Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/24

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Subject: Re: Trivial tip on lens caps
From: (Ken Wilcox)
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 15:55:31 -0500

I often carry my 90 Summicron and 21 SA back to back. I took the easy way
out. I use an M lens coupler. There is plenty of room in the back of the 90
for the SA's protruding elements.


>After buying my Billingham Alice bag, I wanted to pack my SA 21/3,4 together
>with a 90 mm lens. I am pretty satisfied wih my small invention:
>I took a M lens cap, and drilled a hole in the bottom large enough for the
>protruding elements of the SA. Then, I glued a Nikon lens cap on top of it.
>Then I glued another M lens cap back to back on the Nikon cap. Some
>electrical tape around the assembly made it nice to handle.
>So, now I can carry the SA and 90 mm lens attached back to back in a compact
>and secure way. It is also much easier to change lenses: In the bag, turn
>the 21/90 so that the the desired lens gets on top. Then switch lenses
>without fiddling with loose lens caps.
>The Alice takes 2 M6:s with attached 35 and 50 mm Summicrons, plus the 21-90
>combo. One M-body has the additional 21 mm finder.
>Well, that is all I need!
>Regards, Hans

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