Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/04/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lens cleaning & alcohol?
From: Henry Ambrose <>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 12:40:38 -0500

>Eric Welch wrote:
>> >cautions against ROR to start pouring forth :) :) :)
>> Someone will no doubt point out the dangers of spraying. :-)
>I try to breath as much single malt alcohol vapors as I can before I
>summon up the strength to clean my precious glass with an entrenching
>tool and Lemon Pledge.
>Mark Rabiner
120 grit sandpaper is really much more efficient.  Just be sure to rub 
with a random circular motion. The resulting "bokeh" is particularly 
pleasing to some long-time Leicaphiles.  It has been said that this 
little known technique is what gives the true "Leica look"


Henry Ambrose