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I was just looking through the "Film Developing Cookbook" and saw a mention of the developer FX-2K. Comparing it to FX-2. I also checked the web and found---Originally formulated by Geoffrey W. Crawley. FX 2K, a variation, provides more flexibility with enhanced midtones. Has anyone used this? What exactly is meant by "more flexibility?" Thanks----JimJ

-- Jim Jasutis (jjasuti1@tampabay.rr.com), October 27, 2001


FX-2K substitutes 1.5x as much sodium metaborate for potassium carbonate. As I recall, you'll get slightly smoother tonality at the expense of a slight loss in acutance. But, understand, we're talking very slight differences. Is it worth trying? Sure--why not? Try it and see how you like it.

-- Ted Kaufman (writercrmp@aol.com), October 27, 2001.

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