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Old 6th July 2011, 12:52 PM
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Hi folks I've just been given 3 packs of 5x4 film, 2 fp4 & 1 box of polaroid, and while I imagine the instant film will maybe be a bit unpredictable, the fp4 should be ok; the fp4 bopxes are unopened. They all went out of date circa 2000 and having dev'd a lot older films before, and gotten results, I was wandering whethe to even bother adjusting for the fp4. Is 10 years anything to worry about? The chap who kindly passed them on told me that they had been stored under his bed since purchase, so haven't been exposed to heat. Ahy help always apreciated!
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I have developed film older than that stored in the same sort of way in a loft. I had some great negs, even exposing the fp4 at 400iso. I think some of the resulting pictures are in my one of my albums on fadu.

It is a good idea to expose a test film just to make sure. all the best.
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I havae used FP4 dated 1996 no probs rating it at 80 ASA.
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Coolio! Thanks chaps
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