Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/02/10

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To: Eric Welch <>
Subject: Re: to UV filter or not
From: (Charles E. Albertson)
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 1996 18:46:03 -0800

At 10:14 PM 2/8/96 -0800, Eric Welch wrote:
>What brand filters are you using? I am finding the Hoya on my Canon EOS 
>70-200 isn't all that good. This is the first non B+W I've bought in 
>years. And frankly, I'm not impressed. Mabye I got a bad one? Leica 
>seems to recommend them for Japanese filters.
Not too surprising that they recommend Hoyas, since they use some Hoya glass
in their optics. I saw a pallet of blocks of Hoya glass at the Solms factory
when I ran through it a few years back.

Chuck Albertson
Seattle, Wash.

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