Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/01/04

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Subject: [Leica] Re: tri-x and microdol-x
From: pswango at (
Date: Wed Jan 4 09:59:29 2006

David Rogers wrote:

I never was a fan of grain etching solvent developers like Microdol.
When people mention Microdol, I cringe. But different people master
different film/developer combinations, with great results. "

I always avoided them too, but when I tried Mic-x at 1:3 I found I liked it. 
 I think the higher dilution supresses some of the solvent effect.  Personal 
taste, I guess.

"BTW, you have some nice images on your web site.