Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Marc's hammer
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 12:45:35 -0400

At 10:59 AM 6/18/99 +0100, Doug McLernon asked:
>I am always be guided by Marc's expert advice but I need a few questions
>answered. Is a Canadian hammer as good as a Germany hammer and do you
>recommend the use of Tom A's softie. Are there any collectors of hammers out
>there?  The fact  the softie sits higher than the top plate has caused such
>grief amongst members in past posts - I believe there is actually an
>advantage in  using it  with Marc's technique  to actually protect the top
>plate from dents. How high should I lift the hammer?

Oh, Irish hammers are the best, as they're designed to work on thick Celtic
skulls, such as my own.  

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!