Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/17

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Cool SL trick
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 18:17:19 -0700

You do know you need a special tool to lock up the mirror on the IIIc, don't

Paul Chefurka

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Hall []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 8:39 PM
> To:
> Subject: [Leica] Cool SL trick
> Just picked up an interesting tip on the
> Pentax list, an oblique flick of the finger
> to the shutter release (after winding on)
> button on my old H1a locks up the mirror and
> presets the diaphragm...COOL!!!  Back on
> topic, damned if it doesn't work on the SL
> too!  Is this old news?  Could it wreck the
> drive train somehow?  I'm still trying to get
> it to work on the IIIC.
> Jason