Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/08/14

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Subject: Re: M6 Camera strap and Quick Lens Test
From: (Ken Wilcox)
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 15:38:38 -0400

I rather like the strap that came with the camera. It hasn't scratched yet
and I got it in '89. It stays where I put it and doesn't chafe.


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>     Hi Luggers,
>     I am really excited.  I just purchased a new M6 and used 50mm f1.4,
>     and 90mm f2.  What a marvel of craftsmanship!
>     The first thing to do for a newby like myself is to get a camera strap
>     and test the used lens.
>     Would any of you please recommend a high quality camera strap that
>     will do a good job of protecting the camera from scratches at the lug
>     connections and be very comfortable on the shoulders and neck and be
>     discreet and unobtrusive.  I have used a leather wide strap with
>     leather protectors at the lug connections on my Nikon but I can't find
>     a manufacturer name on it.  Is the new neoprene(?) material the way to
>     go?
>     Also, any recommendations for a quick test of lens for any defects,
>     etc.?
>     Ken

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