Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Using 2 cam lenses on an R3
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 1999 12:09:36 -0500

How great minds think alike! I have a 135 Elmarit too, originally two cams
but converted to 3. You will love it! Great for portraits, and fast enough
for those soccer games where you need that extra focal length!
- -----Original Message-----
From: Alex Hurst <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, February 11, 1999 4:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Using 2 cam lenses on an R3

>Hi LUGnuts.
>Many thanks to all of you who commented so helpfully on metering
>workarounds and my peculiar lens flange problem.
>This sort of assistance is what really makes the LUG such a great group.
>I'm pretty sure not even Leitz could have come up with the comprehensive
>answers that you guys did. Certainly it's not in any of the books I have.
>BTW, I'm expecting a 3-cam 135/2.8 R to arrive from the US in a week or so.
>It'll be interesting to see whether that fits the SLs.
>I'm in your debt to the extent of several pints of Murphy's - payable in
>Ireland if you're ever over, or possibly in Boston and Vancouver next July.
>Alex Hurst
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