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Paterson Changing Bag (27.5 x 27.5")

Paterson Changing Bag (27.5 x 27.5")
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Paterson PTP125 Overview

The Paterson Changing Bag is an essential piece of equipment that any photographer should keep in a darkroom. It is one of the most simple items to use and can potentially save you from losing a roll of jammed film stuck inside a camera.

Having a changing bag on hand means that a jammed or partly exposed film can be safely removed from the camera and shooting can continue and it will allow a film to be loaded into a developing tank without having to first find a darkroom.
It has a fail-safe double skin with a double zip closure and the comfortable inner lining is specially designed to avoid perspiration in prolonged use.
The Paterson changing bag is small enough to fit into a camera bag, yet large enough to allow a camera back to be fully opened once inside or a film to be loaded into a tank.

Paterson PTP125 Specs

Dimensions27.5 x 27.5" (70 x 70cm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 8.1 x 2.9"

Paterson PTP125 Reviews

Simple and durable

By moshen
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-06

Works perfectly when used with my Jobo 1520 tank for 35mm. Simple and durable with no light leaks.

Paterson = quality

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-18

Well made and a nice size for loading the developing tank, the bulk film loader and the 4x5 film holders.

When you need to change film...

By William
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-15

It's nice and roomy, could put a bunch of holders and film in the bag at the same time. Not as nice as changing in a darkroom but if you have to, this is certainly a reliable way to go. I saw some grumbling about how tight the sleeves are, they are quite snug but not overly so (I'm average build), but am glad they are snug to to prevent light leaks.

Works well

By Sam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-19

Bag is dense and well made. Very secure. Arm holes are right at first and it definitely makes me feel confident that no light is getting through.

best bag

By Justin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-24

Worth the extra money. Better fit, thicker fabric, higher quality than the cheaper ones.

Good size and easy to use

By Giovanni
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-18

There's plenty of space inside to load a roll of 120 on a Paterson tank, and it's still possible to use it on a regular desk. Build quality seems very good, though I can't comment on the durability. The elastic is very snug, which is reassuring; I only pull it up to the forearms. It seems to be perfectly light tight, as you'd expect, but I still use it in subdued light.

could be a little larger, but very useable

By Dave
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-30

I load my 120 film into the jobo tanks with too much problems, could be a little bit bigger, but it gets the job done when you figure out where to put things into it before using.

Does everything it should.

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-18

Quality fabrication and very fonctionnal. I would recommend to anyone who doesn't have a dark room.

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Can I use this for a 3-reel tank? Is it big ...

Can I use this for a 3-reel tank? Is it big enough?
Asked by: Ahsan
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-15

Is the inside of the bag dust free?

Is the inside of the bag dust free?
Asked by: Suzanne
It’s dust free when brand new and still in the packaging. Whether it remains dust free depends on whether the equipment placed inside is dust free and how it’s stored. I think a small amount of dust inside the bag is inevitable but shouldn’t cause any serious issues.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-02-02

What is the weight of this bag?

What is the weight of this bag?
Asked by: Alan
around 1 lb
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-18

Can I use this for a 5-reel tank? Is it big ...

Can I use this for a 5-reel tank? Is it big enough?
Asked by: Cristobal
Yes, Paterson Changing Bag (27.5 x 27.5") is large enough to put a Paterson Super System 4 Multi-Reel 5 Developing Tank inside. The changing bag diameter is 28'' x 25''.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-06-27


Where was this product made?
Asked by: Anonymous
is it big enough to load 120 film in a tank that holds one real of 120
Answered by: Nicolai A.
Date published: 2018-08-27


can this be used to load 4x5 film?
Asked by: Susan
Yes of course, you can do inside any job that should be done in the complete darkness, there is enough space inside to load 4x5 films.
Answered by: MIODRAG B.
Date published: 2018-08-27


is this fabric or plastic?
Asked by: Anonymous
It is Nylon, it works very well, even with my a bit larger forearms.
Answered by: Paul B.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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