Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Tri-Elmar focusing
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 1998 14:46:27 EDT

<< That's an interesting observation. I have seen the same thing. I'll try
 your suggestion. I seem to remember reading or hearing that the focus
 mechanism is not a standard helicoid arrangement, but instead uses a
 synthetic cam. >>

The instruction booklet on this lens is interesting.  It explains the
substrate material used to dampen the focusing ring.

Tom Shea