Drying Super 8

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Drying Super 8

Post by deVere » Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:23 pm

Any recommendations for making an efficient device for drying processed Super 8? Have a new darkroom and the days of hanging it on the clothes dryer at home are (hopefully) over.


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Re: Drying Super 8

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:23 pm

Frank at Super8 Reversal lab has stretched several thin ropes (I think) across the drying room in his lab (similare to clothes drying). It works very well for him. You just need to find your own best way of doing it and getting used to it.

I've also seen drums that you can spool up your film around. These are wooden drums and about 40cm i diameter. Perhaps you could scout eBay for one, or even make on yourself. Should be quite easy...

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Re: Drying Super 8

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Re: Drying Super 8

Post by wahiba » Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:03 pm

Stick a dish underneath and it could also be used for processing the film - well maybe not that particular model, but the principle is the same.
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