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Old February 1st, 2003, 06:27 AM   #1
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Back from the holidays!


Just wanted to say a big hello to all my friends here after escaping to the sun and fun for a couple weeks.

John and Jeff, i took lots of happy snaps i will be scanning soon, so at least you can feel like you party took part in the lazy days.

Now that i am back i saw i have 11 pages of new topics to look through, and am reading fast.

Oh btw Jeff, i found those cokin filters, i am eager to try them out. I am buying all the stuff i need tommorow for developing b&w film, i found a person who is selling it off, i think it is a few years old, but i doubt anything has changed in the last few years. I even found the funky bag with the special holes for the arms to go in to, for cracking open the films.

Any advice on the developer to choose, i was just going to get an Ilford liquid developer, i can't remmember the exact same, it is always at the top of all their pdf charts as the best ones for their films, Id-X or something it is called, i could be wrong.


it is good to be back


P.s I met the crock hunter, he was only 10 minutes away from of the towns i was staying in, went down to the australia zoo and met him and his family, what a funny bloke.
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Old February 1st, 2003, 07:47 AM   #2
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I hope you had a great holiday! I'm going on one myself at the end of March (hot springs). We don't have crocs up here, but we do have cougars.
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Old February 1st, 2003, 10:34 AM   #3
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Hey, Frank, we've got both (well sort of, Florida Panther and Alligators).


Use the Ilford developer that's a one shot (use it and down the drain) and is liquid. Try not to use any powered chemicals, they are a pain in the *ss. You'll need developer, fix and stop bath. A rinse aid helps save on water, photoflo keeps the water from spotting. Good luck and let me know how the negs turn out.
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Old February 1st, 2003, 07:05 PM   #4
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Welcome back, Kermie!

So you met the croc guy, eh? My 10 year-old nephew will swoon when I tell him I know someone who actually met and hung out with the croc guy...he's a die-hard fan, in Texas, where we're croc-less (but we do have tiny alligators and a few fanged nasties).
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