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Forum: Darkroom 1st December 2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By davidgc
That is really useful, thanks for the link.

That is really useful, thanks for the link.
Forum: Darkroom 23rd November 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By davidgc
I suppose that is the beauty of using the...

I suppose that is the beauty of using the baseboard that comes with an enlarger is that it is already perpendicular to the column, no matter what angle the underlying surface angle.
I am now...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd November 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By davidgc
Thanks all for your advice. I was hoping not to...

Thanks all for your advice.
I was hoping not to make any permanent fixings (holes etc) to the column or the worktop, but bolting through the work top seems the most secure method, it would also save...
Forum: Darkroom 20th November 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By davidgc
Fixing enlarger to a wall

I have just installed some new kitchen units in my darkroom (my shed) and now there is insufficient height to place my enlarger (a Durst M670) with baseboard attached.
Does anybody have any advice...
Forum: New products and offers 30th October 2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By davidgc
I have plenty of PMK and PHD available. David

I have plenty of PMK and PHD available.
David
Forum: New products and offers 29th October 2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By davidgc
Photographers Formulary Chemicals

I have had a few enquiries about Sodium Metaborate and I intend to make an order for this providing there is sufficient demand.

Just before I discuss this with PF are there any other chemicals on...
Forum: Darkroom 9th December 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By davidgc
I have two 120 size stainless steel tanks and I...

I have two 120 size stainless steel tanks and I use them as it is easier, for me, to load 120mm film onto the Hewes-type reel. Also, I prefer the size for when I only have one film to develop.
They...
Forum: New products and offers 18th November 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Photographer's Formulary New Arrivals in UK

Just to let you know, I am offering free postage on TF4 & TF5 fixers - both the 1 litre and 1 gallon bottles.

I have new arrivals including:
- Sodium Metaborate
- 4x toner kits including...
Forum: New products and offers 8th April 2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Sorry for the delay in responding Mike and for...

Sorry for the delay in responding Mike and for the typo - both TF4 & TF5 1 gallon (approx. 4L) bottles make 16L (ie both stocks dilute at 1:3); an even better bargain at the price !!
I asked PF the...
Forum: New products and offers 2nd April 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
I am offering a 25% discount on the Photographers...

I am offering a 25% discount on the Photographers Formulary TF4 & TF5 fixers 4l bottles. These bottles make a 12l working solution - go here https://www.stillphotographic.com/shop for more info.
Forum: New products and offers 10th March 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Thanks for this Mitch. Many interesting...

Thanks for this Mitch.
Many interesting articles and all very readable.
Forum: New products and offers 4th March 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Someone was kind enough to draw my attention to a...

Someone was kind enough to draw my attention to a recent thread on another forum that PF's Pyrocat HD has been affected by some dodgy Phenidone.
PF have assured me that my kits are good, given that...
Forum: New products and offers 15th October 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
I have had confirmation from PF that they will be...

I have had confirmation from PF that they will be able to send a number of small kits out by airmail for a not too unreasonable price. Clearly, I will have VAT importation cost on top which I include...
Forum: New products and offers 3rd October 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Your thinking is about right. I am trying to...

Your thinking is about right.

I am trying to refine and expedite the process, but to make it cost effective it has to be shipped by sea rather than air and will be a minimum of 3 weeks.

I will...
Forum: New products and offers 3rd October 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Mike, that's exactly where I was with the costs...

Mike, that's exactly where I was with the costs of importing the odd developer - it makes it all very expensive.

If you choose an item that is 'dry' rather than a liquid then I hope to be able to...
Forum: New products and offers 3rd October 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,511
Posted By davidgc
Photographers Formulary PMK, Pyrocat HD, TF4 & TF5 fixer available in UK

I hope this is ok to post here but after several months of emails, negotiations, dealing with HMRC, Customs Brokers I am pleased to say I can finally start selling Photographer's Formulary PMK and...
Forum: News and Announcements 14th September 2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,307
Posted By davidgc
Now, I am worried!

Now, I am worried!
Forum: Photography in general 14th September 2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,225
Posted By davidgc
I do not know much about Murdoch other than the...

I do not know much about Murdoch other than the bad press he gets from his competitors. I do not doubt though that money is his god; re-appointing Rebekah Brook's is not going to win him any new...
Forum: News and Announcements 14th September 2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,307
Posted By davidgc
I don't like change, but I do not see any reason,...

I don't like change, but I do not see any reason, at the moment, to doubt their intentions given in the press release.

Although film is having a bit of a renaissance, it is not going to be the...
Forum: Darkroom 14th September 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,207
Posted By davidgc
I have just been informed from Northern Photo...

I have just been informed from Northern Photo that the stabiliser circuit board was cooked ! The remedy was to bridge this section of the system as it is only required for colour printing. It is a...
Forum: Darkroom 12th September 2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,076
Posted By davidgc
I am afraid I was being rather flippant given...

I am afraid I was being rather flippant given that Ilford's response was that you can encounter problems whether you pre-soak or not ...

David
Forum: Darkroom 12th September 2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,076
Posted By davidgc
DaveP, thanks for this. Well, that clears it...

DaveP, thanks for this.

Well, that clears it all up then !

David
Forum: Darkroom 11th September 2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,076
Posted By davidgc
I have had blotchiness in the past but not film...

I have had blotchiness in the past but not film after film after film that has made me reconsider my technique. I will bear prerinsing in mind should it happen again.
Thanks all.
Forum: Darkroom 10th September 2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,076
Posted By davidgc
I was not aware of an anti-halation layer - is...

I was not aware of an anti-halation layer - is that the dye you can sometimes see washout with developer, particularly, noticeable with Foma film (a light green colour)?
Forum: Darkroom 10th September 2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,076
Posted By davidgc
So pre-soaking is to maintain temperature and to...

So pre-soaking is to maintain temperature and to create a stable environment.
Tetenal does recommend heating the drum (tank in my case) before developing but keeping the airtight-ish tank upright in...
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