Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] @#&$$& Watermarks!!
From: Richard Comen <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 16:33:45 -0800

Try dumping the photo flow and after the distilled water pour ordinary
rubbing alcohol into the tank, then hang to dry. You cant get water marks
if you do final rinse in water. Works fine with my Valloy II enlarger.  It
works beautifully for me.  Richard

At 06:11 PM 1/29/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm sick and **** tired of watermarks on my negs.  I use a condenser
>enlarger and the crap just shows up in every print.  AFAIK, I'm using every
>trick in the book when I process my film:
>    1: All solutions are mixed with distilled water
>    2: Final rinse wash in in distilled water
>    3: Small amount of PhotoFlo added to final wash
>    4: Negs hung up to dry, not squegeed
>How do I avoid getting the damn things on my negs in the future?
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