Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/06/17

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Subject: [Leica] 777
From: richard-lists at (Richard)
Date: Sat Jun 17 12:20:14 2006
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Jeff, did you download the instructions on the Frugal Photographer site? 
The directions is pretty clear to me. As for giant tank, I talked to David 
about that, and he said don't worry about it, the 500ml solution should be 

You want to send me some of yours for starter :-)? Actually, I may order 
some Formulary MCM-100. It seems to contain the same developing agent 
p-phenylenediamine. What I am looking for is the long smooth tonal range 
since the backend of my process is scanning and print. I want to have as 
much information to work with as possible.

At 07:34 AM 6/17/2006, Jeffery Smith wrote:

>Everything I read about this developer seems contradictory. In one place, it
>says that the stuff lasts forever, but in another place it says that you
>have to use a giant tank to ensure having enough developer. I'm not certain
>how to replenish it either. One replenishment procedure has you returning
>most of the used developer to the original bottle with a small amount of new
>developer. Another has you adding quite a bit of new developer to the
>Talk about difficult starting points!
>Jeffery Smith
>New Orleans, LA

// richard (This email is for mailing lists. To reach me directly, please 
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