Minox developing tank thermometer

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I've just go a dev tank but unfortunately, it doesn't have a thermometer. Can someone help me by providing the diameter and length of the dev tank thermometer? I'm thinking about getting a similar sized thermometer locally (in Malaysia).

-- C P Wong (cpwong@w3xs.com), December 22, 1999


MINOX thermometer dimension

Total length 11 cm, in which 4 cm is thinner tip ( 7mm diameter) the rest is thick 10.2 mm diameter.

-- martin tai (martin.tai@capcanada.com), December 22, 1999.

Personally, I've developed something like 60 rolls of Minox film in the Minox Tank, and I've NEVER used the thermometer. I use a plain old round-dial photo thermometer to check my developer temperature before pouring it in, and since I use the "rap on the table and shake like a martini" agitation method, I don't even put in the thermometer. (Nothing against Martin's pumping technique, but I've never used it.)

In any case, the thermometer is NOT required to get good results with the Tank.

-- Michael Goldfarb (mgoldfar@mobius-inc.com), December 23, 1999.

I have a thermometer with my old 50-exposure Minox tank,but never use it since I`m worried about breaking it in the tank.Also,it doesn`t go down far enough when developing smaller rolls of film.I made a wooden dowel the same diameter as the thermometer and about 8 inches long and it works fine.

-- Lance Novak (roobunny@aol.com), January 09, 2000.

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