Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/05/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Kodak Rapid Fixer. Is it door A, B or C
From: John Collier <>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 15:12:55 -0600

The @home chaps have chewed up all my Leica-user messages so I only get a
garbled version of the threads. I use Tri-X in 1:3 XTOL and the powdered
fixer. I am I doing something wrong? Or, to phrase it differently, can I be
doing something better? Please CC off list as well just to be give me a
fighting chance of getting the response.



> From: Henning Wulff <>
> At 12:24 PM -0700 5/9/01, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> Dan Honemann wrote:
>>>> Nope I get the cubetainers of just the "A" and they don't make me
>>>> buy any "B" (for battery acid in my book.)
>>> Huh.  At the local camera stores here, there are two choices: the Kodak
>>> Rapid Fixer in liquid form, which comes together with both A and B, and the
>>> Kodak Fixer in powder form.  I've only just used the powder so far.  I
>>> assume this is equivalent to the A without the B?
>>> Dan
>> Yea if they have cubetainers they are on the back room. You need a
>> spigot for them.
>> Those Kodak powdered fixers are Trouble with a capital T!!!
>> Use the Rapid fix and just don't use the b.
>> This is not just me saying this this is what a LOT of people think!
>> Mark Rabiner
>> Portland, Oregon
>> USA
> YES!!!!!
> Mark knows what he is doing!