Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/07/23

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Subject: [Leica] Re: XTOL substitute
From: lrzeitlin at (Lawrence Zeitlin)
Date: Mon Jul 23 16:35:38 2007
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On Jul 23, 2007, at 2:39 PM, Mark wrote:

> Try doing D76 1:2 instead of 1:1 like everyone I went to Webster  
> college
> with in the 70's did and I did. - -  -
> The question is add a tab of acid to it: ascorbic acid that is: and  
> see if
> it matches or beats Xtol. I think it would. Lots of people do this  
> already.

Linus Pauling suggested that a dab of vitamin C improves everything.  
I've been adding a 500 mg. vitamin C tablet to every quart of D-76  
for 20 years. Who am I to argue with a Nobel prize winner.

Larry Z

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