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Re: Stock Paint:Gum Solutions?

Kees & Guido, thanks for mentioning Mowiol.

I can't buy Mowiol locally, have to import. That way, price becomes
greater than (locally purchased) gum.

About 1 - 1.5 stop slower? That kills my enthusiasm and curiosity for it -
as a paper negative user - then...


24 Ekim 2008, Cuma, 11:32 am tarihinde, Guido Ceuppens yazmış:
> Loris,
> I have been using Mowiol on/off the last couple weeks. The 8-88
> variety recommended by Mr Jeanlis was sold out at Kremer's so I used
> 4-88  (310grs per litre of water). I don't know if I will be using it
> much in the future, it reacts differently than gum of course. It seems
> to be slower than gum : MY exposure times for gum are between 2 and
> 3:30 mins, Mowiol needs 7 to 10 mins exposure. It seems to dry slower
> and requires some heat to loose it's tackiness. What I do like is the
> fact that a mixture of Mowiol, paint and pot dichromat does not seem
> to get bad, even after 2 weeks.
> Best,
> Guido