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Posted by Bill Shenette (Member # 4561) on March 07, 2015, 10:37 AM:
It's Called "Trail of the lonesome Pine"
here is what I recived(See Attached Picture).
It's hard for me to smell the film because I know nothing about it . I know what vinagar smells like howver it still hard for me to tell.
Is there any collectors here in the area of mass or RI. that would be able to help me.
I also need to get a reel for this how do I determin tht?
Sincerely Bill

Posted by Dominique De Bast (Member # 3798) on March 07, 2015, 11:59 AM:
I suspected many times VS on some of my films but when I came across a real (fortunately, the only one so far) stock infected, I had no doubt at all : the smell is strong and it is really a vinegar one. The picture you posted is small but is seems that your film is put on the standard core that goes in special spools (I think in English it is calles loose spools but this is to be confirmed). You don't need of course that special spool if you have only one film with a core and plenty of room at home you can just put your film on a normal reel.
Posted by David Ollerearnshaw (Member # 3296) on March 07, 2015, 12:50 PM:
Split reels springs to mind. Mt method was a piece of 1" dowel 2 bits of 4mm ply strong cardboard would do a spool and wind it on to that.
Posted by Bill Shenette (Member # 4561) on March 10, 2015, 06:29 AM:
Ok I'll try it ill look at the film closely and see what it looks like . I have head gear with a lightI have to figure where to pick up gloves to handle the film ill look around. Thank you guys so much you been a bigh help.
Now I have posted a bearing trouble on my535 can't watch films until this is fully fixed
Have a Blessed day Sincerely William
Posted by Bill Shenette (Member # 4561) on March 27, 2015, 04:50 AM:
It was all bad had to be destroyes Ill fins another copy some day
Posted by Vidar Olavesen (Member # 3354) on March 27, 2015, 05:39 AM:
I transferred several films on cores to reels in my early days (only 2 and a half year ago though)

I took cardboard on each side, made a hole for a pen, fitted the end to the reel on the projector and rewound on the projector. It worked out fine for me

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