Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/13

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Subject: [Leica] Re: R8 film advance lever
From: Pascal <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 1998 15:46:29 +0200

On 12-06-1998 12:28 John McLeod wrote:

>I got to the end of the roll on my new R8 yesterday and noticed (before
>rewinding the film) that the film advance lever was loose and without
>tension.  I haven't put that many rolls of film through the camera and had
>not noticed this before.  My R6's work like other SLR I'm familiar with --
>when you get to the end of the roll the lever is essentially firm and
>unmovable, letting you know that the film cannot be advanced further. 

Don't worry John, I am sometimes having the same experience. It is quite