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#1 Nick Peterson

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:37 PM

Hello,

Does anyone know of any place that can re-etch 35BL ground glass? I have one marked for standard 1.85 and would like to have it re-etched for Super35 "Big-TV"/1.85.

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#2 Charlie Peich

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:28 PM

Give Shurco Tool a call. Here's a list of Ground Glass Formats (courtesy of Stratton Camera) . They make GGs for Panavision, Mitchell and Arri.

SHURCO TOOL COMPANY, INC.

744 EAST EDNA PLACE · COVINA, CALIFORNIA · 91723

(626) 966-8606 · FAX (626) 966-8608


E-MAIL shurcotool@aol.com




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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:06 PM

Call a few rental house and see if you can pay a camera tech to pencil it in. That would be the easiest, cheapest, fastest way.
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#4 Nick Peterson

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 07:55 PM

Thanks Charlie! I will give them a call next week. Also thanks for the tip Tom; I'll keep it in mind if the quote for the work ends up being more than I can swing.

Cheers,

Nick
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#5 Jerry Murrel

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 11:26 PM

Give Shurco Tool a call. Here's a list of Ground Glass Formats (courtesy of Stratton Camera) . They make GGs for Panavision, Mitchell and Arri.

SHURCO TOOL COMPANY, INC.

744 EAST EDNA PLACE · COVINA, CALIFORNIA · 91723

(626) 966-8606 · FAX (626) 966-8608


E-MAIL shurcotool@aol.com





Charlie,

Thanks for posting Shurco's contact info. Misplaced it and have been looking for it
for years. A very good company, and a hard to find resource.

-Jerry Murrel
CineVision AR
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#6 Nick Peterson

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 04:30 PM

Just a quick update as I am having ShurCo re-etch a GG for me right now. The catalog linked above is fairly old and didn't have a format I needed (Super TV/Super 1.78 Combo). I talked with Paul and he sent me the latest catalog which had this, as well as other updated formats I thought others might find useful: http://www.sampofilm...og_01-26-09.pdf

He quoted me $405 for the work (this is without the arri glow dye); it's another $275 if you need custom artwork created for the job. Turn around time is 1.5-2 weeks.

Cheers,

Nick
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#7 Jean-Louis Seguin

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:03 PM

Do you know by any chance if they do work on 16mm ground glasses?

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 10:01 PM

Now you see why I suggested penciling.
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#9 Nick Peterson

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 03:14 PM

Do you know by any chance if they do work on 16mm ground glasses?

Cheers,
Jean-Louis


I'm not sure if they do but you could give them a call and ask. The last person I had do this was Bernie O'Doherty.

Good luck,

Nick
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