Lith developer in Australia?

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  1. sgpix

    sgpix Member

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    Hi all. I was thinking about trying lith printing for the first time. I've got some of the Emaks FB paper and some Fomatone RC, which both seem to get recommended as "lithable" papers, but I'm having a bit of trouble finding somewhere in Australia that sells lith developer.

    Is there anyone who knows of a good source? Vanbar list Fotospeed LD20 on their site, but when I spoke to them the other day, they said it had been on back-order for some time.

    Thanks!
     
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    There has been a production issue with LD20, according to Tim Rudman's latest email update:

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    I bought my last lot of LD20 from fotoriesel here in sydney, might be worth giving them a call and seeing if they have any in stock

    I think Vanbar have some other lith dev's list on their website not sure if they ever stock them
     
  3. Stephen Frizza

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    how much do you need? I have a couple of liters at the lab I can supply you with a little bit if you like?
     
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    Thanks for the pointers, guys. Stephen, I've sent you a PM.
     
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    Try Les Porter in Newcastle 02 49585840. I brought some a little while ago. He had some extra then.
    Pat
     
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    Vanbar has Superlith rebottled as "Rollei Vintage".
     
  7. tim rudman

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    Just check which Rollei Vintage it is though. Maco changed the manufacturer recently and the newer version seems to give lith effect but with less colour.

    BTW, LD20 should be coming your way in the next couple of weeks - but by sea, so maybe July
    Tim
     
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    How would I tell, being new user and Vanbar being next to useless in that department.
    Paper work that came with it says Rollei Vintage LP-Superlith #RSL12

    Shane
     
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    I have a formula and the makings if you would like to mix up a batch.
     
  10. tim rudman

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    That's the better one. the new one should carry a label 'new formula' or similar.