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Forum: Monochrome Film 18th November 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wetting agent or c41 stabiliser

I have run out of wetting agent but I have some c41 stabiliser. Would it do any harm to my B&W film to use the C41 stabiliser as a wetting agent?
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th November 2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 384
Posted By GoodOldNorm
John Finch has a very sensible and practical way...

John Finch has a very sensible and practical way of getting the best results from his photography. His latest book is well worth reading if you want to get started with making your own developers etc.
Forum: Darkroom 3rd November 2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,067
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Always stored my thermometers upright in a coffee...

Always stored my thermometers upright in a coffee jar half full of rice, never had a problem with separation or bubbles.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 2nd November 2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Inside a Toyo 5x4 film holder.

My dark slide was making an awful noise when being withdrawn, so I drilled the heads off the rivets and opened up the film holder. The spring teeth had buckled and chewed up the felt seals. I may be...
Forum: Equipment 28th October 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Geared tripod head

Can you recommend a budget geared tripod head please. Is the Manfrotto 410 or its Benro equivalent any good? If you use a geared tripod head what are the advantages/dis- advantages over a 3 way head?...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ta! Just out of curiosity I will check out...

Ta! Just out of curiosity I will check out Emulsive.
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Talking No worries, I've been called worst names than...

No worries, I've been called worst names than Terry ;)
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Best not to get the developer/fix tablets...

Best not to get the developer/fix tablets confused with your Alka Seltzer:D
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Tetenal fix and developer tablets.

https://tetenal.com/en/homepage/consumer-shop/black-white-chemistry/105500/parvofin-tabs-b-w-film-developer

Has this been done to extend shelf life and to save measuring or weighing out chemicals?...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th October 2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,586
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I have the Ilford chart but I would like...

I have the Ilford chart but I would like reciprocity factors for other films. Can anyone provide factors for: Adox, Fuji, Foma and Kodak films. Thank you in advance.
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th September 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Fuji and Kodak films have just become too...

Fuji and Kodak films have just become too expensive for me, I now only buy Ilford and Foma. I have a stock of colour slide and print film when thats gone i will not be buying any more colour films.
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th September 2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Shocking price of Kodak film

https://analoguewonderland.co.uk/collections/black-white-film/products/bulk-roll-kodak-tri-x-400-35mm-b-w-film-30-5m
Ilford Hp5+ 30.5 bulk roll 79:00 at Morco what the hell is going on with Kodak?
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Agree, just self-promotion or sales talk, but...

Agree, just self-promotion or sales talk, but then again I am a down to earth person from the north who does not understand "fine art", I just know what I like and I can tell what is quality and what...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th May 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Please let me know how much does it cost to have...

Please let me know how much does it cost to have a shutter serviced? Thank you.
Forum: Books 21st April 2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By GoodOldNorm
http://www.pictorialplanet.com/Book/book.html

http://www.pictorialplanet.com/Book/book.html
Forum: Books 21st April 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The Art of Black and White Developing 5th ed.

The Art of Black and White Developing Fifth Edition, by John Finch.
I bought John Finchs' first edition of this book many moons ago and found it very informative, easy to read and understand. I have...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 19th April 2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Sorted! Found a complete rewind assembly on Ebay...

Sorted! Found a complete rewind assembly on Ebay USA, now searching in my garage for my Loctite thread lock solution.
Forum: Photography in general 19th April 2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Do you spread the word?

I met a fellow film camera enthusiast today, he is a signal man working in Nottinghamshire. Arthur was operating one of the few railway crossings left that require a person to open and close barriers...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 17th April 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you John I will call them on Monday.

Thank you John I will call them on Monday.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 17th April 2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Nikon Fe/FE2 film rewind knob Wanted

Lost my film rewind knob off my Nikon FE2. Anyone got a junk FE/FE2 or a rewind knob assembley to sell? Not sure what is missing from under the knob, there may be a spring and a tab washer. Other...
Forum: Monochrome Film 12th April 2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,411
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you for posting your photographs, the...

Thank you for posting your photographs, the winding engine house looks interesting does it still have its engine? We have a beauty here...
Forum: Camera Manuals 11th April 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By GoodOldNorm
http://www.photocheatsheets.com/product.aspx

http://www.photocheatsheets.com/product.aspx
Forum: Camera Manuals 11th April 2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ta, I have the manual, just purchased a cheat...

Ta, I have the manual, just purchased a cheat sheet from Photobert in the USA.
Forum: Camera Manuals 10th April 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Anyone got a Nikon F6 cheat sheet?

Has anyone got a Nikon F6 cheat sheet they are willing to share/sell or a link to an online resource?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 4th April 2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By GoodOldNorm
You may find this method a good way to start ...

You may find this method a good way to start

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2RQnsLVlbxo
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