JOBO film seperator widgets

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  1. cinefane

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    I was given a JOBO CPE last year and -- having never used it -- plan to develop some colour film with it. Problem is, I've lost the little plastic bits that keep one film seperate from the other when loaded onto one reel.

    Could I manage without these plastic things? Are they really necessary?
     
  2. RobertV

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    The red clips are only necessary when loading 2x 120 roll film on one reel. For the rest you don't need them.
     
  3. cinefane

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    That's what I would want to develop; two rolls of 120.
     
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    I have never done it without them. Try it and let us know if you lose a frame or if the films overlap or not.
     
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    Try to get replacement or order a new reel. You can wait till you have a partial overlap of a frame when doing 2x 120 roll film without the red clip.
     
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    Can't you just stick 2 120 films together, one after the other?
     
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    I do it without all the time, no promblems if you presoak before spinning the drum. What i mean, let film temperature be reached without spinning the drum. Fill developer and start rotation. The moist makes the film stick to the reeel.
     
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    what about taping the two films together end to end? there is the leader-card tape that photo labs use to attach the end of a roll of film to the leader card when putting through the roller transport processors?

    I personally have never done this, but my friend has, and told me it worked fine. Easier to do in a darkroom than a changing bag though :smile:

    http://www.climaxphoto.com/film_tape.htm

    -Dan