Re: fastest gum printer in the west-er-east

From: Fotoalquimia ^lt;>
Date: 03/02/04-07:09:03 AM Z
Message-id: <000101c40059$9306c400$0bc2f4d8@osky>

 How did you do it with a spray bottle??
Isn't it very little water?
How did you rinse it after developingo??

Osky Burstein

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <>
To: "Alt List" <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 9:55 AM
Subject: fastest gum printer in the west-er-east

> A while back someone (forgive me, I forget, but was it Miguel?) posted a
> time chart about how long it took to do a gum print, and I saved it to
> my professors but then a snafu with my email erased all saved messages.
> Anyway, midterm reviews are today, and yesterday I kid you not: I coated
> (!) gums, exposed, developed, and hung to dry in 1 hour and 15 minutes. I
> layer of tricolor, 7 8x11's and 2 11x17's.
> How was this possible? Drying the layers with a hair dryer, and
> them with a spray bottle, with a little mania tossed in (I had only a 1
> hour window of opportunity before I had to leave to TA so necessity was
> mother of invention).
> *Normally* a gum layer will take me 3 hours to do 9 (not including drying
> time). Then with 3 layers, plus sizing time and producing the digineg
> accounting for failures or less than perfect prints, I figure I have about
> hours per print.
> I'm running out of sized paper. Good news: I'll be testing Ryuji's
> glutyrlaldehyde (sp) hardener soon, with the next batch.
> Back to work.
> Chris
Received on Tue Mar 2 07:35:31 2004

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