Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] m6 v. r7 - sharpness issue
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 1998 22:52:02


 Mine has the tripod mount height of which from the lens body is about
20mm.  I think it should be longer than that.


At 12:09 AM 8/30/98 -0400, you wrote:
>The older 180 I got had had the tripod mount removed- I got a replacement
>from Leica in NJ, but the screws were TOO SHORT! They are 10mm long, and
>need to be 12mm or so it seems. Does yours have the tripod mount, and if so,
>have you ever removed one or both of the screws? I would dearly love to find
>out the exact length  needed.
>I called Leica back on this, but Dave Elwell, the parts guy said that those
>were the only screws Leica supplied!
>Right now, I only hand hold, and I put a piece of , shudder!, Black Tape
>over the holes to keep out dust boogers and other detritus.