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Re: [ARSCLIST] Protecting LPs thru the mail

I'm intrigued with the film mailer suggestion--especially the 13 inch masonite-like mailers with straps. These should provide physical protection with room for padding; they're made-for-mailing and recyclable. I'll have a go with one and see if it works as slick as it seems it might and, in the meantime, welcome additional good ideas. 
Thanks all,

-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List on behalf of David Breneman
Sent: Wed 4/15/2009 10:00 PM
To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Protecting LPs thru the mail
--- On Wed, 4/15/09, Brandon Burke <brburke@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is a reusable - maybe plastic? -
> option for this purpose? 
> Maybe your preservation folks can create something reusable
> over multiple loans.. 

There were several types of mailers made for 16mm films.
One was a moisture resistant masonite/cardboard with fabric
straps.  Another was a nylon container with twist-to-lock
fasteners at each corner.  A 1200' film can is 13" is


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