Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] film washing tips
From: Roy Zartarian <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 20:42:09 -0400
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Take a look at the discussions on about this problem:
You may have to copy-and-paste the entire URL into your browser.

Some posters there had success with the Edwal brand of film cleaner, and at
least one immersed the spotted film in a dlute vinegar and water solution
followed by a wash.


At 07:55 PM 06/20/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>This is ever-so off-topic, but I trust LUGgers a lot more than I do usenet
>trolls, so if anyone can provide me good advice I would appreciate it. I
>just developed a small tank of three rolls of film, and following the wash
>discovered that I didn't have any photoflo. The negs dried, but have some
>ungainly drying spots and streaks on them. What should I do with the negs to
>get rid of the drying marks? I'm guessing I should rewash for 20-30 mins and
>then use a little photoflo (which I've since bought). Does this sound right,
>or is there something better?
>Dave, Waterloo