Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Developing Film in the Field
From: "Bernard Degaute" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 20:40:06 +0200

>Date: Sun, 06 Aug 2000 16:29:06 -0700
>From: Mark Rabiner <>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:  Developing Film in the Field
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<Shel Belinkoff wrote:
>< The question that now remains is how best to dry the film once it's
>< been processed and washed.  Any suggestions?  Would just hanging it in
>< my car work, or do you think there's too much chance for the film  to
>< attract dust and dirt?
>< > Happy trails,
>< And Happy Trails to you ...
>< --
>< Shel Belinkoff
>I'd take a happy paved trail and hang a roll from my antenna! Drive about
>m.p.h., no faster on a clear nice day. And by all means turn on the radio.
>Just might improve reception! But I'd stay off those rocky gravel roads.
>might pick up too much added unwanted grain!
>Mark Rabiner
>Naturally if it was raining you'd get your film both washed and then dried
>the sun came out!


I suggest you wash the film in the same way but during a rainy morning as
rain is soft water (no traces on the film). Then a sunny afternoon to dry as
you suggest. Nothing but success.

rue Bernard Hequet, 41
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