There are rumors floating around the web even quoting/implying unnamed sources within Kodak, LOL
Because of chemical and buffing process it seem likely it would be a different film that yelled the same image results as original Kodachrome
Kodak Kodachrome Returns In Both 35mm and 120 Emulsions
Where are two type of plastic reel premium and standard. The ones wings/tabs on the inside to guide film are a lot easier IMO. I can't load the standard ones without swearing.
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