Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/23

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Last film on earth
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Wed Feb 23 10:37:28 2005
References: <> <> <011b01c519cb$8811f1a0$24a0fea9@MacPhisto>

I didn't notice a big difference between the old and new TX, when they
moved everything to the new factory. Tri-X is pretty much all I shoot. 
I think
I went through about 200-250 rolls last year, so I am pretty familiar 
with it,
both as wet prints and scan. What differences do you see, aside from the
changes in development time? Different tonal range or grain patteren?


On Feb 23, 2005, at 9:17 AM, Christopher Williams wrote:

> Kodak had the change to Tri-X film after building a new plant a few 
> years
> ago. Basically the film at the new factory did not match the old Tri-X.
> Somebody goofed. They got around this by telling users that this a new 
> and
> improved Tri-X. And developing times changed. Some Tri-X 320 users I 
> know
> swear the old stuff was much better.
> I'm sure too most, it looks the same.
> Chris

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