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Re: filmscanners: Nikon Super coolscan 4000 Problems
on 9/1/01 8:23 AM, rlb at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I learned the hard way early on. Yes, I did blow some of the propellant on
> a few negatives until I concluded it was my carelessness and not the fault
> of the canned air. I am now always careful that the can has not been shaken
> and it is upright. I have a friend that uses the anti-static brushes with
> success. I have not tried them.
> From: "Barbara & Martin Greene" <email@example.com>
>> I've always been concerned about blowing air on my slides with a pressure
>> can. I'm afraid that some bad stuff will get on the slide. Am I being
>> overly cautious?
Canned air is easy to "be safe" with. Before aiming at film, fire a burst
away from the film to guarantee a clean path through the nozzle/tube/etc. It
isn't as wasteful as having to clean a negative/slide later...