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Forum: Top Tips 22nd January 2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,170
Posted By Bob
I have an old bottle of Drysonol and the contents...

I have an old bottle of Drysonol and the contents on the side says: "50-90% Ethanol." No other ingredients listed, so presumably the rest is water. I could not find a data sheet for it online.
Forum: Photography in general 22nd January 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Bob
When something like that happens, the only thing...

When something like that happens, the only thing is to log in to your account and change your email address to a temporary one that you will never use again (because they always send a confirmation...
Forum: Monochrome Film 22nd January 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Bob
At least, the results will be in your...

At least, the results will be in your lymph-nodes. 50 years on, I still have the scar :cool:
Forum: Camera Manuals 22nd January 2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Bob
Currently giving: "Sorry, but this site or page...

Currently giving: "Sorry, but this site or page is currently down" (or rather: "Извините, но этот сайт или его страница сейчас отключены"). It's always useful to have google translate as a browser...
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd January 2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By Bob
My interest piqued, I requested Mr. Google to...

My interest piqued, I requested Mr. Google to direct me to the current whereabouts of the Safety Data Sheet for Ilfostop where I could peruse its contents at my leisure. The aforementioned document...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd January 2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Bob
Now there's a sentence you do not read every day!...

Now there's a sentence you do not read every day! :)

Great shots - you've got to love winter sunshine raking across the frame at a low angle - captured perfectly.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 22nd January 2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Bob
Thanks for your experience Paul - it does look...

Thanks for your experience Paul - it does look interesting.

My 4x5s have been sitting unused for a couple of years now - I need to get them dusted off!
Forum: Help! 22nd January 2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Help
Views: 26,112
Posted By Bob
This is usually fixed if you tick the "Remember...

This is usually fixed if you tick the "Remember Me" box when you log in - that prevents the system logging you out after a period of inactivity.

When you are typing something in the comments/reply...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 22nd January 2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By Bob
Small typo: a 0.1% solution (W/V) would be 0.1g...

Small typo: a 0.1% solution (W/V) would be 0.1g per 100ml water - or 1g per 1 litre. In general, an N% solution is N grams of the solid dissolved into the solvent (water in this case) to make a...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd January 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Bob
I you could find a double-glass negative carrier...

I you could find a double-glass negative carrier you could go even smaller (if such a negative size exists!) :D

But yes, very cool that you can use one enlarger for everything - saves a lot of...
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd January 2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By Bob
Ilfostop is essentially citric acid with an...

Ilfostop is essentially citric acid with an indicator dye added so no worries using it with film.

It may have a fungicide added also (or possibly the dye serves that purpose too?) - either way,...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 22nd January 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By Bob
Thanks Alex - I was away this week and returned...

Thanks Alex - I was away this week and returned earlier today to your print etc - a nice surprise as I had not read your post. You definitely got the brightness of the snow better than I did with my...
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th January 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob
The January Gallery is now open. Apologies, but...

The January Gallery is now open. Apologies, but I have been preoccupied since shortly after Christmas and things piled up somewhat...

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Photography in general 30th December 2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Bob
Keyword spamming is rife on ebay and Amazon. It...

Keyword spamming is rife on ebay and Amazon. It is against their terms and conditions, but good luck getting anything done if you report it. I gave up reporting anything on those platforms years...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By Bob
And received in perfect condition earlier today -...

And received in perfect condition earlier today - the Post Office a bit slow atm it seems.

I've had a quick look at the neg and it looks a really interesting subject so I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By Bob
The gallery for Round 6 is now open. I also...

The gallery for Round 6 is now open. I also opened one for Round 5 for completeness sake but have disabled uploads to that gallery to avoid any potential confusion.

I'm a bit late again myself...
Forum: Photography in general 12th December 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Bob
I'm with Uwe on this one - 5 or 6 times the...

I'm with Uwe on this one - 5 or 6 times the emergence time of print darker-mid tones. Avoids a lot of variables (temp, dilution, different developers, age of developer, phase of moon, etc...).
...
Forum: News and Announcements 11th December 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bob
Glad to see you are on the mend Richard - seems...

Glad to see you are on the mend Richard - seems you have had a seriously rubbish year. I hope future ones improve considerably!
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th December 2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,406
Posted By Bob
Per my observation above, I was not able to get...

Per my observation above, I was not able to get my print out on time this month due to stuff... but have now finally done so. Apologies again to the recipient for the delay - had I been better...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th December 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,406
Posted By Bob
So, firstly apologies are due: I was called away...

So, firstly apologies are due: I was called away unexpectedly and just got back home earlier today.

Waiting for me was a lovely print from MartyNL - it probably arrived last Friday/Saturday...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th November 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,406
Posted By Bob
Sorry but mine is going to be a couple of days...

Sorry but mine is going to be a couple of days late hitting the post... Refurbishment has taken longer than expected (or rather, taken longer even than the amount longer I had allowed for...) and I...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 22nd November 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Bob
Based entirely on guesswork, I suspect that the...

Based entirely on guesswork, I suspect that the densitometer can be calibrated to fit any similar lamp - at least in B&W mode - possibly in colour too as they will all have similar emissions...
Forum: News and Announcements 20th November 2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,294
Posted By Bob
Really sad to hear. My very real condolences go...

Really sad to hear. My very real condolences go to Ian and the rest of his family and friends at such a sad time.
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By Bob
Nothing changed at the forum end as far as I know...

Nothing changed at the forum end as far as I know - possibly the cookie that tells the forum to keep you logged in got deleted or corrupted in your browser. As long as the "Remember me" tick-box is...
Forum: Monochrome Film 7th November 2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By Bob
I tend to leave it on and hang the film so the...

I tend to leave it on and hang the film so the tape is at the bottom after washing... Ilford tape is pretty well stuck on and I am worried about damaging the film if I get ham-fisted in the dark...
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