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Kodak Tank #2

Size: 4x5 pack film

Daylight: Sort of - but not really.

Agitation: Inversion.

Volume: 64 oz (1.9 l)

Fill time: NA

Drain time: NA

Construction: Stainless Steel

Weight: 1.9 lbs (850 grams)

Size: 4.75” x 7.375” H

Manufacturer: Kodak

Year built: c. 1920?

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First, this tank was intended for “pack film.” This film apparently had a paper backing that was left on during development.

The directions say to fill the tank first; turn out the white lights and then load the cage.  Development would be done with the lights on but the film removed and fixed in trays (in the dark).

You can read all about it below.