Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/01/08

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Subject: Re: Leica ain't perfect...
From: Mark Bergman <>
Date: Wed, 08 Jan 1997 19:40:06 -0800

Wolfgang Sachse wrote:
>         Hi Group -
>         I lost the same eyepiece in Edinburgh, Scotland in the
>         Summer '95 and it make my M6 useless for the rest of my
>         trip to southern Europe. 
>         Returning to the States, I bought a new one ($75) and
>         Leica (NJ) suggested I use a VERY SMALL amount of glue
>         to fix it in place.  Now I've put a little (VERY LITTLE) >	  amount of Duco cement to fix it in place. Pain in the neck!
Go to an Auto parts store and buy a product called loctite for the screw
items. It isn't a glue but will prevent the item from backing out of the
threads.  There is 2 products.  The BLUE will allow you unscrew the
piece with a bit of force.  The RED will require heat to break the bond.