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#1 Broatch Berry

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:26 PM

Does anyone here know anything good or bad about this stock?
I have this stock thats been in the freezer for 7 years.
I can't find any history on this 500T.

Got this years ago for my Eclair NPR.


On the silver kodak can reads:

KODAK 500T

SO-579

16 2R 7620 (3000) El C

0579 004 1102
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#2 Francesco Bonomo

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 06:39 PM

Does anyone here know anything good or bad about this stock?


Forgive me if my information is not 100% correct, I'm copying from some notes I've found in my "film drawer" :-)
I've never used SO-579, but it should refer to a different version of the great 500T 5279/7279, considered by some one of the best 500T stocks ever made, discontinued 5 years ago. However, the "SO-579" indicates the film has an ESTAR base, which, if my notes are correct, is stronger and thinner compared to the acetate base.
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#3 Charles MacDonald

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:27 PM

and the 3000 in the label indicates that it was intended for a high speed camera.
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#4 Broatch Berry

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:33 PM

Here is the label on the can. Thank you for all who responded on the matter of this type of 500T.

Now to find out if it is still usable?

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#5 Broatch Berry

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:59 PM

Here is the label on the stock! Thanks to all those who got me some information on this film.

Now to see if it's usable


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#6 Robert Houllahan

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 09:38 PM

In my experience with shooting this stock, and older 500t, it will have some fog, in the blue layer mostly, and I would down rate it at least a stop to 250. Shoot it under bright conditions.

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