[Alt-photo] Re: COT 320 AT B&S was Papers for Palladium
payral at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 09:02:41 UTC 2013
I like to give a try to Revere Platinum and I can get some from France (300
gsm). It's about two years old. Do you think is from new production or the
old one with some problems ?
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2013/11/4 Diana Bloomfield <dlhbloomfield at gmail.com>
> Hi Bob,
> I do remember all that, and between the time they must have got their act
> together (Bergger, not B&S), I had switched to Revere and never looked
> back. I do have this friend here who had just started printing in pt/pd,
> and he had a very old supply of COT320 someone had given him, which he used
> and loved. When he needed more, I told him about my problems, but he loved
> that paper so much, and I guess he thought I was just fabricating issues,
> because he ordered more, and it was from B&S. He came over to show me the
> results-- it was the same grainy splotchy issues I had experienced. And
> this was probably less than a year ago. So I gave him some samples of
> Revere I had, and now that's all he uses. Really-- it's the most beautiful
> paper I've ever used for that process. It's a dream to work with, too.
> I do not get the Revere from B&S. I initially got it from Talas in NYC.
> I don't actually order anything from B&S anymore-- their shipping costs
> are too high for me, and I can get most of what I need here on the East
> Coast. I also have a Jerry's Artarama about 3 miles from me, and an
> excellent art supply store that has all kinds of papers. I asked them to
> start ordering the Revere for me, too, which they did. I get my chemicals
> mostly from Artcraft, in NY, so it's a lot faster and cheaper for me to not
> shop at B&S-- although they're very very nice people. :) Oh-- I've used
> both the lightweight and 300 gsm, and I do prefer the 300 gsm-- just less
> worry in the water.
> > DEAR DIANA,
> > Please recall that you and I had problems with COT 320 at
> > the same time a few years ago. Before that B&S had problems with Bergger
> > meeting their demands for supply of it. And you and I had a problem
> > John Horowy to communicate with us in a way that would solve the
> > That was a while ago and both of these issues have been resolved.
> > 1) Melody must have had a "moment of prayer" with John because B&S
> had an
> > extensive supply of COT 320 in all sizes up until recently. I just
> > their website and all the COT 320 seems to be out of stock.again a supply
> > issue!!! I have e-mailed Melody to ask why this problem again but it is
> > only 6:30 am in Santa Fe. Though she gets up and starts work early, I
> > expect a reply until later and will forward the info.
> > 2) The problems I had back then with COT 320 were resolved and the
> last 4
> > batches of 20X24/25 sheets have been perfect so I would not shy away from
> > it. And Melody is a lot nicer to deal with regarding any issues with
> > paper!
> > 3) Which Revere do you use? The one sold by B&S? Do you use the
> > or heavier paper? As I like 320 gsm I am assuming I should try the
> > 300 gsm, yes?
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