Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/01

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

Subject: Re: [Leica] Focusing tabs
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 1999 10:41:54 -0500

Whew! There is something fundamentally scary about drilling any kind of hole
in a Summilux anything!
You must have a very steadyhand- do you use a 'softie' on your drill?
- -----Original Message-----
From: <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, February 01, 1999 12:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Focusing tabs

>Carl, you can have a focussing tab put on a Summilux. Most users who want
>do what I did. Drill a hole in the knurled barrel and fit a screw in it 
>one I used a screw from an old stereo  nicely knurled 'knob" on it. I
>put these on in such position that when pointing straight down it has the
>focussed at 8ft. Not to elegant, but it works. Probably possible to put one
>a 50DR too  although I think that the tab from the 35mm f2 should fit.
>Industrial epoxy works too - I had Reinhold do that to my latest 50/2
>(collapsible hood model)
>Tom A