>> But ONLY if [vuescan] doesn't soften my image as much as your
>> samples indicate..
>I think most of the softening is the dust removal algorithms at
>higher settings, but it's hard to know. Only separating the
>features would make it possible to tell.
One could go back and try dust removal using Vuescan 6.5 (or some release
before 6.6, which is when the film grain reduction was added to vuescan).