Wanted to try HC110

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  1. Wade D

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    The only dilutions listed were A&B in the product sheet and the dev. times would be too short for a small tank with Plus-X. According to the literature anything less than 5 min. will produce inadequate results. I know there are other dilutions possible but couldn't find times for them. For now I'm souping everything in D-76 1:1 but thought it might be fun to try something new to me. I was even thinking of trying Rodinal but it has to be ground shipped due to the ORMD restrictions.
    Thanks for any advice.
    Wade
     
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    You could try dilution H, which is 1:63 and double the time for dilution B. that would at least give you a reasonable starting point.
     
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    I have done Plus X in the HC-110 1:31 without problems relative to time. You can also adjust the temperature to slow the development time, but I never really encountered any challenge. Use the Massive Development Chart as a reference point.
     
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    You may want to try Jason Brunner's "HC-110 made simple" 1:49 method, he has times posted on his web site.
     
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    Thanks for all the info. Very helpful. I will buy some with my next Freestyle order.