Spur Acurol-N availible in US?

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  1. oldlincoln

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    I asked freestyle if they planned on stocking Spur's new B&W developer, Acurol-N and they told me that no one had ever requested it. They would consider stocking it if there was a demand. After reading Erwin Puts description of its virtues I was all worked up to experiment with it to see if I could duplicate his results, but alas! None in the US that I could find and MacoDirect only ships chemicals within the EU. Any suggestions or experience with this developer that you might want to pass on will be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Yikes! 15 Euro for the developer and 30 Euro to ship, no thanks.
    But thanks for the info.
     
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    I love analog & Acurol's my main developer. It's so much better than old Rodinal. The photos look great. When I'm in the US, I order from SPUR direct. I send an email to Heribert Schain (schain@spur-photo.com), pay in advance, and they'll send it all in no time. 1 bottle Acurol will go a long way. I develop nearly like 170 or so 35 mm films with that, and that saves me a lot of money. I order 4 250 ml bottles at 18.60€ = ca. 25 $ each. So 4 big bottles cost about 100 $. Shipment's 16.90 €, and that's about a little less than 23 $. Stock up on that stuff, pay a little over 123 $ overall, develop up to 800 (= eight hundred) 35 mm films with that as it's super dilutable, and the photos are so deck: sharp and stylish. I don't use anything else.



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