Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/18

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Summarit hood
From: Jem Kime <>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 15:15:29 +0100

Find a 42 slip on filter and have a lens hood attached to it, I've seen 
countless versions at camera markets, glued, soldered, etc.
Obviously a standard lens hood is wanted that's a neat fit close to the 
filter size.
Oh! don't forget to take out the filter glass...

This is the craft way, the commercial way is to scour the boxes and bins in 
any camera store to find something that fits. Most places have an 
accumulation of old photographica that they're only too happy to sell for a 
few coins.


- -----Original Message-----
From:	Henrik Williams []
Sent:	18 May 2000 13:12
Subject:	[Leica] Summarit hood

Could anyone suggest an alternative to bying an original hood for a (screw)