Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/18

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Film reels (was: B&W film (long))
From: Bill Welch <>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 1999 20:54:30 -0500

At 11:16 AM 2/18/99 -0500, you wrote:
>How do people put their film through the photoflo once it is off the reels.
>I find it difficult to handle.

I don't have any trouble dipping the Hewes reels in the photoflow and then
rinsing them later with hot water. But if I'm using plastic jobo reels, I
pop them open and let the film fall gently into a sheet-film developing
tank filled with distilled water and Edwal wetting agent. Out after a few