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Recomendation on Large Format Canvas Printers (40x60)

 
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Aug 03, 2011 10:10 |  #1

I have a potential client who wants a large (40x60) print of mine. I suggested canvas for obvious reasons (just waiting for payment now). Has anybody had 1 printed that large from a printer that you would recommend. I have checked my usual sources ( MPIX, Adorama, Nations Photo..etc..) and none of them print that large. Interestingly enough, the UPS store claims to be able to do it, :eek: (waiting on a price). I have a call into a local printer, but have never used them before so a bit wary of the quality. Not looking for it to be stretched, I can do that...(with some help from my framer if needed...:D) just rolled...

Actually the finished size would be 44"x64" to allow for a 2" black border all around...

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Aug 03, 2011 10:32 |  #2

Have you tried imagekind.com? I know they print pretty big...


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Aug 03, 2011 12:58 as a reply to shedberg's post |  #3

There are a few out there that can print that big. I just dont want to send them a file & hope for the best...prior experience counts...just wish my already vetted sources went that big...:cry:


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Aug 03, 2011 13:36 |  #4

Costco offers canvas prints, "gallery wrapped", for up to 40x60 (which is priced at $330). You would have to ask them about the frame idea. Also, they are members only (a membership is $50/yr).


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Aug 03, 2011 14:07 as a reply to tonylong's post |  #5

I am already a member of Sam's & the closest Costco is 30 miles (and $50) away while Sams is 3...:D...thanks though
price is not bad either..


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Aug 04, 2011 11:46 |  #6

I wish there was a Costco closer to me since I've heard great things about their prints.


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Aug 04, 2011 13:18 as a reply to jdpence's post |  #7

You can order from Cosco on-line


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Aug 05, 2011 13:32 as a reply to chauncey's post |  #8

Well the UPS store is out...just got a quote...$324 + tax...that's rolled not stretched...:eek:..

I did find a local printer that will do it for around $170 + tax, with the advantage thats it's only about 8 blocks away....;)

Now I just have to wait on the clients payment...aint ordering till I get paid...:D


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Aug 05, 2011 13:45 |  #9

Have you tried canvas on demand?


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Aug 05, 2011 13:51 |  #10

Strayz wrote in post #12883170external link
Have you tried canvas on demand?

They can do 40x60 according to their site. If you call them you may be able to see if they do larger sizes on a custom basis. I have had 2 24x36s printed with them and am happy with the quality.


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Aug 05, 2011 15:30 |  #11

silvrr wrote in post #12883209external link
They can do 40x60 according to their site. If you call them you may be able to see if they do larger sizes on a custom basis. I have had 2 24x36s printed with them and am happy with the quality.

I looked at them, and liked their prices...I was hoping someone here had used them and could report on their quality....thanks:D

The larger size (44x64) is to include a 2" black border all around, which you can request according to the order page...


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