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OfflineNuKe_HaDer
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Parafilm
    #6262653 - 11/08/06 06:46 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

After searching far and wide for a decently priced roll of parafilm, I often see florist's parafilm used for floral arrangements offered in a variety of colors and widths. This parafilm is a fraction of the cost of Parafilm brand. Just curious if anybody has used florist's parafilm and if it holds the same properties as brand name parafilm, especially in agar work.
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Re: Parafilm [Re: NuKe_HaDer]
    #6262765 - 11/08/06 07:13 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I've though and wondered the same thing. I wonder if its a sterility thing.


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Re: Parafilm [Re: NuKe_HaDer]
    #6262870 - 11/08/06 07:38 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Try Glad Cling Wrap (polyethylene film)

Works for ME....:thumbup:


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Re: Parafilm [Re: agar]
    #6263201 - 11/08/06 09:06 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

In my opinion, twenty bucks for a 250 foot roll is a darn good price. That's about 5 cents per dish.
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Re: Parafilm [Re: RogerRabbit]
    #6263244 - 11/08/06 09:18 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

^^Agree with both of the above 2 posters. Cling Wrap is cheap and works. Buy a roll and cut maybye and inch and a half off (tube and everything). That'll work.


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Re: Parafilm [Re: MycoMaster83]
    #6263265 - 11/08/06 09:24 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Make SURE it is GLAD CLING WRAP.
Which is gas permeable.
Some other brands of cling wrap are not.

Btw, Glad Cling Wrap is what :bowdown:ANNO:bow: has used for years.
He is the one that turned me on to it.

Cut long roll in 1 or 1.5 inch rolls.


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Re: Parafilm [Re: agar]
    #6263346 - 11/08/06 09:47 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

It's pretty thin stuff. How many layers to your wrap with?
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Re: Parafilm [Re: RogerRabbit]
    #6263506 - 11/08/06 10:40 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I go around a couple times. :wink:


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Re: Parafilm [Re: agar]
    #6264517 - 11/09/06 09:06 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

You can also use masking tape. But I wrap the dish twice with it to be sure.


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Re: Parafilm [Re: Hotnuts]
    #6266573 - 11/09/06 07:44 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Thanks all. Kind of spaced the Glad clingwrap. Will do that.
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Re: Parafilm [Re: NuKe_HaDer]
    #6266664 - 11/09/06 08:11 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I've used glad cling wrap for years... I wrap mine 2-3 times. I've never used parafilm due to its cost. I personally think 5 cents a dish is expensive.


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