Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/10/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica M: tactical reloads
From: "Anthony Atkielski" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 08:53:20 +0200

From: Alexey Merz <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 01:01
Subject: [Leica] Leica M: tactical reloads

> I hold it between the middle and ring fingers of
> my weak hand - just like the full clip during a
> tactical pistol reload. Others hold the bottom plate
> in their mouth or put it in a shirt pocket.

Don't these techniques risk introducing a lot of dirt and debris into the film

I take care not to even touch the inner parts of the base plate while loading

  -- Anthony