What to do with spare c-41 rollei digibase Bleach and Fixer bottles

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Rhodes, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Rhodes

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    I few time ago I bought a 1 L c-41 rollei digibase kit, unopened on ebay. Last week i went to do the working solutions since I had color films in number to use the kit, but the part C was blue and ruined. I bought a new kit but have the beach and fixer bottles of the previous one, still closed.
    I think I read that bleach and the fixer have a great shelf life. Anyone want them? Or I should store them?
     
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    They have a virtually infinite shelf life. Keep them in case you do something wrong with the replacement chemicals.
     
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    First, thoroughly clean the bottles. If you can use them, keep the bottles for storage of other chemicals; otherwise, toss them out.
     
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    No, they are full, unopened bottles.
     
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    Keep them, they will last years and are the most expensive part of the kit (well, the bleach is expensive). Next time don't buy a whole kit, just buy the developer components which are comparatively cheap.
     
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    Thanks, I will. But if someone needs bleach or fixer, tell me, I will send it!