Re: Best way to buy Platino-Palladiotype chemicals

From: Jeff Dilcher ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/02/04-12:40:46 PM Z
Message-id: <20040802184046.GC1496@hiddenworld.net>

Yes, but, as I mentioned, I would like to realize economies, if possible,
or if beneficial, by mixing myself. I am determined to learn the process,
and thought it might be better to get comfortable mixing the chemicals
and save a little by purchasing in bulk- that is, if it is possible to
save much, and if there is a good source.

On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 02:31:50PM -0400, Ender100@aol.com wrote:
> Jeff,
>
> Have you considered starting out with a kit ordered from one of the supply
> houses like Bostick & Sullivan? It might simplify your life the first time
> around.
>
> Mark Nelson
> www.precisiondigitalnegatives.com
>
> In a message dated 8/2/04 1:13:28 PM, dilcher@hiddenworld.net writes:
>
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have decided to jump into working in the Platino-Palladiotype process,
> > after doing some research and reading from various sources.
> >
> > I have been studying an online guide authored by Dr. Mike Ware, which
> > seems to be very well written.
> >
> > http://www.alternativephotography.com/process_platino.html
> >
> > He mentions needing the following materials:
> >
> > Ammonium Iron(III) Oxalate 30g
> > Ammonium Tetrachloroplatinate(II) 5g
> > Ammonium Chloride 1.8g
> > Palladium(II) Chloride 3g
> >
> > for making up the sensitizing solution.
> >
> > Here are my questions:
> >
> > Is there a concensus for a source for these materials at a competitive
> > price?
> > Do I save much by mixing myself as opposed to trying one of the "kits"
> > offered
> > by Bostick & Sullivan or Photo formulary?
> >
> > Does anyone, who is familar with the article I referred to, have any caveats
> > they can think of, considering I might be using this article as a guide?
> >
> > I am reasonably methodical, and hope to minimize as many beginner mistakes
> > as possible.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for your comments!
> >
> > -Jeff
> >
>
>
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>
> Mark Nelson
> www.precisiondigitalnegatives.com
>
Received on Mon Aug 2 12:40:56 2004

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