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It will work just fine! Initially, C-41 film stabilizer was a surfactant (FhotoFlow) plus formaldehyde. The formaldehyde acted as a biocide to preserve the film from attracks by mold and other beasties. Secondly, the formaldehyde formed a peptide bond. Film uses a binder of gelatin to glue the light sensitive goodies and the dyes to the film base. Gelatin is ...


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It strikes me as odd that you'd get 31 frames in before a loading issue cropped up...but, I guess stranger things have happened. If you have a professional camera shop and developer in your town, simply take the whole camera to them. They will have a darkroom, dark box, etc. and will be more accustomed to removing jammed up film. They'll get it unwound, back ...


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Outline of steps / times / temperatures K-14 Removable Jet Black Backing (Rem-Jet) Removal 10 seconds ambient temp subsequently buff-off Rinse 15 seconds @ 85° -2 +15 First Developer MQ formula 2 minutes 0 seconds 99°F ± 0.05 Wash 45 seconds 85° ± 2 Red light fogging Corning 2403 filter 2.5 millimeters distance 1000 micro-watt second per sq cm Cyan ...


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It seems you've exhausted the possibilities of getting them re-used for their original purpose. So it's a simple rubbish-disposal problem. Talk to your refuse collector. Yes, it would be nice if everything could be re-cycled. Maybe one day! You've done what you can, no need to beat yourself up over it.


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The canonical answer is that these can only be developed as black and white, negatives or reversal positives, outside of experimental processes that I wouldn't recommend you try with your home movies. Beyond that, however, there's the issue of remjet. The remjet antihalation layer isn't terribly difficult to remove on fresh-dated films like Visions3 (which ...


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