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Forum: Chemical formulae Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Nat Polton
I mixed up a litre of Concentrated ID-78 Stock...

I mixed up a litre of Concentrated ID-78 Stock Solution last night.

First time making this one.
Usually when I mix developers I wait for the last ingredient to completely dissolve and clear...
Forum: Help! 19th January 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Help
Views: 26,084
Posted By Nat Polton
I have just read this from start to finish. ...

I have just read this from start to finish.

I have now found out why I get logged out when typing a lengthy answer.

Many thanks.

Cheers.
Forum: Colour film 17th January 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,262
Posted By Nat Polton
I took a look at the Kodak Alaris Gold 200 data...

I took a look at the Kodak Alaris Gold 200 data Sheet, also the Fujifilm C200 Sheet, and it took some digging to get the Fujifilm Product Information Bulletin for Fujifilm 200 Negative Film. ...
Forum: Colour film 16th January 2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,262
Posted By Nat Polton
More grist for the Mill. ...

More grist for the Mill.

https://www.dpreview.com/news/3862442918/is-the-new-fujifilm-200-film-just-rebranded-kodak-gold-200-is-sure-looks-like-it

It will be interesting to see which is the...
Forum: Colour film 15th January 2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,262
Posted By Nat Polton
A little update (if true) about Fuji C200 and...

A little update (if true) about Fuji C200 and Kodak.
I have no reason to doubt the presenter, but it is a strange and interesting story.

Click the link to Youtube....
Forum: Photography in general 10th January 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By Nat Polton
Sorry to hear you got it Terry. A quick test...

Sorry to hear you got it Terry.

A quick test instead of opening up the sockets,
run a temporary extension lead into the darkroom from a different ring main. That should get a big portion of...
Forum: Darkroom 9th January 2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Nat Polton
The way that I interpret the functioning is, ...

The way that I interpret the functioning is, two of the four knobs are loosened, the paper is then placed against the fixed strip. The loose strip is moved along the slots until it touches the...
Forum: Photography in general 9th January 2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By Nat Polton
https://archive.org/details/1FBDoQTIYArHGIx3q4FLiT...

https://archive.org/details/1FBDoQTIYArHGIx3q4FLiT1ltcU7s/page/n15/mode/2up

The above link will take you to a couple of Agfa Lith. developers, one having no formaldehyde content. Agfa 79 and 81....
Forum: Darkroom 9th January 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Nat Polton
DIY Beseler style Borderless Easel.

Has anybody used a Beseler Borderless Easel?
Are they genuinely borderless?

Secondhand they are very expensive for what they are, so I am looking forward to making my own version from a slotted...
Forum: Darkroom 9th January 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Nat Polton
http://www.jollinger.com/photo/enlargers/index.htm...

http://www.jollinger.com/photo/enlargers/index.html

A good site with lots of information.
I posted it here a while ago.

Cheers.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 9th January 2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Nat Polton
Terry ...

Terry

https://www.digitaltruth.com/data/formula.php?FormulaID=25

Have a look at Agfa79 and Agfa81, are these the sort of thing you are looking for?

Also have a browse through the books at...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 7th January 2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Nat Polton
Many Thanks for the links to the articles. I...

Many Thanks for the links to the articles.

I have recently been looking for information on print washing in cold water.
The water from my cold tap has gone down to 8c. in the last fortnight....
Forum: Photography in general 3rd January 2022, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By Nat Polton
This evening I found the answer to my similar...

This evening I found the answer to my similar problem.
Exposures have been slightly erratic of late.
I thought it was my timing and chemistry in the dishes at fault.
It was only when I had the...
Forum: Photography in general 24th December 2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By Nat Polton
I have an old LPL 8x10". Just two moving arms. ...

I have an old LPL 8x10".
Just two moving arms. Solid and square.
The margin can be adjusted from 1/4" to a midges over 5/8".
There is a screw on the back that loosens the paper guide in the upper...
Forum: Monochrome Film 22nd December 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By Nat Polton
Only just found this post. A bit late in the...

Only just found this post.
A bit late in the day, but the following channel on Youtube will be very interesting I think.
He has a few videos about 510 Pyro.
...
Forum: Darkroom 19th December 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Nat Polton
I am not sure what the result would look like...

I am not sure what the result would look like when the RA4 chemicals are put in the wrong order in the tank slots.
My tank is empty at the moment so I cannot check.

Could this be a possible...
Forum: Darkroom 19th December 2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Nat Polton
Have you thought of exposing a sheet of your...

Have you thought of exposing a sheet of your paper on your enlarger with a previously used good negative.
Then exposing the friends paper on their enlarger with the same negative and filter...
Forum: Chemical formulae 19th December 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Nat Polton
Thank you both for your replies. I have been...

Thank you both for your replies.
I have been mixing up the first formula from the Lostlabours site.
That is the one in The Ilford Manual of Photography.
NOT the concentrated commercial strength.
...
Forum: Chemical formulae 18th December 2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Nat Polton
ID62 Concentrate Shelf Life.

I have made up several batches of ID62 Developer and only used it for prints.
The formula can be found in the Ilford Manual of Photography.
I cannot remember how I latched onto it, but I am happy...
Forum: Photography in general 15th December 2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Nat Polton
Skellum, I lost track of the amount of times I...

Skellum, I lost track of the amount of times I heard Sir Patrick Moore say "Unfortunately we were clouded out here at Selsey."
It happens to the best of us at times. :(


Cheers.
Forum: Photography in general 15th December 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Nat Polton
Geminids Meteor Shower.

There are many web sites giving information about the Geminids Meteor Shower taking place over the next couple of nights.

You just need a tripod and a camera with a B setting.
A locking cable...
Forum: Darkroom 13th December 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Nat Polton
https://www.cryptomuseum.com/covert/camera/minox/e...

https://www.cryptomuseum.com/covert/camera/minox/enlarger/files/Minox_Enlarger_Model_II_Manual.pdf#:~:text=The%20MINOX%2

The instruction manual just in case you have not seen it.

Cheers.
Forum: Introductions 13th December 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Nat Polton
My set up is similar to Johns. Box...

My set up is similar to Johns. Box bedroom/darkroom, no plumbing, bathroom opposite.

I only have the one 240v a.c. mains socket to supply everything.

So I have to watch what I plug in at the...
Forum: Photography in general 12th December 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Nat Polton
My first developing dishes were my mothers...

My first developing dishes were my mothers enamelled pie dishes.
I left the developer and fix in for a couple of days and the enamel just rotted away.
What is the attraction for enamel dishes?
...
Forum: Darkroom 12th December 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Nat Polton
http://www.submin.com/8x11/collection/minox/index....

http://www.submin.com/8x11/collection/minox/index.htm

The above site may be of interest to you, but unfortunately I cannot find any info about the lens for the Model 11.

The "Big List of...
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