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Sticky bits on a negative


jembo 11 104 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2004 3:42PM
Our local lab processed a 120 film but a 'sticker' got into the machine and as a reesult, there are bits of sticky residue left on the neg. Can anyone recommend a way to remove this muck without damaging the neg?

Cheers.

Jembo

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Carabosse e2
11 39.7k 269 England
25 Oct 2004 3:53PM
If it's the lab's fault the lab should sort it out for you - I would have thought.
onewildworld 12 696 4 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2004 4:52PM
Carabosse is right, the lab should sort it. However, this may be limited to them giving you a new film. Doesn't really save your negs. The best way to clean negs and slides of such things is with isopropyl alcohol - you can get it from the chemist. Then using a clean lint free, soft cloth, something like a lens cleaning cloth, you can clean the residue off the negs.

HTH

Dave
sillyconguru 10 4.4k
25 Oct 2004 6:04PM
Lighter fuel (not butane) works nicely as a film/print cleaner, it's also cheap.
Ian-Jones e2
11 129 2 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2004 9:16PM
Do this work out with all other muck i.e. finger prints?!!

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