At 12:50 PM 10/20/2008, Allen Zak wrote: >My comment on Rodinal >refers to its availability. In Columbus, a large city, it is not >stocked at any of our local shops. I imagine that might be true >elsewhere. Kodak D76, OTOH, can be found at any photo specialty shop, >perhaps at supermarkets, flea markets and hardware stores ;-).Well, you can mix it from scratch -- I do have the formula floating about somewhere. Or buy the mix from Photographer's Formulary. Rodinal, incidentally, lasts decades if kept in sealed bottles: I have a bottle from the 1950's which still is quite potent.
Rodinal was first formulated in 1893 and is now 115 years old. That newcomer, D-76, only dates from 1926. New kid on the block!
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