Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT: loading 120 film
From: Pete Su <>
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2001 07:18:41 -0800 (PST)

Heh. JOBO reels are cursed for me. The two times I lost film to processing
mistakes were both with my Jobo tank.  The last time this happened, I chucked
the reels and center core down the hallway and broke a lot of plastic. :-)


- --- Frank Filippone <> wrote:
> I have JOBO reels.  With these reels, I find it best to PUSH the film into
> the spiral.  At first I thiught this would not work at all, but after some
> tries, I find that grabbing the film in shor ( 1-3 inch) steps and pushing
> iti intot he spiral really does work.  You should try this with dummy film
> first as you may not get the ssame results.
> BTW, I use Tmax100 and HP5+ as films.. Base thickness can be a big
> differentiator.
> Frank Filippone
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