Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/07/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Travel Security
From: csocolow <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 1999 23:40:05 -0400

Jim Laurel wrote:
> I carried an M6 body with 21/35/50/90 lenses in a Domke F803 satchel.  I had
> planned to use the backpack technique like my wife, but found the satchel
> much easier to use.  It was comfortable to carry all day across the chest,
> and easy to work out of.  For walking through crowds or more questionable
> areas, it was easy to lock the top flap, and hold onto the clasp with one
> hand.  The satchel also held the day's film supply, a flip polarizer,
> Vivitar 2800 flash, Lumiquest pocket bouncer, a Bogen tabletop tripod, extra
> batteries, a cable release, and Leica compact binocs in an attached Lowe pro
> pouch.

> More on the trip when I recover from my jet lag...
> Cheers,
> --Jim Laurel


Does the Vivitar 2800 flash require a dedicated hot shoe module? And, if
so, what do you use on the Leica M6? I've seen them priced in B&H and it
seems to indicate that you do need the module. TIA.
- -- 
Carl Socolow