Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan View Post
For the most consistent results you might try turning the enlarger on and waiting until the meter reading stops climbing before making a print - that way you will always be working with a hot lamp.
Thanks Nicholas,

That's kind of what I (pledge to) do... after a bit of warmup, I adjust the aperture (around f/11 but I go off the detent) until the meter goes null and stays there... then I print.

I use an Omega CS-10 and it is at the edge of its range. I use a densitometer to evaluate the negative scale, but your enlarging meter (this is not a shill, I don't have relationship to advertiser) is on my short list as a good value.