Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/27

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: Re: [Leica] weird lens
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 00:11:30 EST

Isaac, the image circle on the F2/2" is probably just enough to cover a 6x6.
If you have access to a groundglass/viewcamera you can easily check it. Unless
it has a shutter built in, you will have to cap the front lens for exposures.
 The old Speed Graphic with the 6x9 roll film back would probably be your best
bet. I adapted a 6" 2,8 ELCAN to one of these and it worked fine. Drilled a
hole in the aperture ring and stuck a piece of a wire coat hanger in it-this
way you could turn the ring for correct aperture  not very elegant, but it
worked. Lens was quite good and I later traded the whole thing for some other
Tom A