Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/05/15

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Subject: Re: 35-70/f3.5 vario-elmar first style
From: Bill Grimwood <>
Date: Wed, 15 May 1996 08:58:14 -0500 (CDT)

>I notice that there is some sideways play in the lens.  I wiggles and if you
>hold the body tightly you can see a small image shift looking through the
>viewfinder.  I'm going to use the lens for travel pics mostly and family
>pics.  For other shooting I will use my M6.  
You should not be able to notice any play in your lens.  The rear bayonet of
the lens could be worn or the bayonet mount on the body could be worn or
both could be worn.  Try another lens on your body.  It should mount snug.

Bill Grimwood