Michael Keller (email@example.com)
Tue, 01 Jun 1999 22:41:31 -0400
I never use hardener for printing, so that's not an issue. The print washer makes a
good holding tank, and using just plain water has always worked fine for me. Water
quality may vary per locale, may not be such a good idea elsewhere. Try various things
and determine through testing, as always.
Judy Seigel wrote:
> Michael, maybe I was committing some sin without realizing it, but when
> printing silver gelatin I put the prints in a holding bath, a deep tray,
> of very weak hypoclear until I was ready to wash all together. The
> hypoclear I found BTW also kept my UNHARDENED prints much better than they
> kept in just water. I could leave them in the holding bath for days, and
> even in warm weather not get holes in the emulsion, as I got after a mere
> 4 or 5 hours in plain water in summertime.
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