Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/16

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Subject: [Leica] wiping wet negs
From: Harvey.Arche at (Arche, Harvey)
Date: Sun Apr 16 21:08:24 2006

Jeffrey wrote:
>And it isn't easy pouring just a few drops from that damned PhotoFlo bottle.
>A darkroom instrument that I discovered I needed after becoming smitten with
>toxic PMK Pyro is an oral syringe. I got mine from the local supermarket
>pharmacy (near the pill crushers). It allows drawing and dispensing very
>small amounts of liquid without getting any on your hands. About $3. Or if
>you live near Steve Barbour, they are probably free. ;-)

Lazy slob admission: I stick the very tip of my finger into the photo-flo 
bottle and and flick a fat drop into the bottom of the tank; twice if its a 
4 reeler. If it seems to be too lathered when I pour in the distilled water, 
I pour some off and add more water.