Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/04/11

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To: "'Leica List'" <>
Subject: RE: Grips
From: Chuck Warman <>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 07:31:43 -0500
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I have a similar grip for my Minolta CLE. It makes an enormous difference 
in my ability to keep the camera steady - especially in view of its 
diminutive size. I never shoot without it.

Seems as though I'm becoming the resident CLE apologist.

Chuck Warman

>I just returned from the USA where I picked up 2 M-grips for my
>M4-P's. They are sold by Tamarkin & co. but are also available from
>shops like Profoto in NY city. The price is pretty steep - about $89
>each (maybe not high by Leica standards)  but they are extremely well
>made, uncomplicated and an absolute pleasure to use. The additional
>size & weight were negligible.
>When mounted onto the baseplate they provide a centered tripod socket
> and don't have to be removed for changing of film. A small grip runs
>along the front left (when facing the lens) side of the camera.
>I often shoot for lengthy periods especially when doing street