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Forum: Darkroom 26th November 2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,205
Posted By HopALong
Cheers Neil They are about the same age, but...

Cheers Neil

They are about the same age, but I'll do a side by side test to be sure, I never even thought of that, great suggestion.

Andy
Forum: Darkroom 26th November 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,205
Posted By HopALong
Test Strips

Hi

I have two boxes of Ilford Multigrade RC Pearl paper, one is sized 7x5 the other is 10x8.
My question is, can I use the 7x5 as test strips for the 10x8 or do I have to use the paper from the...
Forum: Darkroom 6th March 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,817
Posted By HopALong
Safelight bulb

I have been given a metal Ilford safelight with a red/brown glass plate filter.
The bulb is missing, it takes a standard bayonet fitting. Can I use a new 11watt low energy bulb which is equivalent...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 18th December 2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,886
Posted By HopALong
Wanted: Durst Vegabox 67

Hi

I have a Durst M670 enlarger which is currently set up for 35mm. I wish to use it for MF and require a Vegabox 67.
If anyone has one that they are willing to sell or if they know where I can...
Forum: Photography in general 1st November 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
Thanks again for everyones help. With a 1+4...

Thanks again for everyones help.
With a 1+4 mix I found the film cleared in 3 minutes.
I therefore fixed the next film with the stronger 1+4 mix for 6 minutes and hey presto it was clear.
:D
...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
Just to confirm on this test strip test. I can...

Just to confirm on this test strip test.
I can take a leader from a 35mm which has already been exposed to the light. I don't use developer or stop. I literally drop the strip straight into the...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
I have to say I never remove from the tank until...

I have to say I never remove from the tank until the fix has finished and then I open the tank to rinse.
This may sound daft but how can you check for the clearing time of the film if its in the...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
I haven't Dave but that is a job I am going to do...

I haven't Dave but that is a job I am going to do tomorrow.
Here is another question as I have never done this.
Can I take the film from the tank after the dev and stop have finished and before...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
Thanks everyone, I have clear negs. This is...

Thanks everyone, I have clear negs.
This is what I did. On the first two rolls some time ago I fixed for my usual 5 minutes, result milky negs, I then fixed them for a further 5 minutes, still milky...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
Ilford Delta 400, 120. (the last 2 films that...

Ilford Delta 400, 120. (the last 2 films that went milky were the same).
Ilfosol 3 Dev, mixed 1+9, temp 20degrees, time 7 minutes (recommended by Ilford).
Fotospeed SB40 Stop Bath, mixed 1+29,...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,351
Posted By HopALong
Milky Negs Again

I posted thread before asking for advise as to why my negs had thurned yellow. I had the thought they were not fixed properly and that was the thoughts of everyone who answered.
The thread can be...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th September 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,623
Posted By HopALong
I have the E14 tube for my ETRSi. Excellent,...

I have the E14 tube for my ETRSi. Excellent, works really well.
The previous comments are correct though, fit it to the lens first.
I got mine 2nd hand with no instructions and fitted it to the...
Forum: Photography in general 19th September 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,600
Posted By HopALong
The fixer in question fotospeed fx20 is a rapid...

The fixer in question fotospeed fx20 is a rapid fixer but I always leave my negs in the fixer for 5 minutes.
I have never had any trouble with this fixer before.
I know I have refixed them for an...
Forum: Photography in general 18th September 2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,600
Posted By HopALong
Thanks everyone, looks like its as I thought. ...

Thanks everyone, looks like its as I thought.
The fixer mix was freshly made up before I started as I felt the diluted mix already in the bottles had sat to long without use.
I did try to refix...
Forum: Photography in general 18th September 2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,600
Posted By HopALong
Yellow Black and White Negs

I have just processed two rolls of 120 Ilford Delta 400 Pro.
I have changed the developer I was using and am now using Ilfosol 3 with Fotospeed SB40 Stop Bath and Fotospeed FX20 Rapid Fixer.
I...
Forum: Photography in general 28th August 2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,051
Posted By HopALong
Comic Sans. I love that font. I can't understand...

Comic Sans. I love that font. I can't understand why so many people hate it.
LONG LIVE COMIC SANS. :D
Forum: Photography in general 25th August 2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,321
Posted By HopALong
I have always found that meters are easily...

I have always found that meters are easily confused by filters.
I therefore meter without a filter attached. I then fit the filter and add the extra stops required for the particular filter being...
Forum: Feedback and forum matters 25th August 2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,963
Posted By HopALong
Led Zeppelin. Stairway to Heaven. Album,...

Led Zeppelin. Stairway to Heaven. Album, Mothership.
Suuuuuuuuuuuupeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrbbbbbbb!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Photography in general 24th August 2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,051
Posted By HopALong
I like that design Paul. Are they going to be put...

I like that design Paul. Are they going to be put on sale??????

Jon, I second Vistaprint. They are cheap and if you leave it a while after registering they begin to send special offers.
I think...
Forum: Introductions 23rd August 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,381
Posted By HopALong
Welcome Jon. Andy

Welcome Jon.

Andy
Forum: Introductions 23rd August 2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,249
Posted By HopALong
Welcome to FADU david.

Welcome to FADU david.
Forum: Introductions 23rd August 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
hi
Views: 3,998
Posted By HopALong
Hi and welcome to the site Ksenija. Andy

Hi and welcome to the site Ksenija.

Andy
Forum: Darkroom 21st August 2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,567
Posted By HopALong
I clean everything after use with hot water and...

I clean everything after use with hot water and dry it thoroughly with a set of old tea-towels which are also washed immediately afterwards on their own and then tumble dried to try and keep their...
Forum: Feedback and forum matters 20th August 2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,562
Posted By HopALong
This thread has had alot of debate already and I...

This thread has had alot of debate already and I thought I might just inject my personal feelings on the subject.
I understand Kevs comments, this is a site that discusses Film as well as Darkroom....
Forum: Photography in general 19th August 2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,359
Posted By HopALong
I think "rogue or vagabond" is quite tame...

I think "rogue or vagabond" is quite tame compared to the names the wife calls me when I am processing film in the kitchen and she wants to do the dinner.:D
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