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Offlinebadtz
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Spore Prints w/transparency ?
    #1246817 - 01/24/03 11:34 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

was wondering if anyone's tried making prints with transparency sheets?

I read elsewhere that this method would work ...

print on transparency, then place another transparency on top, and scotch tape the sides.

one question ...

would the spores not stick to the sheet well, because of the slick surface?

overall opinions on this ?

thanks!


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1247871 - 01/25/03 12:50 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

:confused:


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1248096 - 01/25/03 02:31 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

I have never seen transparency sheets with slick surfaces. It works though but dont use tape. There are these things you can get in hobby stores like Michaels that you put on the edges of pictures so you can connect them to paper.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1248105 - 01/25/03 02:35 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

I like using photo lamination sheets,then seal up the edges with a food sealer or hot iron.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: SixCee]
    #1248106 - 01/25/03 02:35 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

even better, get an impulse sealer!


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: Pinhead]
    #1248110 - 01/25/03 02:36 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

damn pinhead! we both posted the same thing... at almost the same time :tongue: 


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: fredthetree]
    #1248111 - 01/25/03 02:37 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

Jinx!!! :smile:


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1248115 - 01/25/03 02:39 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

i'm sure it'd work fine - easy to sterilise surface.

i bet they all scratch off into dust, though.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: shirley knott]
    #1248126 - 01/25/03 02:44 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

I use foil for the print and cover with the photo lamination.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1248127 - 01/25/03 02:45 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

overall opinion is that it sucks..index cards are pretty foolproof..


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: TxTec]
    #1248129 - 01/25/03 02:46 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

Quote:

overall opinion is that it sucks..index cards are pretty foolproof..



Only thing is that they REALLY suck.Other than that,yeah..great!


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: Pinhead]
    #1248151 - 01/25/03 02:56 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

You go by the name of pinhead and that is why your addition to this life is beyond all of us...Pinhead.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: TxTec]
    #1248160 - 01/25/03 02:59 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

what really sucks? = transparencies?

thought it'd be a good idea since you could easily see the spores, and also, isn't to sterilize [rubbing alcohol].


why wouldn't you want to tape the edges? and wouldn't a sealer create to much heat?


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: TxTec]
    #1248201 - 01/25/03 03:14 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

Why do you feel the need to insult someone who's trying to help?

Index cards, although idiot proof, do not travel through the mail too well, and the idea of using transparent plastic is a very good one.  It allows you to see the print, without opening it, making it very easy to look at under a micrscope.  Not to mention the fact that it would look cool :smile:

Tape would work fine, but I'd rather seal it.  And the heat shouldn't be a problem, as long as you don't seal directly over the spores themselves :tongue:   


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: fredthetree]
    #1248242 - 01/25/03 03:31 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

fredthetree ::

thanks for the help!

do you think the spores would not stick to the transparencies that well, and just crumble inside the package?

i have a eurosealer here, and would like to try out this idea, it sounds very efficient.

also, should i wrap it in foil afterwards, or would that be enough [along with putting it in a ziplock bag?]

where's the best place to store this? fridge? or would room-temp, in a cabinet do?

thanks agian!: )


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: fredthetree]
    #1248243 - 01/25/03 03:32 PM (14 years, 30 days ago)

How do index cards not travel through the mail too well? Also, how would you use a iron to seal it?


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: TxTec]
    #1248668 - 01/25/03 06:23 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

Quote:

overall opinion is that it sucks..index cards are pretty foolproof..



I like the prints on transparencys..Anno makes some great ones.

I hate index cards....the spores get stuck into the paper sometimes and its a fuking bitch to get them off.

I like Alum foil, glass slides and transparencys.


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: badtz]
    #1248754 - 01/25/03 06:55 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

On heavy duty wax paper, double layer & seal w/impulse sealer.
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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: SixTango]
    #1249140 - 01/25/03 11:49 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

where do you get wax paper? that's sounds like a good alternative to transparencies .......

:smile:

thanks


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Re: Spore Prints w/transparency ? [Re: fredthetree]
    #1249164 - 01/26/03 12:10 AM (14 years, 29 days ago)

Tell subgen1us that prints dont travel well..little putrid man..


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