Our community DR had a Thomas over our sink. While tray developing paper the safelight fell from the ceiling, hit the sink edge, and crashed to the floor. It was a near miss. Providence was with me.
Glass on vans broke but the tube works. Built like a brick. Your info on filter replacement would have been handy. There is a long post in Apug about replacing inner and outer filters and what color to use. Parts are expensive for the Thomas.
I replaced the Thomas with a 10x12 Kodak Utility light supplemented by extra safelights at stations. Not talking over the Thomas buzz is nice when instructing. The unit operated with the vanes mostly open, bouncing light off a black ceiling. No fog with OC safe papers but other papers were fog sensitive.
Last edited by Richard Jepsen; 01-20-2012 at 03:26 PM. Click to view previous post history.