Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Horror Tale
From: Erich Champion <echampio@Adobe.COM>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 14:51:29 -0800

Exactly the same thing happened to the Zeiss 50mm f1.4 that I purchased for my
Contax RTS. Yashica only charged me $150 to put my $250 lens back together.

> From: "B. D. Colen" <>
> Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 09:50:57 -0400
> Subject: [Leica] Horror Tale
> My one-month-old, Titanium 35 1.4. ASPH, has fallen apart! That's right,
> fallen apart. The aperture ring is totally disengaged from the click stop
> mechanism, and floats up and down - although it still controls the blades
> properly. At the same time, the "guts" of the lens seem to have slipped
> downwards so that too much protrudes from the rear.

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