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  1. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I know many of you are always interested in displaying stuff. I have really struggled with posters for a couple reasons:
    1) I would love to dry mount them all, but that's $50+ per poster. The other downside as if I decide to sell or trade something, the shipping costs go from minimal to ginourmous.
    2) Putting a poster in an Oakley frame requires it to be attached to a backing and it's also pretty rough on the edges, so this option isn't exactly idea. It also means they're vulnerable to dust.

    After a bit of research, I purchased a batch of the following from Bags Unlimited:

    BACKINGS for One Sheet Posters. 27-1/4 x 41

    POLYESTER (Mylar) Sleeve 4mil. NO flap.

    These were not cheap, but not expensive either. They worked out to about $13 per set (sleeve and backing). I bought 25 of each and the price depends on quantity. Shipping was and extra $76, but I'm in Canada so I'm sure it would be less for the US.

    As I continue to play around with getting images up, I'll update with any relevant info.

    Here's a pic of one outside of a frame. It's very easy to slide them in. I think you need to have the backings to give it some structure.
    Poster Sleeves - F65FEACC-C065-4122-A30B-E170DD2E98C7-5297-000001D2BA26CFA1_zps76303bcf.jpg

    Here's a pic of it inside a frame. With the sleeve it does NOT fit into the channels on the Oakley frames. I used some packing tape on the sides and corners to attach it. In the frame, I don't LOVE the glossiness at certain angles.
    Poster Sleeves - 854D0D5E-7FEE-4E38-94EC-BF829196D01C-5297-000001C94B5FE5C2_zpsc65f8adc.jpg
    Poster Sleeves - DB056C12-0FA1-426F-9DBA-B135A7A13038-5297-000001C96CBFBAAD_zps719e5719.jpg

    Overall, I'm pretty happy with them as a middle-of-the-road solution to my posters. I'm going to grab some clamps that I can attach to the wall as I can then easily swap them out and change it up.
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  2. i am rich

    i am rich The Silly Collector!

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    Good intel. I have been thinking of how to improvise in a poster frame.