Quote Originally Posted by RobertV View Post
Yes, you can measure it till about 8-10 minutes developing time. So if you're going on consistensy you could make the decision for developing times till 10 minutes with a stop and above without a stop.

When having 4x water change you also need water on the same temperature. Just when using a stop all chemicals should be already on the same temperature. So your process is less complicated too unless you want to run in unwanted reticulation on a certain moment.
You know, i have never tried to be that precise with wash, stop nor fix temperatures, and have yet to see reticulation.
In other words: yes, it is quite possible to be too anal (yes, as if being anal about something isn't bad enough already ) about things.