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    A gallon of super market distilled water is 89 cents.

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    You can read HERE about why I was asking about the water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cor View Post
    ..you should not use distilled water for washing after fixing because it contains no salts etc. which are normally present in drinking water and which speed up the washing (removal of fixer(by)products....)


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    I second that. AFAIK it's from the bicarbonate present in tap water that is responsible for its enhanced wash capacities (from stuff quoted in Haist, and also mentioned here: http://www.apug.org/forums/forum37/3...tml#post452905).
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