Bottles for chemistry
Use beer bottles, the dark-brown kind with Crown caps.
Wash them in hot dishwater, which will also loosen the label, and invest in a capping machine at any home-brewing supply store. Fill to capacity with developer stock, a squirt of butane, and cap it.
If you then have a fridge for your darkroom, the mix should last awhile, and most beer bottles nowadays are screw-top, so you can re-cap the bottle after use. Just add a squirt of butane each time. It takes a lot to contaminate glass, residue can be scrubbed out with birdshot, the bottle can be recycled if it gets too grungy, and it's easy to find replacements.
It's just a matter of finding something to do with the original contents.
Last edited by barzune; 06-05-2011 at 06:53 PM. Click to view previous post history.