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Forum: Sale or Wanted 15th November 2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By maxwellmakosk
For Sale: All of my cameras

Hello FADU Family!

Times are tough, im spending more time in the darkroom than out and about taking photos like I used to and thus my "collection" must go. I am asking 1300 for everything and...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd October 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Never mind! turns out you can convert a transtab...

Never mind! turns out you can convert a transtab to run a head meant for smpc.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 15th September 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Wanted: SMPC Power Supply

A bit of shot in the dark on this one. I am looking for the Devere 250 or 500 watt smpc power supply. I just finished rebuilding a closed loop head just to realise it apparently doesn't work with my...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th July 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By maxwellmakosk
@Mike O'Pray Its true I am trying to compensate...

@Mike O'Pray Its true I am trying to compensate for developer temperature. The primary motivation for writing this script is to make the process faster ( I develop up to 6 different films at a time...
Forum: Monochrome Film 26th July 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Haha yes questions I am asking myself indeed! I...

Haha yes questions I am asking myself indeed! I always find it hard to limit the scope of my ambitions to make them actually attainable sometimes and this is no different. Who knows what this will...
Forum: Monochrome Film 26th July 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Ahh Thanks Alex! Clear as day. And Thank you...

Ahh Thanks Alex! Clear as day. And Thank you Marty, I sort of figured I would have to generate some of my own data as well, id like to support at least the major film manufacturers emulsions. I have...
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th July 2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By maxwellmakosk
What is CL? / Creating XTOL Temp Converter

I am in the process of writing a program to reliably convert XTOL times/dilutions/speeds to different temperatures. I have no clue what to expect so to start I am just assembling all the data...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd June 2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Haha this is awesome, I miight give this a go...

Haha this is awesome, I miight give this a go myself. Like many mentioned I too count the clicks usually unless im printing stepless but sometimes I miss something. Im also the type of person to get...
Forum: Darkroom 1st March 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Missed those. Sorry Terry, my head is all over...

Missed those. Sorry Terry, my head is all over the place. and thank you, I just purchased the "hand siphon" it is much needed in here!
Forum: Darkroom 1st March 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Some very good points! Like I said I love my...

Some very good points! Like I said I love my Novas. I don't intend to slam them. I think it goes without saying that most darkroom products can be improved upon greatly and it's no different for nova...
Forum: Darkroom 29th February 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By maxwellmakosk
While nova slots are great they're really not...

While nova slots are great they're really not made very well in my humble opinion. I suppose plastic is cheaper than coated PTFE coated steel or something fancy and durable like that. Anyway I second...
Forum: Colour film 29th February 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By maxwellmakosk
I stand corrected apparently it's 90 ft. Expiry...

I stand corrected apparently it's 90 ft. Expiry says December 2019 not sure if it's actually superia but that's what it said on the box, I'll check the edges when I'm at my other place (archive is...
Forum: Colour film 27th February 2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Kodak really needs to get they're ish together,...

Kodak really needs to get they're ish together, It makes me wish someone would just buy theyre film paper and chem division already and hire a stellar marketing team to make them some money and get...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd February 2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Yeah whitworth, if your in London clerkenwell...

Yeah whitworth, if your in London clerkenwell screws will have what u need.


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Forum: Darkroom 23rd January 2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Vacuum Pump Chemical Preservation

According to MLI Physics collection page 22 a vacu vin or similar can pull 400 mbar before the *click* which is quite substantial, almost half an atmosphere. Ill bet you could easily remove 50% of...
Forum: Darkroom 23rd January 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Vacuum Pump Chemical Preservation

I can confirm vacu-vin or similar wine pump stoppers work very well, they hold the seal and chemicals last much longer than any other system. I have also had success with wine bags in a cardboard box...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th January 2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Selling modified Devere 203+bits

Moving up to a 504 and need to get rid of my 203. I bought it off secondhand darkroom supplies early last year. It is an mkii in fantastic condition.

The two arms that hold the head and the lens...
Forum: Introductions 8th January 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Welcome! <3 much love from Babylon

Welcome! <3 much love from Babylon
Forum: Introductions 7th January 2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,893
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Welcome! I'm waving back to you from central...

Welcome! I'm waving back to you from central London. You've just arrived at the friendliest photography forum known to man.


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Forum: Darkroom 7th January 2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By maxwellmakosk
I too am struggling with this. This is my first...

I too am struggling with this. This is my first winter in my new darkroom and it easily reaches under 17 C some days.

Following your train of thought I would look into silicone heater mats. These...
Forum: Darkroom 6th December 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By maxwellmakosk
I have to second Joe's comment. The learning...

I have to second Joe's comment. The learning curve is steeper than with patterson tanks so you may be frustrated at first but once you get the hang of loading them, filling, dumping, handling etc...
Forum: Darkroom 6th December 2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Thats awesome David! That design will probably...

Thats awesome David! That design will probably come in handy one day, ive been collecting spares actually off various jobos ive bought and sold but those cant last forever!

We live in exciting...
Forum: Darkroom 1st November 2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Second the safelight test, I have a 6x12ft room I...

Second the safelight test, I have a 6x12ft room I bounce a 902 off the ceiling in the middle works great for me. You may also find you only need safelight in certain areas in which case you could...
Forum: Darkroom 1st November 2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By maxwellmakosk
Source for DTPA

Does anyone have a source (preferably a Thermo Fischer or Acros hookup) for DTPA? I know Moersch Photochemie has EDTA, I sent suvatlar an email to see if he has DTPA but in the meantime I thought I...
Forum: Photography in general 30th October 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By maxwellmakosk
The classic camera, use to work there, rumor is...

The classic camera, use to work there, rumor is they may be closing down soon, the owner has been doing this for a while now. Used to work under Alex Faulk (Mr Cad) then did his own thing now I think...
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