[Novalug] RE: HP Printer Cartridge question
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Sat Jul 14 18:13:45 EDT 2007
They didn't work for me. But ink jet printers are a losing proposition.
Any savings over laser printers are rapidly eaten up by ink cartridges.
Decent color printers can be had for $300 now and B&W for $99. Brother
is a nice brand.
BTW, the ink refilling kit never worked for my Epson printer.
Tom Gutnick wrote:
> I've heard anecdotally of people refilling ink cartridges successfully and
> also of others ruining their printers. Ultimately I chickened out.
> But I also found that Staples will give you a $3 credit for each empty
> cartridge you bring them, good against any purchases there. I assume that
> the empties get recycled into store-brand cartridges. So I figure that not
> only am I getting some money and helping the environment, however
> incrementally, but I'm also helping foster some competition which I hope
> will eventually result in lower ink prices.
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 15:09:42 -0400
>> From: Charles M Howe <cmhowe at patriot.net>
>> Subject: [Novalug] HP Printer Cartridge question
>> To: novalug at calypso.tux.org
>> Message-ID: <1183662582.4914.9.camel at Shuttle>
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>> I use HP 92 (and 93) cartridges in my HP C3180 printer. Enclosed in the
>> small carton is an envelope into which I am invited to stuff one or two
>> empties. I don't get any inducement for doing so other than the inner
>> reward that I am being a good environmental citizen. I guess.
>> Isn't this somewhat ridiculous? Or can they pop a cartridge open and
>> refill it? Or should I buy a kit and refill it myself?
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