8x10 sheets in Stainless reel tanks? (stand development...)

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Andre R. de Avillez, Oct 22, 2005.

  1. Andre R. de Avillez

    Andre R. de Avillez Member

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    Hey folks,

    I'm mentally preparing myself to start working in 8x10, and have a question regarding sheet development. I have a very long stainless tank for roll film reels, and noticed that a sheet of 8x10 will fit inside it. Now my question is, can I use this tank for "complete submersion" stand or semi stand development? It seems that this set up would open up the possibility for stand development of the Ortho film I have coming in the mail.

    Thanks in advance,

    André
     
  2. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    And the expense isn't even that bad, if you buy them on eBay and consider that they seem to last forever. They're even cheaper if the lids are missing, and you can buy new lids. The Kindermann lids seem to fill and dump fastest, so I usually use those, though they do cost a little more than Kalt or generic lids.
     
  3. Andre R. de Avillez

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    Cool, thanks guys.