Re: 5X7 developing tank, was Re: moral dilemma & welcome to wallmart OT

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Date: 01/29/04-11:57:20 AM Z
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One place in Chicago that still has a lot of stuff sitting back on dusty old
shelves is Central Camera on Wabash, near Columbia College—in fact they offer
discounts and stock a lot of supplies for the students from Columbia. I am
sure they might stock some of the darkroom aids. For marital aids, you have
to go up on Halstead to.... hehehehe just kidding.

Mark Nelson

In a message dated 1/29/04 9:22:51 AM, writes:

> Wow!  You're as bad as I am as far as looking for old gear.
> Used to have a great place in Chicago called Darkroom Aids...a super "junk
> room" chocked full of used stuff like the old rubber tanks.  Unfortunately,
> they closed some time ago and I miss them every time I start looking for some
> obscure old photo accessory.
> I think that a plastic tank that's the same dimensions may still be
> manufactured...brand name Federal or Patterson or Doran (possibly Yankee).
> I just did a quick google on these and the results are, as usually, too
> vague.
> Look up the Ace Photo Index site..they have a list of links to
> manufacturers.
> Also try Midwest Photo Exchange or Columbus Camera Group...they always seem
> to have a lot of darkroom stuff.
> Good luck finding new...maybe you'll luck out and find used from someone who
> was impeccably clean in their darkroom habits.
> best
> argon
Received on Thu Jan 29 13:46:46 2004

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