Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/01/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] All hail Tri-X
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2000 11:34:12 +0000

on 2/1/00 11:26 pm, Brian Reid at wrote:

> I think, after having read over all of this Tri-X correspondence, that
> I need to dump my bottles of T-max down the drain and buy D-76 and just
> live with the greater effort of keeping current stock D-76 mixed. If I
> can get the Christmas dishes and rolls of gift wrap moved out of my
> darkroom to wherever else they belong, I'm going to load up with Tri-X
> and try again, but develop in D-76 1:1, as I did for 25 years, rather
> than this newfangled T-max stuff.

Tmax soup is poison!! But give Xtol a try before you go for D76. I did, and
I bought the company. Well, not exactly, but you know what I mean.
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Johnny Deadman