossy > > paper, which was nice and heavy and thick. The new paper > is definitely MUCH > > ligher and thinner; even thin enough to be a bit > translucent, if you > > hold it up to a weak-to-medium light source. > > > > In fact, there's so much of a difference that I went back > and looked at my > > older paper, just to make sure that I hadn't been printing > on someone else's > > by mistake. Sure enough, you can see the "Epson Photo > Paper" imprint on the > > back side. But on the "new" Epson paper, there's nothing > imprinted on the back. > > > > Has anyone else noticed this? (I'm sure someone -must- > have). I'm not > > hallucinating, am I? Epson wouldn't just arbitrarily > "improve" their glossy > > paper by taking a heavy, opaque, paper that feels like a > real photograph, > > and turning it into something that feels so much > thinner... > > > > Would they? > > > > > > David Miller > > Horses > > - > > > David: > > Sounds like you bought the Photo Glossy Paper instead of the > Photo Paper. The Glossy is very thin and, for me at least, > does not print nearly as well as the Epson Photo Paper > (new), and I sure don't like the weight! S041141 is the > heavier Photo paper.in the letter size. > > bob snow > > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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