You asked for opinions/advise
Originally Posted by DF
I gave you real world been there answers.... read mine again.
Why do people come here looking for absolution or a sure thing answer.
Yes it can be done, it may be fine. I will say again there are few situations where it is worth jeopardizing your efforts (making images on the street).
I find that any economy in the darkroom (or with film photography) is a false economy in hindsight.
Do as you wish, just don't go fishing for the answer you want.