[cdt-l] Printing Jonathan Ley's Maps
dilorenz at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 21 14:23:58 CST 2006
Printing the maps in full color is useful as the color is used to identify forested and non-forested areas. This can be a real help when attempting to figure out where you are in relation to the terrain. It reallyhelps identify features such as where tree line begins/ends.$0.02...-d-low> From: at2002 at mac.com> Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 14:17:31 -0500> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net> Subject: Re: [cdt-l] Printing Jonathan Ley's Maps> > > On Dec 21, 2006, at 12:18 PM, Slyatpct at aol.com wrote:> > > In a message dated 12/21/2006 11:19:15 AM Eastern Standard Time, > > at2002 at mac.com writes:> >> I'm working with a local print shop to find a way to cost effective> >> way to print out Jonathan's maps instead of spending hours of my time> >> in front of my inkjet printer and probably $80-$100 on ink > >> cartridges.> > Well, you're right that it does take a fair amount of time, but I > > spent less than $20 for 3 color inkjet cartriges and $20 for 200 > > sheets of water resistant paper.> > Any idea how much time it took you?> > One advantage of printing at a print shop is that the ink is not > water based. I also don't have a printer that can print on 11x17 > paper, which from my test pages is much more readable than the maps > printed on 8.5x11.> > I'm assuming you were not using the manufacturer's ink cartridges > which is probably just fine for this application (and much cheaper). > If you do the math it turns out that HP, for example, sells their ink > for about $3000/gallon! No wonder the printers are practically given > away.> > If I can accept the black and white maps, I think $25 is a pretty > good deal for 11x17. I'm not as convinced re: the color options.> > Gary Wright (Radar)> > > _______________________________________________> cdt-l mailing list> cdt-l at backcountry.net> http://mailman.hack.net/mailman/listinfo/cdt-l
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