Polapan 35 Processor

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  1. illumiquest

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    A friend gave me three rolls of the film but didn't have the little developer mechanism needed to process the film. I figure someone's got to have one here which I could buy cheap?

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  2. Dan Fromm

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    Don't bother. The film is far out of date and the processing chemicals have dried up. Don't ask how I know about out of date Polapan.
     
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    I tried some a couple of years back and it worked reasonably well...

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    That was then, this is now.
     
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    You're right, I'm not going to try anything which may not work.
     
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    A couple of years ago I used old Polaroid 600 with success. Recently I got one box - all frames were bad, very bad. I guess with Polapan it is only worse.
     
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    I'm not saying it's going to be perfect, I'm saying I have the darn things, I'll never have them again, I may as well give it a go.
     
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    I say go for it. I'm intrigued by the stuff and have read reports of people getting acceptable results. Check with jnanian. He had a processor he was going to send me, but I never got around to experimenting.
     
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    Give it a go - but with no expectations :smile:. And let us know the results :wink:
     
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    Will do, and thank you for the optimism.
     
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    Worst that can happen is that it doesn't work. Best it you wish you had more. Here's wishing for the latter, to be your results.


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