When I was in college we had to develop some 70mm film, no tank no reels for it.
We took some corrugated plastic and used it as the old kodak aprons....
After 1 or 2 experiments it was ka-ching! right on the money!

Quote Originally Posted by Nick Zentena
116 tanks are usually pretty cheap. I picked up two for $1. I think I over paid considering how hard they are to use in comparison to modern tanks.

OTOH a few companies sell 70mm reels intended for medical lab use. The reels are MUCH cheaper then any 70mm reel labeled for photograpic use. The only problem is no daylight tank I know of will handle them. So it's a dark only thing.