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I went to a blueprint oufit and had them cut a stack of 18x24 down to 13x19.
The charged me for the 18x19 paper and not for cutting.  The cut appears to
square and feeds through my printer without "any" problems thus far.

----- Original Message -----
From: Gerard Madden <GMadden(--nospam--at)mplusl.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 10:52 AM
Subject: CAD Paper


I  bought an HP Color Pro Cad plotter for home use about 2 months ago and I
am having trouble finding a paper size that was the main reason I purchased
the printer in the first place. The printer can print on paper up to 13x19
which would allow you to have a half size (to scale) plot from a 24x36 cad
file. It's really just a huge color inkjet HP printer with 2 paper trays
(large ones) There is no roll paper like a standard plotter, it's all in
trays like a regular printer.

The trouble I am having is finding the 13x19 paper that is affordable. I
have been able to find that size in a Photo Paper that cost about 35 bucks
for 100 sheets. I was hoping someone could lead me to a source for just
plain o'l bond paper of this size. I like to make plt files and print half
size sets of the projects I work on to save on desk space.

You can respond privately to me so as not to clutter up and annoy all the
robots who only want to talk engineering 24/7. I'll summarize the results
for the list if anyone is interested. Appearantly, this is a very popular
printer among architects and engineers so maybe something will turn up.

tia,
-gerard


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