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Does anybody know a recipe for home brewed film fixers?
I am going to try the Caffenol developer, and I would like to try a home brewed fixer (if any) for my B&W films.
Thanks in advance for any advice and tip.
Buying fixer is the best and cheapest solution.
However, I've heard pool de-chlorinator can be used as fixer.
De-chlorinator can indeed be used. I, however, was unable to find any here in Amsterdam. We have water that's not chlorinated so there's no demand for the stuff.
Today I tried the Caffenol recipe (http://shardsofphotography.blogspot.com/2007/03/developing-film-in-coffee-1-roll-of.html). It worked a charm with Efke KB100. I had to wing it with the fixer as I didn't have enough for a regular dilution. :)
BTW, for a stop bath you can use vinegar.
Even easier than vinegar for stop bath for film is plain water.
I posted some of the results of my developed-in-caffenol roll of Efke KB100 (exposed in Aug. 2005, in a FED-5 with I-61 L/D lens) on my blog:
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