Flexicolor Part A Developer Formula?

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  1. newcan1

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    I bought 2 old flexicolor developer boxes recently, each containing part A, B, and C to make 1 gallon. The problem is, the part A's leaked in shipping; one is almost empty.

    Does anyone have the recipe for part A? I'm willing to bet it's C41 minus the hydroxylamine sulfate and minus the CD4. I figured that if so, I could use my homebrew recipe to approximate the part A.

    I assume part B is just hydroxylamine sulfate, and part C is just CD4. Can anyone shed light on this?
     
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    I had the reverse happen; I had part B and C go bad so mixed part A with hydroxylamine sulfate and CD-4 (I have done homebrew as well) and got excellent results. Mine was replenisher so also had to add starter. So I don't see why it shouldn't work for you. Remember to check the pH.
     
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    http://www.apug.org/forums/viewpost.php?p=695106

    Try that, minus CD-4 and HAS, mix part B and C to working solution dilutions and leave out starter, since the recipe is for working solution, you may have to adjust pH, the HAS is lower in comparison (esp to LORR) iirc.
     
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    Hi Athiril, that is indeed the formula that I generally use, so we are on the same page - that is what I had thought I would try.