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Ars-Imago Metal Film Retriever

Original price $10.99 - Original price $10.99
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$10.99 - $10.99
Current price $10.99
SKU 67383
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Ars-Imago Metal Film Retriever

Isn't this your darkroom nightmare? How does one quickly retrieve the end in a 135 film roll? Let us introduce you to our easy-to-use and useful Film Retriever for 35mm film!

  • Quickly retrieve your 35mm film leader safely 
  • Stainless Steel

The Ars-Imago Film Retriever is the best tool for extracting the film leader from 35mm cartridges. Designed after the classic darkroom essential, it comes in handy for use with the Lab-Box or for extracting the leader for easier reel loading.


  • Insert the film retriever in closed position into the canister until the tooth touches the edge
  • While holding the tooth, pull out the lower tab as far as it will go 
  • Rotate the spool hub counter-clockwise until you will hear the most audible click
  • Stop turning and rotate the hub clockwise until it begins to offer resistance 
  • Push the lower tab in as far as possible, then slowly withdraw the retriever to recover the film leader 

Film Retriever - How to use? from ars-imago on Vimeo.

Glazer's SKU 67383
Manufacturer Ars-Imago
MFG SKU FS192140
Product Specs -