Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] (Xtol) Why 1+3 dilution ?
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Mon, 08 May 2000 09:24:20 +0100

on 7/5/00 7:47 PM, Julian Thomas at wrote:

> So, Mark, if I use Xtol at 1+1 and am getting too much contrast with Tri-X
> (and I don't want to increase grain), should I extend dev time?

No no no no no!

Too much contrast = too much time.

Pull back your dev time in 10% increments.

Watch your shadow detail to check you're using the right EI for your

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Johnny Deadman