Cheap Rapid Fix

Discussion in 'Darkroom Developing and Printing' started by seog, Dec 18, 2005.

  1. seog

    seog Guest

    I got 2 gallons (minimum order) of Kodak Flexicolor Fix at B&H for about $8.
    ea. How is that different from Ilford RapidFix at $25. a gallon? As I
    understand it they're basically the same - ammonium thiosulfate based fixer,
    ie rapid fixer. In any case I'm using the Flexicolor Fix 1:4 the same as
    Rapid Fix. Works great so far. I'll have to take a peak in 25 years.

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    seog, Dec 18, 2005
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    Nick Zentena Guest


    Just take a look at the MSDS. Last time I looked it seemed pretty similar
    to TF-3 fixer. pH is about 6.3 IIRC. It's likely even cheaper if you buy
    bigger jugs.

    Nick
     
    Nick Zentena, Dec 18, 2005
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