Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/12/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] tripod
From: Edward Meyers <>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 1997 16:22:40 -0500 (EST)

I cut a circle using a quarter on a piece of rubber inner tube.
Then I use a hole punch on it. I place this between camera
and tripod head. Voila. Ed

On Mon, 29 Dec 1997, Jeff Moore wrote:

> Kim Sherman <> wrote,
> > For those of you who do use the Leica table-top tripod, what do you do 
> > to keep the damage/wear to the bottom plate of your M-bodies to a minimum.
> H'mm.  I guess I've always figured that when you use cameras, eventually they 
> look as if you've used them.  Part of the rhythm of life, or something.
> Having spouted that, I should mention that when I got my M6 I decided to leave 
> that protective clear plastic strip on the bottom of the camera until it fell 
> off, something I expected to happen in a matter of weeks.  It's been almost 
> ten years so far.
>  -Jeff