Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/12/10

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Adapters
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 18:22:05 -0800

At 5:05 PM -0800 12/10/99, Jim Brick wrote:
>Because of the mirror in SLR's, the SLR body is thicker than a Leica M
>body. This will prohibit you from focusing at or near infinity with an M
>lens on an SLR. It will probably prohibit you from focusing past ten or
>twenty feet. This is why there is not an abundance of M to SLR adapters
>available, if there are any available at all.

There are adapters, for the heads of visoflex lenses to fit on R 
bodies. Not a real good idea if you ask me.
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Eric Welch
Carlsbad, CA

Zen master to hotdog vendor. "Make me one with everything."