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Shauna Linde
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/10/2004
 

B & W chemical storage containers


This may be a really dumb sounding question but I'm asking it anyhow. I am getting my home darkroom set up and I need to get some clear bottles that can hold a gallon of liquid. When I was in school the containers were shaped like bleach containers (although clear, and they did NOT start out with bleach in them). I can't find anything like this on websites.
Can I use old milk jugs or does anyone know where I can find clear gallon size bottles?? Also--I was reading a response about not putting fixer down the drain? Do photographic stores take it back or what do you do with it???


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7/28/2004 9:07:19 PM

 
Gregory LaGrange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
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  grocery store and get the cheapest brand of gallon size water. About a $1.19
See if a photo lab will take the fixer. If not, look for hazardous materials handlers.
Keep an eye on developer causing a leak in the seams at the bottom of the jug over time. Keep newspaper underneath jugs to soak up spills, leaks, keep stains off the floor.


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7/28/2004 10:38:54 PM

 
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