Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/04/24

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Subject: Dry Curtains
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 1996 20:59:02 -0400

At 08:41 AM 4/24/96 -0400, you wrote:
>> What is a "dry curtain"?
>curtain material dried out, mostly from inactivity. One result
>(and what I meant to convey) is that such curtains typically leak light,
>a la pinholes. (Test description deleted)


Thanks for the informative reply. I had always wondered why the early 
Nikon F advertisements made so much of the F's "quilted titanium"
shutter curtains compared to rubberized silk (ala Leitz). Now we

Tom Mydosh