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by Terry Beal
Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Whatever happened to Crawley's FX18 ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5298

FX 18

I haven't seen FX 18 for many years. It was sold as a PQ alternative to D76 with slightly improved characteristics and probably was not sufficiently different to have an impact on the market. I think they only ever supplied it in powder form in the red tins.
by Terry Beal
Wed May 10, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: push Ilford FP4+ 125
Replies: 3
Views: 4905

push FP4+

I agree with Pete that promicrol offers a solution but with grain, however it is getting difficult to obtain. According to my local stockists Champion are no longer producing in the UK and he cannot get supplies. Just when I've settled on it as my standard developer with HP5 and delta 100. I rate th...
by Terry Beal
Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Developing Sux
Replies: 4
Views: 6059

developing your first film

A useful source of information is the Ilford website www.ilford.com. In the products section of their website at the bottom of the film section there is a pdf file " developing your first film" and it gives useful advice to a beginner. Most of your Kodak materials have equivalents with Ilford. D76 i...
by Terry Beal
Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Problems with analog camera
Replies: 1
Views: 3459

Analog camera problem

Looks as if you've got a problem with the light seals. Has the faom rubber seal on the back of the camera and around the window showing the film casstte perished?
by Terry Beal
Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Anyone tried the new 'Promicrol'?
Replies: 62
Views: 154239

new promicrol

Yes I have tried it. I was offered it when my local stockist was out of Ilford products last year - he said it was just like ID11! I remembered the old promicrol which I'd had good results from in the past so tried this new version. I've been a bit disappointed and found results to be a bit grainy a...