It certainly is nasty stuff to work with, but the Chinese amidol seems to render a blacker black. Subjective judgment, I know, but it seems that way to me. I don't print with it very much as I still have a pound or so of Artcraft, but I'm not sure that the price is the only advantage to the Chinese stuff.
Originally Posted by Mahler_one
Maybe I'll give your recipe a try, Shawn, as there's nothing cheaper than KBr.