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02-14-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
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Tri-X on the way out?

The December issue of the English magazine Black & White Photography (which has only just arrived here at the bottom of the world) dropped a bombshell. "Silverprint [big photo supplies store in UK] reckon Kodak's Tri-X could be on the way out, so they've bought up a thousand rolls before it gets even more expensive (not to mention rare)."

This may simply be a marketing scare campaign by Silverprint, but they have a high reputation to uphold, so I'd be surprised if they were pulling a swiftie. While I give Lithos some smelling salts, can anyone confirm or deny this earthquake?

C'mon, Lith, wake up. Easy, boy, easy....

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some discussion here
Tri X "On it's way out" - B&W Magazine Xmas 08 and Silverprint - Rangefinderforum.com
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Well, FWIW, Silverfast also recentlty claimed that Nikon was discontinuing the F6, which Nikon subsequently denied.
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I've noticed Ilford has increased visibility everywhere.... though I doubt Tri-X will dissapear anytime soon.

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Ah, this rumor seems to come up about twice a year.

Kind of hard to advertise something people take for granted, I suppose.
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