[Darkroom] bulk loaders & blue dupe film

Jasmine Strong modulararithmetic at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 15:44:16 PDT 2012


Yup.  There is an opaque carbon based back coating on motion picture film which is normally removed in movie processing by high pressure caustic sprays.  You can float it off in processing if you're doing it manually but flakes of the stuff will contaminate your chemistry.

-J.

On Apr 18, 2012, at 1:15 PM, Kelly wrote:

> Good to know. This is the motion picture stuff? (not the CDU II)
> 
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 13:11, Jasmine Strong
> <modulararithmetic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On 18 Apr 2012, at 12:44, Kelly wrote:
>> 
>>> I met a girl last night (Marian?) who's been using the darkroom and we
>>> talked about the bulk loaders. I told her I was interested in shooting
>>> some of the bulk motion picture film available on the internets these
>>> days. I bought a can of it way back but I can't find it now.
>> 
>> If you do this, don't reuse the chemistry-  it will leave remjet flakes in it.
>> 
>> -J.



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