Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/13

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Subject: [Leica] Leica R conversions to Nikon mount
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Sat Dec 13 14:35:10 2008
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On Dec 13, 2008, at 3:32 PM, H&ECummer wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> I have been in contact with David Llado at Leitax. The R to N mount  
> is not for ROM lenses and the 100 Macro requires a special 10 hole  
> mount which David has yet to manufacture. Other R lens mounts are  
> good to go at Eu 68 per piece plus Eu 10 for shipping. I am going to  
> convert my 180mm Apo f3.4 and my 90mm Summicron for use on my D700.  
> The great thing about this conversion is it is reversible if and  
> when the R10 comes out . I expect that the lenses will perform  
> spectacularly with the D700 CCD.

I think they will...good luck Howard, and let us know please.


> Cheers
> Howard
>> Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 15:12:03 -0500
>> From: Mark Rabiner <>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] R lens conversions
>> To: Leica Users Group <>
>> Well I'm looking at a picture of a 180 Elmarit on a Nikon full  
>> frame D700
>> camera costing less than 3 grand and I feel like I've died and gone  
>> to
>> photog heaven.
>> Mark William Rabiner
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