Originally Posted by chriscrawfordphoto
It would be easier for you to produce negatives that print well on grade 2. Develop them longer and you won't need to use grade 5.
I would agree with this post and go further by saying that you should (where possible) produce negatives that require no filtration, given your film development procedure and enlarger type/set up.
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