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    Pepper? Just kidding.. I for one will be following this thread, I like MDX but wish I could get back that extra stop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RidingWaves View Post
    Pepper? Just kidding.. I for one will be following this thread, I like MDX but wish I could get back that extra stop.
    You can get back that stop by diluting 1+3, but you will lose some of the fine-grain effect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Hoskinson View Post
    Keith, FYI: bis(4-hydroxy-N-methylanilinium) sulphate (from the Microdol-X MSDS) is a synonym for Metol
    Tom, yes I am aware of that. In another thread, it is mentioned that Kodak `Elon` is the acid salt of Metol, hence the `Bis`.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jim appleyard View Post
    A&T in "The FDC" say that MX has the addition of a "weak anti-silvering agent". Benzophenone is their guess.

    Apparently, salt was already in the original Microdol.

    Perhaps only your local PE knows for sure.
    Jim, I should have read this post before sending my first post, sorry for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Tapscott. View Post
    Jim, I should have read this post before sending my first post, sorry for that.
    Regarding the effects of Sodium Chloride on a Metol -sodium sulfite developing solution of low activity: See Grant Haist pages 378 and 379 of Modern Photographic Processing, Volume 1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Tapscott. View Post
    Jim, I should have read this post before sending my first post, sorry for that.
    No problem!

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