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How to transfer binary data using Import/Export Wizard [SQL Server 2005]

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I am trying to transfer populated tables from one database to another of exactly the same schema in the same SQL instance using the Import/Export wizard. I have done this before using the same method I am trying to use now, but this time two of the columns in the table (bitmap, thumbnail) are of the type IMAGE, and I'm getting the following error exactly twice:

ERROR : errorCode=0 description=Input string was not in a correct format. helpFile=TableTransferGenerator Task helpContext=0 idofInterfaceWithError={8BDFE893-E9D8-4D23-9739-DA807BCDC2AC}

I am assuming this is because of the two image columns. I am using a script to do the data transfer, which looks like this:
FROM [gpctest].[dbo].[garment_bmp]

The transfer is between two tables of exactly the same construct, basically the same database schema, just two different databases. What do I have to do to get the binary data to export from the one database to the other? Thanks.
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