Some may find this useful. A simple home-made tool to aid developing dry-plates in print trays. Five minutes with pliers an some wire. The first version pictured has uncoated tips. It works fine but has a tendency to grind into the edges of the plate. The second version pictured has several coats of dried Liquid Tape on it's tips, and is much easier on the edges of the plate. I have used this now in tray developing with the plate emulsion side pointed down. No problems. And, surprisingly the tool does hold the plate securely. Enjoy!
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