imported film, lower price, issues?

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  1. ckshen

    ckshen TPF Noob!

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    hi all,

    i found that some online shops sell imported fuji superia and reala films for a lower price compared to the 'usa' version of the same film. i believe they are essentially the same. but has anyone ever encounted problems with the imported films? any transportation x-ray issues when they cleared customs?

    also an unrelated question- when buying films online, i suppose shipping ground would be the only choice to avoid x-ray scanners they might use on air cargos?

    thanks!
     
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    I order imported film whenever it's available. There is no difference except for a lower price.
     
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    It's exactly the same stuff you would by USA, i havent had any problem with imported film (ive only bought b&w film imported)

    The only difference ive heard of is the price
     

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