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General Brand Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5

B&H # GBTU45
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You Pay: $17.95

The Yankee Utility Developing Tank for film on hangers up to 4 x 5". Constructed of high-impact plastic, it accepts 12 hangers. Also for roll film, on reels for in-dark developing.

The tank features a floating lid that retards chemical oxidation, and a snug fitting cover for storing chemicals.

General Brand Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5
  • Floating Lid
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    YankeeUtility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5
     
    3.6

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easily cleaned (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Developing (4)

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      2.0

      OK - if manufactured properly

      By mark

      from chicago

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Flimsy Construction

        Best Uses

          Comments about Yankee Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5:

          Ordered these for our darkroom at the school I work at. All of them (ordered 5 or 6) were not manufactured properly. The notches on the base that allow you to change the format of the film you are developing were not carved properly on any of them, so the film holder needed to be glued into the proper position - it would have come apart during use otherwise, leaving one's film just floating around in the tank. The HP Combiplan tank is better, but not by much. (The HP uses about half of the amount of liquid as the Yankee, which uses about 54oz. This is a lot) If you are serious about large format film, do yourself a favor and get a darkroom and develop your film in trays. Leave the tanks for roll film

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          4.0

          Quite good

          By Julia

          from Michigan

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easily Cleaned

          Cons

          • Black coating dissolves

          Best Uses

          • Developing

          Comments about Yankee Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5:

          Good tank for 4x5, relatively sturdy. Floater lid tends to sink in working-strength hypo-clear.

          Be careful with leaving developer in a tank for too long (ie, a few weeks), it seems to take the black finish off the inside of the tank and could deposit it on your film. I filtered the chemistry with a coffee filter, scrubbed the inside clean, and all was well.

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          3.0

          I wish they were a little more durable.

          By newk

          from austin,tx

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easily Cleaned

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Developing

            Comments about Yankee Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5:

            I wish they were a little more durable, but they do what they do.....

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            4.0

            Long lasting, but dribbly

            By Millsphoto

            from Atascadero

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good size

            Cons

            • Needs spout

            Best Uses

            • Developing
            • Photography

            Comments about Yankee Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5:

            I've had a couple of these for a long time. they're very durable. They are also a little larger than the stainless steel tanks, which is nice. The biggest problem is they don't have a spout for pouring back in the bottle, they dribble all over. Stainless Steel tanks dribble less, but still dribble. To empty these tanks, I usually pour them into a 8x10 tray, so they dribble into the tray, and then pour the tray into the bottle. I've never used the lids.

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            5.0

            When room is tight

            By Jeff Bates

            from Columbus, Ohio

            About Me Professional

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            Pros

            • Compact
            • Consistent Reactions
            • Easily Cleaned

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Developing

              Comments about Yankee Utility Developing Tank for Film up to 4x5:

              If you don't have room for a 3 1/2 gallon sink line this may be the next best thing.

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