Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6 Users-Be Careful!
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 21:43:41 -0500

At 08:29 PM 5/12/98 -0400, you wrote:

>Am I missing something here?   Why don't people simply store their cameras
>with the shutter released?  I'm sure that Leica even recommends this.

As a matter of fact, Leica has officially stated in the past that leaving
the shutter tensioned doesn't damage the shutter at all. All the research
references I've ever seen all agree.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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