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Subject: Re: [Leica] Efke 25 and Fomapan 200
From: "Mike Durling" <durling@widomaker.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 20:00:19 -0500
References: <Pine.NEB.4.44.0202181231110.22460-100000@panix2.panix.com>

Sorry, I forgot to add that.  Last roll was 10 minutes at 20c starting temp.
That was a little hot so 9 minutes should be about right.

Mike D

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Meyers" <aghalide@panix.com>
To: <leica-users@mejac.palo-alto.ca.us>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 12:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Efke 25 and Fomapan 200


You mention D-23 1+3. What is the temperature and starting point
time? Ed Meyers

On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Mike Durling wrote:

> I too have found the Efke 25 to be very punchy.  Others have not.  It may
be
> that the newer emulsion is somehow different.  I've had best results with
> D-23 1:3.  I haven't done much with D-76.  I did one test with D-76 1:1 at
> 7.5 min at 21c and it was overdeveloped.  You might try something shorter
or
> with more dilution.
>
> The Foma 400 that I have has the same type of frame numbers so I don't
think
> yours is special!
>
> Mike D
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Williams" <jeffwill_nz@yahoo.fr>
> To: <leica-users@mejac.palo-alto.ca.us>
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 8:46 AM
> Subject: [Leica] Efke 25 and Fomapan 200
>
>
> Just a quick query re these films. My first ever roll
> of Efke 25 was VERY punchy! Developped it in TMAX
> developer but I think I'll try the next roll in D76
> 1:1 (sorry can't recall who suggested that but
> thanks!). Is it normally this contrasty or have I
> stuffed it up?
>
> The Fomapan 200 was much more manageable, again
> developed in TMAX developer, but it had really wierd
> frame numbers, 0 - 80 in steps of 2. It looked like it
> was designed for half frame use! Again I'll try the
> next roll in D76 1:1.  Does it come with normal frame
> numbering or have they sent me something a bit
> "special"?
>
> Both films are different to what I am used to seeing
> with TMAX100, but as I bought packs of ten I'll have
> plenty of opportunity to experiement (before heading
> back to TMAX!).
>
> Regards
> Jeff le kiwi
>
> PS March 30 should be OK for Paris PLUG, but I have to
> ask my wife for a leave pass first - she is never keen
> on me going to Paris on my own as I have way too much
> fun...
>
>
>
>
>
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