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theyankeesnapper@aol.com
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      03-28-2009, 11:57 AM
How long does Agfa MCC last at room temperature?

I just purchased a batch thats around 5 years old.

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Bob McCarthy
 
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      03-28-2009, 10:04 PM
On 3/28/2009 3:57 AM (E-Mail Removed) spake thus:

> How long does Agfa MCC last at room temperature?
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> I just purchased a batch thats around 5 years old.


I don't know, but I know a really easy way to find out.


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Made From Pears: Pretty good chance that the product is at least
mostly pears.
Made With Pears: Pretty good chance that pears will be detectable in
the product.
Contains Pears: One pear seed per multiple tons of product.

(with apologies to Dorothy L. Sayers)
 
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      03-28-2009, 11:10 PM
"(E-Mail Removed)" <(E-Mail Removed)> schrieb:
>How long does Agfa MCC last at room temperature?


It depends on the batch - I have seen MCP and MCP that lasted only one
or two years until it lost speed and showed fogging while my current
roll of Agfa MCP is 4 years old and still as good as new - in fact I
compared it with "new" Adox MCP and they are in fact *very* clos.

There was a very high level of variation in this regard.

>Regards
>
>Bob McCarthy


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      03-28-2009, 11:16 PM
On Mar 28, 6:04*pm, David Nebenzahl <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> On 3/28/2009 3:57 AM (E-Mail Removed) spake thus:
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> > How long does Agfa MCC last at room temperature?

>
> > I just purchased a batch thats around 5 years old.

>
> I don't know, but I know a really easy way to find out.
>
> --
> Made From Pears: Pretty good chance that the product is at least
> mostly pears.
> Made With Pears: Pretty good chance that pears will be detectable in
> the product.
> Contains Pears: *One pear seed per multiple tons of product.
>
> (with apologies to Dorothy L. Sayers)


Dear David:

I also know the easy way to find out, but I won't receive it until
next Thursday.
I know that it freezes well, but other than that I'm in the dark
(room).
I just ran out of my 110 rolls of mixed 35mm and 120 versions of
APX-100 and I suppose I just purchased the remaining rolls offered on
Ebay during the last 4 weeks.

Regards.

Bob McCarthy
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zach
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      03-31-2009, 03:03 AM
On Mar 28, 4:57*am, "(E-Mail Removed)"
<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> How long does Agfa MCC last at room temperature?
>
> I just purchased a batch thats around 5 years old.
>
> Regards
>
> Bob McCarthy


I think the biggest factor to aging is from neutrons emitted from the
sun. kodak had/has an under ground site under ?Lake Erie? that has the
density to block most of these wave lengths. Freezing slows chemical
reactions so it may help reduce the prior effect...Sorry I don't have
more specifics. I too have used 3+ year old paper with acceptable
results and those without.
 
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