Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/26[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Try re-attaching the filter, and tightening it a bit to see if the shifted part of the lens would move back. Dan C. At 10:16 AM 26-09-98 PDT, you wrote: >Hi LUGers, > >I have a question I should probably direct to Leica USA but they're >closed for the weekend so I figured I'd try it out here. I was twisting >off a stuck filter on my lens today... after I finally got it off, I >noticed that the engraved front part of the lens (bearing "E46 37488xx >LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/35 ASPH.") had shifted approximately 30 degrees >in the direction of twist. With the filter off, I tried to see if I >could twist it back, or even twist it more, but it won't budge now. > >I'm wondering if it's possible that I damaged the lens. I don't think >it's likely but I thought I'd ask, just in case. Anyone ever had this >happen? > >Thanks!