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Re: filmscanners: brandnew user queries





Alan Tyson wrote:
> 
> David Lewiston [dlewistn@maui.net] wrote on Sun, 16 Sep 2001
> 13:57:58 -1000
> >
> > ...buy an enema bulb. I've used one for years (only for my
> negs and
> > tranies you understand) and don't have a dust problem.
> 
> Alan T says....
> 
> Last time David L suggested this, I tried hard to buy one
> from many pharmacies and surgical suppliers in NW England/NE
> Wales, without success. I did, though, have many
> entertaining conversations following quizzical looks.
> 

As many others have commented, ssk for an ear syringe. This is a 
smaller rubber bulb with a neck and outlet for air. Believe it or 
not HP provides one with their film scanners, and it is also 
better scaled for the needs of most for film cleaning.

Art




> > For those in London, you can buy them in John Bell &
> Croyden, Mortimer
> > Street. Maybe big Boots store have them too. They lasty
> for years and
> > really are just as powerful as Dust Off.
> >
> 
> Thanks to David L for the tip on a London supplier. Boots
> etc don't have them round here. For readers fortunate not to
> have been intestinally ill lately, I could also mention that
> enemas these days are, I am led to understand, administered
> with single use throw-away packs.
> 
> I had some success blowing from a carefully dried plastic
> bottle of the washing-up liquid type, but which had
> contained deionised water.
> 
> However, after some experimentation, I have returned to
> restrained use of canned 'air'. Jessops "Clean-Aer' is 6
> ukpounds for a big refill can (360mL), and the propellant is
> butane. If you negotiate you may get the nozzle thrown in
> free, but it's a supposed to be a fiver.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David Gordon <mail@davidgordon.co.uk>
> To: Filmscanners <Filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 8:27 AM
> Subject: Re: filmscanners: brandnew user queries




 




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