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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: freshness (was Mark Rabiner's)
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 08:29:34 -0800
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><Snip> Kodak rapid fixer is good for 3
> months once mixed up.  A half gallon is good for 20 archival rolls according
> to Kodak.  I use two fixes, and rotate them monthly so any given half gallon
> is tossed after 2 month's time.  Then, I don't have to worry about their
> going bad.  If I run more than 20 rolls in a month, then I rotate earlier.
> The first time in a month that I run film, I toss out fix #1.  Fix #2
> becomes fix #1.  Mix up a new batch and it becomes fix #2.  Film goes into
> each fix for 5 minutes with a water bath in between.  Which is about 5x time
> to clear for new fix.
> Eric
> --

Is that a typo Eric? 2 months once mixed up.

Mark Rabiner
Portland, Oregon USA
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